Mundy Park

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Mundy Park
Type Municipal
Location Coquitlam, British Columbia
Coordinates 49°15′22″N 122°49′34″W / 49.2561°N 122.826°W / 49.2561; -122.826
Area 176 hectares (435 acres)
Operated by City of Coquitlam
Status Open all year

Mundy Park at 176 hectares (435 acres), is the largest park in Coquitlam, British Columbia.[1] The park has many walking trails that pass the park's two lakes - Mundy Lake and Lost Lake. There are also sports fields, a lacrosse box, an outdoor swimming pool, disc golf area, picnic area, and playground.[2]

The Coquitlam Reds of the B.C. Premier Baseball League play their home games at Mundy Park.[3]

Scenes from the 2006 Danny DeVito / Matthew Broderick film Deck the Halls were shot at Mundy Park.[4]

There a wide variety of wildlife in Mundy Park, including black bears, deer, raccoons, ducks, geese, swans, and a large variety of other birds. Some endangered plants are also to be found at Mundy Park.[5]

Mundy Park was originally named ‘Munday Park’ after George Munday, who originally bought the land. The reason for the changed name is unknown.

References

  1. ^ Fraser Valley Guide: Mundy Park Retrieved on 15 March 2009
  2. ^ City of Coquitlam: Mundy Park Retrieved on 15 March 2009
  3. ^ BCPBL: Coquitlam Reds Home Field Retrieved on 26 March 2009
  4. ^ IMDB: Mundy Park Retrieved on 1 April 2009
  5. ^ Sightseeing Vancouver: Mundy Park Archived 2010-01-30 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 15 March 2009

Coordinates: 49°15′22″N 122°49′34″W / 49.2561°N 122.826°W / 49.2561; -122.826

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