In Lifestyle

With its head waters in North Surrey, the Serpentine River is 35 kilometres long, and winds its way to the ocean at South Surrey’s Mud Bay. The river is a stopping place for migratory birds, waterfowl and a variety of wildlife. Surrounding the Serpentine River in the Fleetwood area are many great parks and trails for hiking. Located at 16151 92 Avenue is Serpentine Heights Park. If you’re looking for new hikes and trails to discover this summer, add Serpentine Heights Park in Fleetwood to your list of places to visit.

Serpentine Heights Sports Fields and Facilities

Fleetwood Fastpitch association and other local leagues take advantage of the well-maintained baseball diamond at Serpentine Heights Park. Regular practices, games and tournaments during baseball season bring families and spectators to the park. The park also features a soccer field that is used and enjoyed regularly. Serpentine Heights park has one small parking lot that is accessible from 92 Avenue.

Walking Trails and Hiking Routes for Your Family Adventure

The walking trails and natural wooded areas in Serpentine Heights are great spots to take the family for a summer hike. The park is in close proximity to the river’s edge, and can be easily incorporated into longer hikes around the area. Tynehead, Hemlock, Fern and Bothwell parks are all nearby, and feature a number of creeks and trails for your family to discover. Make Serpentine Heights one of your stopping points when hiking through the Fleetwood area. It’s nice to incorporate some sidewalk travel and different scenery when taking a long hike. When hiking from the river to Serpentine heights, you’ll walk through residential neighbourhoods with pleasing landscapes.

Local School Makes a Fun Place to Play

Serpentine Heights Park Elementary school is connected to the park, and is the place of learning for over 500 local children. You know you’ll find plenty of playground equipment here for little ones to climb, slide and swing on. Take a break at Serpentine Heights Park Elementary and enjoy a picnic lunch. Let the kids take advantage of the playground and enjoy a breather before continuing on your walk. The school, when open, also accepts old batteries and cellphones for recycling.

Activities and Facilities for Community Children

Serpentine Heights is a family oriented community with large single-family homes and nearby schools. There is a Secondary School in walking distance, and there are lots of activities for children in the area. Well-established neighbourhoods are abundant, along with mature trees and green spaces. The South Surrey Community parks lies slightly north of Serpentine Heights Park, and offers washroom facilities, sports fields and a small community room that’s available for booking.

Fleetwood is home to many parks and hiking trails. With so much natural beauty to explore, summer hiking is a great way to discover new family favourites in the area. Serpentine Heights Park is just one of the many great spots that lie just off the Serpentine river. To learn more about activities and opportunities in the Fleetwood area, sign up for our newsletter or call us today.

Mike Marfori Fraser Valley Top Realtor