Trail User Etiquette and Ethics

Among the challenges facing the outdoor recreation community is learning to share the trail safely with other users, and respecting the trail and the natural environment. HHA is thankful to Outdoor Recreation Council of BC for publishing its Trail User’s Code of Ethics brochure…

NOTICE: Construction affecting West Shoesmith @ 232 Street

Currently, there is redevelopment happening to the property immediately adjacent to the West Shoesmith trailhead at 232nd Street and also the section of trail before the switchbacks down to the North Alouette River. According to City of Maple Ridge Parks staff, this section of…

NOTICE: High Water Conditions on South Alouette River

Starting now until June 14, 2021, BC Hydro will be conducting a sockeye smolt outmigration study on the South Alouette River and, as part of the study, they will be increasing the flows from Alouette Dam to the South Alouette River. Typical flows of…

IT’S OPEN! Horseman’s Park Trail Obstacle Course

Thanks to the Equestrian Trails Fund grant provided by Horse Council BC and the collaboration of the City of Maple Ridge with HHA, the Haney Horsemen are thrilled to share the news that our Horseman’s Park Trail Obstacle Course project is now complete and…

Construction Day – Trail Obstacle Course

A small (but mighty) group of HHA volunteers installed the new Trail Obstacle Course at Horseman’s Park this past week. These trail obstacles are a great tool for teaching inexperienced horses and/or riders how to handle logs, bridges and tricky terrain like that found…

NOTICE: New Construction Activity at Trailhead

A new subdivision is going into the property beside the trail entrance for West Shoesmith at 232nd Street. As a result, it will be very chaotic there on weekdays for the next several months, with working bulldozers, excavators and other large machinery, noise and…

NOTICE: Replacement of Bridge on Louise Poole Trail

The bridge on Louise Poole Trail (where it crosses the ditch from the forest to the street) has been replaced with a culvert and gravel topping. In the opinion of the HHA Trail Committee, this is a safe and low-maintenance solution to the old…

Thank you, HHA Community!

Thank you to all who participated in the HHA’s annual Food Bank Fundraiser & Xmas Ride during December 2020. Together, we raised $300 for the Friends in Need Food Bank!   The winner of the event’s Prize Draw will be random-drawn from the entries…

NOTICE: Bridge Closures on Two Trails

During a recent inspection of the bridges on Frenchie’s Trail and Louise Poole Memorial Trail, City of Maple Ridge Parks crew members had concerns about the bridges’ safety for horses. Pending an in-depth inspection, these two bridges are now closed to horse traffic. “Closed”…

HHA Food Bank Fundraiser & Xmas Ride

For the month of December 2020, the Haney Horsemen invite you to participate in our safe and fun holiday event with your horses. The HHA Xmas Ride/Drive/Walk event will be supporting the Friends in Need Food Bank. Everyone who registers has a chance to…