Delta & Point Roberts

The region of Delta lies on the most south-western tip of British Columbia encompassing three distinct communities: Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta while also being the only land access to Point Roberts, a small square of land belonging to the United States of America. Both Delta and Point Roberts offer dozens of activities such as water sports, hiking, cycling and bird watching and are popular locales to enjoy throughout the year.

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Map of Things to do in Delta and Point Roberts

Delta began as a farming and fishing community and continues to largely focus on agriculture - especially in North Delta and Ladner - as the land is very fertile and is protected as a Agricultural Land Reserve. Visitors from spring to fall can enjoy a wide range of produce from berries to pumpkins and grapes for wine.

The region and is coastline supports many activities. There are many parks and trails throughout Delta to enjoy by foot, bike or horse. One of the most popular activity is bird watching with dozens of popular locales - the most highly regarded being the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary with a stunning array of species throughout the year. Burns Bog is the largest domed Peat Bog on the West Coast of North America and is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the region which attracts thousands of visitors a year especially during International Bog Day (last Sunday of July).

Point Roberts is a remnant of a treaty from 1846 which separated Canada from the United States along the 49th Parallel without realizing that the peninsula would fall under American territory. It is now an unincorporated community in Whatcom County, Washington which measures three kilometres by five kilometres and is home to over a thousand residents. Visitors must show a passport to cross the border but inside can enjoy several parks, marinas and beaches as well as shops and restaurants.

Both Delta and Point Roberts are amazing locales to experience and enjoy and continue to attract thousands of visitors annually to their parks, attractions, farms and villages.

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Delta Nature Reserve (Burns Bog)

Encompassing 1/4 of the landmass of Delta at around 40 square kilometres is the Burns Bog, the world's largest domed peat bog. With a wide range of flora and fauna the Bog (specifically the Delta Nature Reserve) is a popular locale for bird watching, walking along boardwalks and learning about this unique ecosystem.

George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Between the southern arm of the Fraser River and the Straight of Georgia is Westham Island - location of the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary which is home to over two hundred species of permanent and migratory birds.

Deas Island Regional Park

Deas Island Regional Park located on the Fraser River is a popular locale for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, birding and it also encompasses several historic buildings, the Inverholme schoolhouse, Burvilla and the Delta Agricultural Hall.

Delta Museum and Archives

Come learn the history of the Corporation of Delta (including North Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen) at the Delta Museum and Archives which showcases the regions history with exhibits, photos and information in the former 1912 municipal hall and courthouse.

OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Centre

Sprawling over several acres, the OWL Rehabilitation Centre works to help injured birds of prey recover and provide a place to teach visitors about OWL at the on site Interpretation Centre and meet the permanent residents - several Owls and other birds of prey.

Boundary Bay Regional Park

Hiking, cycling, swimming and bird watching are some of the many activities Boundary Bay Regional Park offers throughout the year with spectacular views of the water, Mount Baker and Puget Sound as well as offering a unique West Coast experience for all ages.