Welcome to Cottonwood Maple Ridge

Located approximately 45 kilometers east of Vancouver and nestled between the Fraser River and the iconic Golden Ears Mountain, Maple Ridge is minutes away from Golden Ears Provincial Park, Alouette Lake, Kanaka Creek Regional Park and the UBC Research Forest.

Maple Ridge consists of 266 square kilometers of diverse landscapes and topography, including access to several lakes and riverfront, sandy beaches and 12,000 hectares of agricultural land. The area is an attractive tourist destination as well as a popular location for a wide range of businesses.

Maple Ridge currently has a population of 76,052, and is expected to grow by approximately 37,000 residents in the next 15 years. The district is nestled at the foot of the Golden Ears Provincial Park mountains, between the banks of Pitt River and the Fraser River and a series of lakes along its eastern limits.The Cottonwood area of Maple Ridge is located East of city center between Dewdney and Lougheed hwy. This neighbourhood is a quiet and safe place to raise children with several schools and parks nearby. Cottonwood is a quiet area mostly suburban, surrounded by natural beauty.

 

CLIMATE

Maple Ridge has a mild coastal rainforest climate, similar to other communities in Metro Vancouver. Spring and fall can often be very warm and pleasant, especially from June through September. Summer temperatures range from 22 to 28°C (72 to 83°F). Winters are mild, and if snow falls it doesn't stay long. Average low temperature for December and January is 2 to 4°C (36 to 39°F). The City experiences an estimated 1,400 to 1,800 sunshine hours annually with 73% of the total occurring during April through September. Maple Ridge receives approximately 1,788 mm of precipitation annually, with most rainfall occurring from October to March.

Maple Ridge has a mild coastal rainforest climate, similar to other communities in Metro Vancouver. Spring and fall can often be very warm and pleasant, especially from June through September. Summer temperatures range from 22 to 28°C (72 to 83°F). Winters are mild, and if snow falls it doesn't stay long. Average low temperature for December and January is 2 to 4°C (36 to 39°F). The City experiences an estimated 1,400 to 1,800 sunshine hours annually with 73% of the total occurring during April through September.

The City receives approximately 1,788 mm of precipitation annually, with most rainfall occurring from October to March.

 

ECONOMY

Active young families lives in Maple Ridge, with good jobs, living in single family homes. Maple Ridge has the most affordable real estate in Metro Vancouver so it’s not surprising that our residents are more likely to be married, have children and live in single family homes than the provincial average. On average, they’re younger (40.2 years old) and more likely to have college, professional or trades certifications than other BC residents.

We’re also home to a large number of urban professionals looking for rural estate homes with room for horses, boats and vehicles and located in a stunning natural environment.

Centrally located in the Lower Mainland with close proximity to downtown Vancouver, the port, airports and the United States, Maple Ridge has an infrastructure that supports business.

Diversification and proximity to markets remain Maple Ridge’s greatest economic strengths. Agriculture, manufacturing, professional services, technology and tourism are all important industries in the region.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD STATISTICS

 

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD STREET MAP

 

 

COMMUTING

Our community of Maple Ridge has a great communter system in place to give you several option to get you to and from work. Maple Ridge residents traveling by transit tended to travel longer distances

  • The average distance travelled by vehicle was between 9 and 13 km
  • The average distance travelled by public transit was 25 km

The West Coast Express rail service stops at 8 stations and carries commuters from as far east as Mission to Waterfront station, downtown Vancouver. Public transit is provided by 3 main bus routes and 8 community shuttle routes, and has a bus loop, the Haney Place Transit Exchange. Maple Ridge also offers 3 main commuting routes if you are traveling by car, Dewdney Trunk, Lougheed Hwy and Abernethy Way.

 

                                                           

                                                             COMMUTER ROUTES                                                     TRANSIT

                                                             Dewdney Trunk Road                                                      Local Public Bus Service

                                                             Lougheed Hwy                                                                  Westcoast Express

                                                             Abernethy Way

 

TRANSIT MAP

 

 

WEST COAST EXPRESS MAPLE RIDGE STATIONS

 

 

 

WEST COAST EXPRESS SCHEDULE

 

COTTONWOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD

Cottonwood Maple Ridge is full of raw natural beauty and surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Nestled in a natural setting, surrounded by the Golden Ears and  the Coastal Mountains with some breathtaking views throughout the neighbourhood. This community offers great award winning schools such as Kanaka Creek, Alexander Robinson, Golden Ears Elementary and Thomas Haney. Cottonwood has unique house and townhouse developments and  is a great community for first time homeowners, growing families with active lifestyles. Downtown Maple Ridge is only a 5 minute drive and offers great restaurants, an abundance of shopping from large department stores to boutique shops, recreation, theatres, Farmer's Market and so much more. All the conveniences of a big city with a small town feel. 

 


 

 

 NEIGHBOURHOOD PARKS

         

ALEXANDER ROBINSON

                                                           

  • Open Green Space
  • Parking
  • Playground

 

DEWDNEY PARKETTE

 

  • Park Benches
  • Playground

 

COTTONWOOD NORTH PARK

 

  • Basketball Court
  • Playground
  • Walking Trails

 

HORSESHOE CREEK PARK

 

  • Park Benches
  • Playground

 

CLIFF PARK

 

  • Playground
  • Open Green Space
  • Washrooms
  • Baseball Field
  • Walking Trails
  • Horse Tails
  • Creek and Waterfall Areas
  • Picnic Benches
  • Park Benches

 

REGIONAL PARKS

 

GOLDEN EARS PROVINCIAL PARK

 

  • BBQ Area
  • Beach Area
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Creek and Waterfall Area
  • Fishing
  • Lake
  • Open Green Space
  • Park Benches
  • Playground
  • Horse Trails
  • Walking Trails
  • Washrooms
  • Wildlife Viewing

 

MALCOLM KNAPP RESEARCH FOREST

 

  • Creek and Waterfall Area
  • Open Green Space
  • Park Benches
  • Walking Trails
  • Washrooms
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnic Benches

 

BELL-IRVING HATCHERY

 

  • Creek Area
  • Open Green Space
  • Park Benches
  • Walking Trails
  • Washrooms
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnic Benches

 

KANAKA CREEK RIVERFRONT PARK

 

  • Creek Area
  • Park Benches
  • Walking Trails
  • Washrooms
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnic Benches
  • Canoeing

 

COTTONWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Maple Ridge has exceptional and diverse education facilities and programs, both for young students just starting out with their schooling to post-secondary and skilled trades training opportunities. Maple Ridge School District 42 meets the learning needs of approximately 14,000 students of all ages. Maple Ridge has developed numerous skilled trades training partnerships with colleges and universities and is committed to educational choice and an inclusive, local approach to special education. There are 17 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools in Maple Ridge. Cottonwood has 3 elementary schools in the area and 1 secordary schools.

 

ALEXANDER ROBINSON ELEMENTARY

 

 

KANAKA CREEK ELEMENTARY

 

 

GOLDEN EARS ELEMENTARY

 

 

COTTONWOOD SECONDARY SCHOOL

 

THOMAS HANEY SECONDARY

 

 

HOMES

Maple Ridge has the most affordable residential real estate in Metro Vancouver and is experiencing unprecedented growth. Yet, Maple Ridge housing prices remain at 50% of the Metro Vancouver benchmark housing price.  Our population is forecast to grow by 50% by 2041, with half of that new residential growth to take place in the Town Centre.

Not only is Maple Ridge one of the fastest growing regions in Metro Vancouver, our residents have an average annual household income of over $93,000 and average incomes have grown by 13% over the past five years. Lower housing costs coupled with a growing disposable income, present great opportunities for savvy entrepreneurs and investors focused on value.
Cottonwood Maple Ridge offers diverse housing options to fit your lifestyle with active new house and townhouse development with consistent development throughout the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and 2000’s.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

TOWNHOMES                                                                                     HOMES                                                                    SENIOR HOUSING

Maple Heights                                                                                      Basement Entry                                                        St George

Two Birds                                                                                             2 Storey

Woodridge Estates                                                                               Ranchers

The Meadows                                                                                       Split Level

Riverwoods

Cottonwood Grove

Robertson Ridge

Carriage Lane

Hollyhock

Cottonwood Village

The Gables

Stonehouse Estates

Kanaka Creek

Maplewood Creek

Kanaka Mews

Galiano

Falcon Hills

Cottonwood Ridge

Cliffstone

 

 

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

 

                    

Cottonwood Lane                                                                          Wynnbrook

24021 110 Ave, Maple Ridge                                                           10320 Wynnyk Way, Maple Ridge                                                                            

Cottonwood                                                                                    Albion

 

MAPLE RIDGE RECYCLING PICKUP DAYS

 

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD CRIME

 

 

 

SHOPPING

Maple Ridge has many unique and distinct shopping districts. From quaint shopping district, nestled on 224 Street between Lougheed Highway and Dewdney Trunk Road, which offers several boutique shops and services to Dewdney Shopping Corridor which spans the entire length of Maple Ridge from east to west, you will find pockets of unique shops and services, to the West Lougheed Shopping Corridor features two shopping centres, Westridge and Westgate with around 70 shops and services between the two locations and Town Centre Lougheed Shopping Corridor  includes Maple Ridge's two indoor shopping centres, Haney Place Mall and Valley Fair Mall.

 

 

MALLS & SHOPPING CENTRES                                                  THE DISTRICTS

Haney Place Mall                                                                            224 Street 

Haney Plaza                                                                                     Dewdney Shopping Corridor

Maple Ridge Square                                                                       West Lougheed Shopping Corridor

Valley Fair Mall                                                                               Town Centre Lougheed Shopping Corridor

Westgate Centre 

Westridge Centre 

 

RECREATION

Nestled in a natural setting, surrounded by the Golden Ears and  the Coastal Mountains, Maple Ridge is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. Activities ranging from equestrian trails that weave throughout the City, including the Trans-Canada Equestrian Trail that flows straight through Maple Ridge to world class fishing in local lakes and rivers, to several world-class golf courses within reach in the neighbouring communities, hiking biking, sking, snow sports and so much more. City center offers a great Leisure Centre, Art and Cultural Center and Public libary. It's no wonder why Maple Ridge is a wonderland for the equi-sports fans.

 

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