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…

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”…

NOTICE: Golden Ears Park Update

Starting October 2, you no longer need a day pass to access the East Canyon parking lot (adjacent to Gold Creek) in Golden Ears Provincial Park. This will make it easier to plan a ride to Horsemen’s Beach at the north end of East…

City of Maple Ridge seeks your input on Thornhill

The City of Maple Ridge has begun a public consultation process regarding the use and future of the trails in the Thornhill area. Please give your feedback ASAP.   The HHA encourages its members and all other equestrians who cherish the Thornhill area trails…

NOTICE: Rainbow Ridge Trail Reopened

The damaged bridge that had caused the closure of Rainbow Ridge Trail was replaced this week by the City of Maple Ridge. The trail is once again open for riding!

NOTICE: New Connector Trail to Fern Crescent

Last year, HHA notified the City that the gravel shoulder along 128th Ave, near Fern Crescent, is unstable and dangerous for equestrians. This segment was Trans-Ridge Trail on the old maps, but has been repurposed by the City for traffic heading to Golden Ears…

NOTICE: Golden Ears Provincial Park Update

The spring cleanup of all the trails is almost finished. However, watch out for winter debris in the form of thick branches that point out towards the trail at rider’s knee-height. Most of these are hidden by lush new foliage of perennial plants. Many…

NOTICE: Update on Kanaka Creek Crossing

The repair to the east water crossing on Kanaka Creek Crossing trail, near 112 Avenue and Ferguson Avenue, is still pending. This crossing has been closed due to a log jam since winter. This section of trail is maintained by Metro Parks, not the…

Unauthorized Trail Building during COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition to contacting City of Maple Ridge Bylaws Department (see contact details on the Trail Concerns page), HHA also encourages the reporting of concerns about unauthorized trail building to City officials through direct email. Please report issues of unauthorized trail building with photos,…