Situated in Coquitlam’s City Centre, Hoy Creek Linear Park is a special place of connection. The peaceful, well-maintained forest trails connect people and neighbourhoods while park activities connect the larger community to the natural environment and the life cycle of the coho and chum salmon that are raised here.
The Hoy-Scott Creek Watershed Society, in partnership with the City of Coquitlam, and with assistance from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, manage the Hoy Creek Fish hatchery. Young salmon fry are raised from the egg and smolt stages and then released each spring to begin their journey to the Pacific Ocean. After a few years, the mature salmon return to spawn. Their release and return are celebrated at the Salmon Leave Home and Salmon Come Home events.