This heritage walk showcases downtown PoCo’s beautiful art, and offers a pleasant walk through some of the City’s most vibrant streets and parks. Enjoy mosaics and murals, parks and paths, and take part in a little history! Beginning behind the Leigh Square Community Arts Village this walk is a loop that ends in front of Veterans park and City Hall on McAllister Avenue.
Before we begin, we would like to respectfully acknowledge and recognize that this walk takes place on the unceded core traditional territory of the kʷikʷəƛəm First Nation and the Coast Salish People. We strongly encourage you to take your time to read the Historical Continuum’s kʷikʷəƛəm First Nation panels along the Port Coquitlam Traboulay Trail which you will find later in the tour.
Exercise is an important part of everyone’s daily routine, and walking is a free, convenient, and easy way to add movement to your day. Cardio exercise is important in the maintenance of a healthy body, and can:
- Strengthen bones
- Reduce body fat
- Increase muscular strength, flexibility, and endurance
- Reduce the risk of coronary heart disease
- Enhance mental wellbeing
BONUS! You get to experience some of the amazing art and culture of your community!
|One slight hill after the salmon stream on the PoCo Traboulay Trail. Majority of the walk takes place on a path or sidewalk.
Remember to bring a good hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and water. We recommend comfortable footwear and if you are walking alone it’s always a good idea to let someone know where you’re going.