Outdoor Activities

Get outdoors!  Enjoy Coquitlam parks and trails while physically distancing safely.  There’s lots you can do in your own backyard too! Here you’ll find tips and guides,  gardening,  backyard ideas and more.

  1. Bloom of the Week
  2. Marvelous Machines
  3. Walk, Hike or Bike
  4. Go Fishing
  5. Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
  6. Garden Mocktails (video)
  7. Hug a Tree
  8. Fitness at the Park (video)
  9. Coquitlam Outdoor Photo Hunt
  10. Rock Art Garden

Bugbane, pink and white flower, Bloom of the Week


Common Name:  Black Bugbane

Scientific Name: Actea simplex


  • Black bugbane has unique fragrant flowers that smell like grape soda and bloom from late summer to early fall.
  • Bugbane gets its name from its natural ability to repel insects.

What’s blooming in your garden? Let us know by tagging #CoquitlamSPIRIT on social media.