C15 IN­DIAN ARM

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Roche Point Light and Cates Park was named after Cap­tain Charles Cates. The Bur­rard #1, a 15 m (50 ft) war ca­noe, was hand-carved by the late Chief Henry Peter Ge­orge and do­nated by his wi­dow. The ea­gle rep­re­sents the king­dom of the air, the whale is lord­ship of the sea, the wolf is ge­nius of the land and the frog is the tran­si­tional link be­tween land and sea.

Dol­lar­ton – The site of a lum­ber and shin­gle mill. The com­mu­nity was planned by ship­ping mag­nate Cap­tain Robert Dol­lar in 1910.

Grey Rocks Is­land – White Rock is the small out­crop on the south­east end of the is­land. Cove Cliff is 800 m (.5 mi) north.

In­dian Arm – Pro­vides good fish­ing for pink salmon and ling cod with lots of good an­chor­ages and the wa­ter is usu­ally calm and warmer.

Deep Cove – Some tem­po­rary moor­age at the govern­ment float with the Deep Cove Yacht Club set be­hind it. Panorama Park stretches on both sides of the wharf with benches, pic­nic ta­bles, swim­ming ar­eas and a div­ing plat­form. No wa­ter ski­ing in the bay and obey the 5 km speed limit.

Lone Rock Point Light – To the right of Wood­lands mu­nic­i­pal float. Good scuba div­ing area for ex­pe­ri­enced divers. No an­chor­age be­tween Lone Rock and shores.

Brighton Beach – Pri­vate wharf. Bay of­fers shel­ter from north winds. Good scuba div­ing at the point.

Best Point – Named after Wil­fred M. Best. Camp Ju­bilee west of the point. The Ocean Plunger was 56.7 feet long, 14 feet wide, 6 feet deep, 34 gross tons and it sank in the area on Septem­ber 15, 1936 (UASBC).

Sil­ver Falls – An­chor in front of the falls, swim to shore and wade in the pool at the bot­tom of the falls.

Bergs – The north end of In­dian Arm may be frozen in win­ter as the fresh wa­ter from In­dian River and Gran­ite Falls sits on top of the salt wa­ter.

Wig­wam Inn – Built in 1906 by real es­tate mogul, Alvo Von Al­venslebe, who was be­lieved to be emis­sary of Kaiser Wil­helm II. It was ac­quired in 1985 by RVYC. In Iron Bay you will find Deep Cove Yacht Club’s out­sta­tion.

Gran­ite Falls – One of the largest and most spec­tac­u­lar year–round wa­ter­falls. It has a small dock for tem­po­rary moor­age. There is a good hik­ing trail up to Grand Lake.

13. Cro­ker Is­land – A large is­land loved by scuba divers for the wa­ter clar­ity and the abun­dance of marine life.

There are pri­vate cot­tages north to John­son and south to Buntzen Bay.

Buntzen Bay – The Buntzen Power Plant (south) pro­vides shel­ter. Watch for sud­den out­flows of wa­ter as this may cre­ate cur­rents and rough waters. Pri­vate homes south to Twin Is­land Marine Park. Scuba div­ing in this area.

Twin Is­lands – In­dian Arm Marine Park con­sists of Rac­coon Is­land and Twin Is­lands with a for­est of old Dou­glas-fir, hem­lock and cedar trees. They are joined by a penin­sula that dries at low tide. Twin Is­land has a small float, pit toi­lets and camp­ing fa­cil­i­ties. It is pop­u­lar for scuba divers.

Rac­coon Is­land – Watch for two rocks 15 m (50 ft) past the north end of the is­land. Good scuba div­ing south over Black Shoal and Tup­per Rock.

Far­rer Cove – Some good an­chor­age. YMCA Camp Howdy. Scuba div­ing at Belvedere Rock. Be­tween Far­rer Cove and Bed­well Bay is the wreck of the S.S. Fa­mous (216 feet long, 28.1 feet wide, dis­place­ment 907 gross tons), it was sunk Septem­ber 6, 1932 (UASBC.)

Bed­well Bay – Beau­ti­ful bay with great an­chor­age. The VT 100, one of 481 Sec­ond World War mine-sweep­ers (136 feet long, 22.9 feet wide, 6.2 feet wide, dis­place­ment 245 tons), sunk on April 22, 1956 after van­dals had set her afire (UASBC). It is in about 15 m (50 ft) of wa­ter, 90 m (300 ft) from shore on the east shore by Wood­haven. The Western Dis­patcher was a sub­ma­rine chaser and then con­verted into a fish­packer after the war (98.8 feet long, 18.3 feet wide). On April 5, 1978 her reg­istry was closed as she sunk in Bed­well Har­bour. Her bow is in 14 m (46 ft) of wa­ter and the stern in 17 m (56 ft) of wa­ter. Just a short swim be­yond the port bow is the Bed­well Bay Mys­tery Wreck, be­lieved to be a seal­ing schooner 26.1m long and 5.86m across (UASBC).

Jug Is­land – Stay to the out­side of it. Just south of Jug Is­land is Cosy Cove with a small beach and nice trails.

Bel­carra Park – Pro­vides great an­chor­age; obey posted crab­bing re­stric­tions. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by adults on trails. Scuba dive around off­shore reefs and wrecks at Boul­der Is­land and Bel­carra Park marker. Ad­mi­ralty Point has white beaches but watch for dry­ing rocks. Burns Point Light is just south, past the bay.

Buntzen Re­fin­ery Ter­mi­nal – Bur­rard Ther­mal Gen­er­at­ing Sta­tion is on the west side with the IOCO Yacht Club on the east. Sun­ny­side Beach to the east has pri­vate prop­er­ties. 23. Port Moody – Named by Cap­tain Richards of the H.M.S. Plumper for Colonel Richard Cle­ments Moody. It is usu­ally calm in Port Moody waters. There is a well marked, dredged chan­nel that leads you to Rocky Point Park.

Noons Creek Hatch­ery is the first home to thou­sands of young coho and chum salmon. It is an ac­tive learn­ing cen­tre for school chil­dren and com­mu­nity groups. Rocky Point Park and Pier has a boat launch, swim­ming pool, chang­ing rooms, wash­rooms, park benches, pic­nic ta­bles.

25. Petro Canada Ter­mi­nal – Com­modi­ties han­dled are pe­tro­leum prod­ucts. Reed Point Light is just to the east of Reed Point Ma­rina.

26. Bar­net Marine Park – Con­ces­sions, a fish­ing pier, pic­nic ta­bles, benches, BBQ’S, wash­rooms, change rooms, beaches and play­ing ar­eas. Life guard is on duty from May to Au­gust. Goose Point Light is east of the park and Gen­eral Chem­i­cals Canada to the east. Robert Burn­aby (1826 – 1875) was the pri­vate sec­re­tary to Colonel R.C. Moody, ad­ven­turer, busi­ness­man, and Colonial leg­is­la­tor. His name has been be­stowed upon the lake (1859), and the municipality (1892).

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