Hollywood North – BC Route 7
Did you know that BC Route 7 is packed with iconic movie and TV locations? If you’re a fan of cinema, let our Hollywood North itinerary guide you when you visit us next! Want to see what’s in store for you? Continue reading down below to see just some of the plethora of spots that you can visit!
EagleRidge Outdoor Pool
1200 Landsdowne Drive
Eagleridge Outdoor Pool is open each summer for public swimming in this instance it was transformed into a resort setting for the pool scenes in Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
sumiqwuelu / Riverview Lands
2601 Lougheed Highway
sumiqwuelu/Riverview is within the ancestral and core territory of Kwikwetlem First Nation. This 244-acre site is one of the top film locations in North America including Elf, Supergirl, Deadpool, Riverdale, X-Files and Elysium.
Town Centre Park
1299 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam’s premier urban park is a mix of sports fields, a stadium, gardens, a lake and plenty of green space. Popular shows such as Supergirl and DC Legends of Tomorrow have been shot here!
2929 Barnet Highway
Coquitlam Centre is one of B.C.’s largest shopping malls with over 200 stores and is a popular spot for filming. It has featured movies and TV shows such as Grumpy Cat, Juno, and more!
Downtown Maple Ridge
11995 Haney Place
Within the Memorial Peace Park in Downtown Maple Ridge, you will find spectacular gardens, open green space, seating areas and public artworks by local artists. This downtown core receives a ton of film volume.
The Ridge Studios
22366 119 Avenue
The Ridge Film Studios is an old retail space and serves as a set location for episodic television programs. Maple Ridge’s film roots go back to the 1970s when scenes for the feature film “Rambo” were shot here.
Whonnock Lake Centre and Park
27871 113 Avenue
Considered the crown jewel of Maple Ridge, Whonnock has been transformed into a mining site, a picturesque wedding location, and a rave setting on the beach for various film productions.
Billy Miner and Port Haney Wharf
22355 River Road
The Billy Miner is a quaint pub directly across from the historic Port Haney Wharf and has been a popular filming location for movies such as Honor Society, Perfect Recipe, Peak Season, and Three Sisters.
32786 Lougheed Highway
This is an extremely popular spot for film sets and cinephiles alike. Rocko’s Diner has been the set of many popular movies and TV shows including Riverdale, Horns, Percy Jackson the Lightning Thief, The Tortured, and Killer Amongst.
Powerhouse at Stave Falls
31338 Dewdney Trunk Road
Get ready for a sci-fi extravaganza at this popular movie location! With shows such as DC Legends of Tomorrow, Stargate Universe, Supergirl, Smallville, X-files, X-Men 2, The Flash, Siren and many more filmed here!
While famous for their tender hearted Hallmark films, the Downtown is still not shy to a little action and adventure. Catch movies such as Playing with Fire, The Stand, and Beyond at this location!
Mission Movie Moment
34033 Lougheed Highway
Take yourself on a self-guided film journey with Tourism Mission’s Mission Movie Moment tour guide. Pick up your copy at the Mission Visitor Centre or check out their website for a digital copy.
Agassiz & Kent
14282 Morris Valley Road
The romantic atmosphere, elegant decor, and luxury cabins make Rowena’s Inn feel like you can create your own Hallmark moment. Many Hallmark films have actually been filmed at Rowena’s Inn.
This quaint downtown core has been used for filming including Wayward Pines, Virgin River, Falling For Vermont, Republic Of Sarah, Bad Times at the El Royale.
Fraser River Lodge
7984 McDonald Road
Located on the cusp of wilderness the Fraser River Lodge is the perfect setting for filming. Most recently, the Fraser River Lodge was used as a set location for the romantic film My Best Friend’s Bouquet.
Sasquatch Mountain Resort
20955 Hemlock Valley Road
Sasquatch Mountain above Harrison Lake provides an alpine setting that is perfect for movies and where One Winter Wedding was shot.
Harrison Hot Springs
Starlight Skating Rink
500 Esplanade Avenue
Harrison Hot Springs’ own outdoor skating venue adorned in lights and available to all was the perfect setting for the stick on the Ice Video of local musician Todd Richard.
100 Esplanade Avenue
The iconic Harrison Resort has been a landmark in Harrison for over 100 years and has hosted many filmstars as well as provided a backdrop to many movies including the recent My Best Friends Bouquet.
The Esplanade running along the south end of Harrison Lake has been the backdrop for many shows and movies including My Best Friends Bouquet, Still Standing and Solitary.
Front Entrance Sasquatch
Hot Springs Road
The Sasquatch and structure at the entrance to Harrison were built by the Timber Kings and featured in one of their episodes.
Hope, Cascades & Canyons Visitor Centre
The famous Rambo film, First Blood was filmed in BC in November of 1981. A self-guided map of the filming locations in Hope can be picked up at the Hope, Cascades & Canyons Visitor Centre.
Wallace Street & 3rd Avenue
Memorial Park and the large carving in front of District Hall are featured in A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado, as well as many other locations in the downtown area.
Manning Park Resort
The beautiful year-round resort at Manning Park features hiking and mountain biking in the summer and skiing in the winter and is often the site of a film crew as they capture the holiday and ski aesthetics.
The Midtown Plaza in downtown Hope features several locally owned businesses. The shopping centre’s sign also appears briefly in First Blood (1982).
Now that you know which Hollywood North spots you want to check out, it’s time to plan your trip! Check out our website to plan and learn more about BC Route 7 and be sure to tag us at @BCRoute7 and use our hashtag, #BCRoute7, when you post all the fun moments from your trip!