Surrey’s Top Ten


Explore the best of what Surrey has to offer with the following top ten sightseeing opportunities and activities:

Best Views

 Surrey’s entire shoreline offers amazing views year round of constantly changing tidal waters, fishing boats, and migrating flocks of birds.


Biggest Trees

 Surrey’s biggest heritage designated Douglas Fir trees on an access trail to the Semiahmoo Heritage Trail.


Biggest Redwood Grove

The biggest grove of Redwood trees north of California and the smallest troll home as you search the park for these skyscraper-high trees.


Greatest Diversity of Trees

 To count how many different kinds of trees you can find at the Surrey Nature Centre.


Best Freshwater Fishing

 The lakes are regularly stocked and surrounded by a towering forest, an active marsh, and a peaceful meadow.


Best Salmon Viewing

 Watch returning salmon move upstream, dig their redds, and spawn at Bear Creek Park during the fall.


Best Birding

 Surrey is known worldwide as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because of the tens of thousands of birds that flock here throughout the year. There are more than 333 species and over 10,000 of birds stopping off during migration.


Oldest Trail

Semiahmoo Trail is one of the most significant heritage sites in Surrey. The trail offers a peaceful walk through Surrey’s history, surrounded by natural beauty and abundant flora and fauna.


Best Water Sports

Kayak the Nicomekl River, sail Semiahmoo Bay, windsurf Crescent Beach or canoe around Barnston Island & Surrey Bend Park. Kayak rentals are available Nature Westcoast Adventures.


Best Indoor Activities

 Bowling alleys, indoor swimming pools, movie theatres and recreation centers are great family-friendly activities that can be enjoyed indoors.