Mission is a quaint rural community positioned on a hillside above the mighty Fraser River, among coastal mountains and sprawling farmland, and about an hour's drive east of Vancouver. Given its geography, it's no wonder the area is known for its tremendous fishing, hiking, swimming and camping experiences.
Hayward Lake's 10 kilometre Reservoir Trail offers a relaxed and peaceful setting, while easily connecting with the area's scenic six kilometre Railway Trail. As one of Metro Vancouver's more popular provincial parks, Rolley Lake is an outdoor explorer's dream with its impossibly idyllic wilderness setting, warm water lake and array of outdoor experiences - from swimming, fishing and canoeing to camping, picnicking and hiking.
Cascade Falls is located northeast of Mission, BC, and the scenic waterfall can be viewed from a suspension bridge that crosses the river above the canyon.
Located north of Mission, BC, Hayward Lake offers two hikes that meander along scenic trails maintained by BC Hydro.
A popular day use and camping area, Rolley Lake is located northwest of the town of Mission.
A forested area managed by the District of Mission, the Stave Dam Forest Interpretation Trail provides a look at the beautiful forest while passing some scenic viewpoints at the top.
The hike to Steelhead Falls is a short 1km route through a scenic forest and ending at a spectacular waterfall.