Cloverdale is situated in Surrey just
west of the City of Langley around
176th Street at 64th Avenue.
Farms and Agriculture
The area around Cloverdale is made up of sprawling farms and agricultural
businesses intermixed with new housing developments and small retail
malls. Two rivers - the Nicomekel and Serpentine - gently flow meandering
south of the area around Cloverdale as they make their way to Boundary
Bay. There are also railway tracks that go through Cloverdale in
an east-west direction.
Cloverdale is a quiet community with some old buildings where you
get the feeling of small town life. Several movie and TV production
companies have taken advantage of this atmosphere and have used
Cloverdale as a prop to film such productions such as Smallville.
Rodeo & Country Fair
Cloverdale is famous for the annual rodeo and country fair held
at the Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds. The rodeo features great competitors
coming from all parts of British Columbia, Canada and the USA. The
competition is exciting with major rides held to compete for the
richest purse for pro rodeo in Canada. The country fair offers you
a midway, agricultural exhibits featuring livestock and horticultural
Capital of British Columbia'
Cloverdale is often referred to as the 'Antique Capital of British
Columbia' mainly because of the numerous antique and curio shops
found along the streets once nicknamed 'Antique Row.' Look for Sutherland
Antiques and it's associated store Cloverdale Antiques & Fine
Cloverdale also has a number a attractions for you to visit including
the newly built Surrey Museum. The museum facility is housed in
a 2,230 sq. m (24,000 sq. ft.) specialty designed modern building
which allows for an ongoing change of displays and exhibits.
Food and Refreshments
For relaxing and enjoying a coffee there are a number of places
available in Cloverdale including a Starbucks.
For food or refreshments, there are a number of establishments including
Rusty's Neighbourhood Pub, Clydesdale Inn, Clover Inn Motor Hotel
and a local favourite, the Cloverdale Station Pub.
Redwood Park contains the largest stand of Redwood trees north of
California. Located at 20th Avenue and 179th Street just south of
Cloverdale, the park contains a wide variety of trees that were
planted by two twin brothers - Surrey pioneers, David and Peter
Brown. Redwood Park has a number of walking trails as well as an
area set out as picnic grounds.
Cloverdale has an exciting horseracing track called Fraser Downs
where there is harness racing as well as a casino incorporated into
the complex. Elements Casino has state-of-the-art gaming machines
along with on-line betting and a simulcast racing area called 'The
Maize - World's Largest Corn Maze Company
Fantastic fun for children during the day and screams at night really
describe the Maize, the 'World's Largest Corn Maze Company.' Your
kids will love this place with challenging adventures found throughout
this eco-friendly theme park.
State Border Crossing
Cloverdale is conveniently located north of Washington State and
the Pacific Hwy Border Crossing. The border crossing is situated
on 176th Street just south of here and generally has wait times
tending to be a lot less than the crossing found at the Peace Arch
Crossing at White Rock.
Once across from Washington State, the Trans-Canada Hwy 1 is to
the north of Cloverdale on 176th Street. There is also quick access
to other points east on Hwy 10 to the Township
of Langley or west to Ladner or the
BC Ferries terminal at Tsawwassen.
Information on Cloverdale