Campbell Valley Park, Langley Photo: Diane Johansen

Langley

Langley is known as ‘The Community of Communities’ and is comprised of several distinct communities: Aldergrove, surrounded by farming country, is also well-known for its historical flair including second-hand shops and the Telephone Museum; Brookswood, is a residential area with high end shops and eateries; The Downtown is a large shopping area with over 600 shops, services and restaurants; Murrayville is the oldest community and has many historic landmarks; Walnut Grove, Willoughby, and Willowbrook are modern, fast-growing residential communities.

This region is home to the Fort Langley National Historic Site and many of the local buildings are turn-of-the-century architecture with one-of-a-kind boutiques and eateries. The entire region has deep roots in the history of British Columbia’s integration in Canada.

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Location

Langley is located in the Fraser Valley, between Abbotsford and Surrey. It is south of the Fraser River, and just north of the United States border. It is approximately 40 km (25 mi) from Vancouver, and can be reached via Highways 1, 1A, 10 and 7. The Golden Ears Bridge connects it via Highway 7 (Lougheed Hwy) to Coquitlam and Maple Ridge on the north of the river. You can access the US/Canada border via Highway 13 in Aldergrove.

A Step Back in Time

“Innes Corners” was the name of the earliest European settlement in the area, named after the homesteader Adam Innes. In 1911, the area became known as “Langley Prarie”.  The area was mainly known as a cluster of farming communities, as it was still under-developed at that time. Soon, owing to its more urban development and related needs, the City decided to separate and incorporate as a separate municipality on March 15, 1955.

Fort Langley is where the colony of BC was first acclaimed 150 years ago during the search for gold on the Fraser River.

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Tourism Langley

Langley & Nearby Accommodations

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Fort Camping

Fort Camping

Fort Langley

Located in the beautiful Brae Island Regional Park, Fort Camping caters to the needs of all family members and includes the choice of RV, tent, group site, and tent-cabins. Offering 156 camp sites, we provide services to make your camping experience enjoyable. Our amenities include, laundry and bath ... Read more
Eagle Wind RV Park

Eagle Wind RV Park

Aldergrove

Local to Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver events. Easy access to Hwy 1, and just minutes from Aldergrove border crossing. Near Vancouver Zoo, Fort Langley, Abbotsford Airport, drive-in movies, casinos and local vineyard/farm tours. Come "Explore BC from Eagle Wind RV". Free local phone calls and Wi ... Read more
Aloha Trailer Park & Campground

Aloha Trailer Park & Campground

Abbotsford

Full or partial RV hookups, tenting, coin showers, laundry, store with gas/propane and bus stop nearby. No fires permitted. Minutes from attractions and shopping centre. Weekly and off-season rates. Reservations not accepted, first come, first serve basis. Cash only. ... Read more
Diamond Head Motor Inn

Diamond Head Motor Inn

Mission

Diamond Head Motor Inn is the perfect accommodation to enjoy all the benefits of being nestled amongst the beautiful scenery. We are located in the heart of downtown Mission, near the Mission raceway and walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Our hotel offers spacious rooms that feature full ... Read more
Cottonwood Meadows RV Country Club

Cottonwood Meadows RV Country Club

Chilliwack

Situated at a great location, two minutes from downtown Chilliwack, surrounded by beautiful trees, birds and fish in a creek. Located next to Chilliwack Heritage Park and Cheam Golf Course. Open all year round. ... Read more
The Cabins At Cultus Lake Park

The Cabins At Cultus Lake Park

Cultus Lake

Nestled amongst the towering trees with incredible mountain views, The Cabins at Cultus Lake Park is a piece of paradise that awaits you. Surrounded by sandy beaches, waterslides, golf courses, mini-golf and more, we are the perfect destination for a fun family vacation. In the heart of the communit ... Read more
Sunnyside Campground

Sunnyside Campground

Cultus Lake

Lakefront family camping with full hookup, tenting, group, and seasonal sites. Facilities include washrooms with free hot showers, onsite store and laundry; sani-station; four playgrounds; onsite security; boat launch; buoy rental; sandy beaches; swimming; and fishing. Located near golf course, wate ... Read more
Kilby Park Campground

Kilby Park Campground

Harrison Mills

Kilby Park is situated on the confluence of scenic Harrison and Fraser rivers in Harrison Mills, B.C. The Park features a beautiful 35-site campground, a day use area, sandy beaches, nature trails and a boat launch. The Park is at the west end of Kilby Road, within walking distance of the Kilby Hist ... Read more
Bridal Falls Motel

Bridal Falls Motel

Rosedale

A short walk to Bridal Veil Falls, water park, Golf Course and Driving Range. Walking distance to stores and restaurants. Monthly rates available in off season. ... Read more
Cheam Fishing Village and Campground

Cheam Fishing Village and Campground

Agassiz

The Cheam Fishing Village & Campground is located on traditional fishing grounds of the Cheam First Nation people. Nestled on the shores of the majestic Fraser River, the Cheam Fishing Village & Campground is a family-oriented campground with campsites that range from waterfront to parklike settings ... Read more
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