Port Moody - City of the Arts
pristine setting on Burrard Inlet, Port Moody offers unlimited opportunities for
outdoor recreational activities, breathtaking nature and hiking trails, and
rewarding wildlife observation. Visitors and locals alike enjoy the beautiful
mountains and forests of coastal British Columbia, or the protected waters that
surround Port Moody.
The Gold Rush of 1858 triggered the development of the
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody region. In that year, Colonel R.C.
Moody arrived at Mary Hill with 400 Royal Engineers to help establish what was
supposed to be the capital city of the province.