Chilliwack (/ˈtʃɪləwæk/ CHIL-ə-wak) is a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is located 102 kilometres (63 mi) east of Vancouver off the Trans Canada Highway. Historically an agricultural community, Chilliwack's population is now primarily suburban. The Fraser Valley Regional District is headquartered in Chilliwack, which is the Fraser Valley's second largest city after Abbotsford. Chilliwack is surrounded by mountains and home to recreational areas such as Cultus Lake and Chilliwack Lake Provincial Parks. There are many outdoor activities in the area, including hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking horseback riding, whitewater kayaking,camping, fishing, golf and paragliding.