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Delta - Ladner - Tsawwassen - Recreation - Activities - Things to Do

Due to mild climate, Delta offers much to see and do year round. watershed parkTake an eco-tour along the Fraser River. Bird watch on the Boundary Bay Dyke Trail, in Ladner Marsh or at the Delta Nature Reserve. Mountain bike down trails at Watershed Park or build sandcastles at Centennial Beach. Purchase produce fresh from the field at one of the area’s many farms. Cheer on world-class cyclists in the Tour de Delta.

Air & Land Activities: There is much to see and do at Boundary Bay in Delta. Walk, run, cycle or horseback ride along the 16.4-km (10-mi) Dyke Trail in Boundary Bay Regional Park. Or head to Watershed Park in North Delta to mountain bike or hike the forest trails. This agricultural region is home to many stables and riding schools geared to riders of all levels. As for golf, there are four public courses in the district as well as several more in adjacent communities. For a great family day out why not splash around at splashdown park. Splashdown Park regularly hosts special events such as Promotions sponsored by local radio stations or food and beverage producers and has over 7 acres of fun on-site attractions include; The black hole tube slides, advanced body slides, childrens pool, picnic area.

Natural Sights, Parks & Wildlife Activities: Delta’s location at the mouth of the Fraser River means it is part of a globally significant habitat. The region is home to Canada’s highest number and diversity of wintering birds of prey as well as the nation’s largest winter population of shorebirds and waterfowl, making the region a bird watcher’s paradise. Enjoy walks or cycle the trails and beaches. Walkers, hikers, cyclists, equestrians and bird watchers all make use of the 16.4-km (10-mi) Dyke Trail in Tsawwassen’s Boundary Bay Regional Park. Boardwalks and viewing stops are located next to the park's wildlife reserves. Or you can explore this environment at the Delta Nature Reserve, a 148-ac (60-ha) area and take a 90-minute hike to see the many species of songbirds that build their nests in the Reserve.

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Arts, Culture & History: Explore the First Nations, farming, fishing and canning history of Delta through exhibits and artifacts at the Delta Museum and Archives in Ladner. Or experience the past by visiting historic homes such as Burvilla in Deas Island Regional Park, Kirkland House in Ladner or Cammidge House in Boundary Bay Regional Park. Those interested in Aboriginal art will find wonderful examples of Tsawwassen First Nation cedar carvings, jewellery, pottery, blankets moccasins and beadwork at Qway-Aathia's Native Art Gallery, located on the nation’s reserve in Roberts Bank.

Water Activities: Delta is surrounded on three sides by water, making it an ideal location from which to kayak or go boating. Local outfitters offer everything from kayaking tours of the Fraser River Estuary to view birds and waterfowl to boat cruises to Ladner Harbour to view the picturesque fishing boats and floating homes.

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