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Sun, Sep 24


Heritage Area - Derby Reach

Derby Reach Park Day

Explore, experience and learn about Derby Reach and Brae Island Parks

Derby Reach Park Day
Derby Reach Park Day

Time & Location

Sep 24, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Heritage Area - Derby Reach, Langley Twp, BC V1M 3V2, Canada

About the event

On World Rivers Day join us in celebrating the wetlands, waterways, nature and heritage in and around these two beautiful parks – Derby Reach & Brae Island Regional Parks. 

Guided walks and activities for all ages. Learn about the Langley Bog, take a trip to the viewing platform, learn about the heritage of the area, and find out about what projects we are working on at the park association. 

  • Sunday, September 24th – all ages
  • Karr Mercer Barn – Derby Reach Regional Park, Heritage Area, 10748 Allard Crescent, Langley
  • Free, drop by anytime between 11am and 3pm

Bring a picnic and stay a while, enjoy the river and mountain views in this historic spot! Stop by our DRBIPA tent for kid friendly activities or to find out more about the park association, even try a sample of a heritage apple from one of our heritage apple trees. We hope to see you there!

Guided strolls and presentations include:

  • 11:30am & 1:00pm – Sylvia Grace Borda – Walk & Talk, Unique Apple History of Metro Vancouver (Fort to Fort Trail)
  • 11:30am & 1:00pm – Jeremy Smith – Presentation, DRBIPA Heritage Orchard History and Importance of Heritage Apples
  • 12:30pm & 1:30pm – Langley Community Music School Fiddlers
  • 1:00pm & 2:00pm – Anne Gosse – Walk & Talk, Viewing Platform History & Importance of Langley Bog (Houston Trail)

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