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British Columbia Wildlife Park

9077 East Trans Canada Hwy.

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada V0E 2M0

 250-573-3242

Hours: Call for days and hours of operation

Admission Charged

Wander with the family through a unique wildlife facility. The park features over 70 local and endangered species, programs for children, and a water park.

 

Kamloops Heritage Highway

#6 – 510 Lorne Street

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada U2C 1W3

250-374-2141

Hours: Vary by season, call for additional information

Admission Charged

Ride the rails with the sights and sounds of the magnificently restored steam engine 2141, “The Spirit of Kamloops”.  Experience the charm of vintage coaches or let the wind flow through your hair in the open air cars.  Watch out for Billy Miner and his gang who are known to stop the train and re-enact the "Great Train Robbery."

 

Kenna Cartwright Park

Located in southwest Kamloops. Take the Trans Canada Highway to Exit #366 north along Copperhead Drive and then west along Hillside Drive to the main entrance

Hours: Open year round dawn to dusk

Admission Free

A Hiker's Paradise. The park offers an extensive network of gentle nature trails for hiking or cycling with panoramic views of the city, the Thompson Valley, Kamloops Lake and the convergence of the North and South Thompson Rivers.

 

Kamloops Rock Works

29 - 450 Lansdowne Street

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada V2C 1Y3

250-554-2930

Hours:  Open April – October, call for additional information

Admission Charged

Tours leave from any local hotels or motels and consist of a 2 hour walking tour with an experienced tour guide who explains the various geological processes that formed the beautiful Kamloops region. All walkers leave the tour with a sample of a unique local rock or fossil.

 

Hyak Wilderness Adventures
203 - 3823 Henning Drive

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5C 6N5

800-663-7238

Hours: Call for reservations and additional information

Admission Charged

Whitewater rafting is a safe, well-managed sport. Before getting onto the water guests learn paddling skills, water safety and have a dry land practice. With experienced guides leading the way, the guests and their crewmates head down the river aboard stable, inflated rafts designed to provide an unforgettable adventure. In Kamloops Country visitors can take a water rafting trip suited to their interests—extreme, casual or novice. Take a motorized raft trip or enjoy a paddle trip and really get involved with the river. There are three rivers to raft in Kamloops Country, the Thompson, Adams, and Clearwater. A variety of companies—some with 20 years or more experience—spend six months a year guiding rafters of all skill levels.

 

Adams River Salmon Run

Directions: From Kamloops, head east on Hwy 1 to the Scotch Creek turnoff at Squilax. Roderick Haig Brown Park is located 5 km from Squilax (66 km from Kamloops)

250-679-8315
Every year in late September to mid-October, hundreds of thousands of salmon make their way up the mighty Fraser and Thompson Rivers to spawn. It’s a massive migration and a yearly ritual established well before humans settled the area. The Adams River is also the final home for Chinook, Coho and pink salmon. The 2,440-acre Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park and its fine interpretive area explain the salmon’s whole remarkable cycle.

 

Stake Lake Cross-Country Ski Trails

Overlander Ski Club

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada V2C 6H3

250-372-5514

Hours: Winter season, call for additional information

Admission Charged

This popular ski area is located 25 minutes south of Kamloops on Lac Le Jeune Road. Stake Lake has 45 km (28 mi) of well-groomed classic and skating tracks, some with shelters and outhouses. There are trails for all abilities and a heated day lodge. Open daily and lessons are available.

 

Sunpeaks Ski Area

RR #1

Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada V0E 1N0
250-674-0200

Hours: Open year round, call for additional information

Admission Charged

Over 20 years of outdoor hospitality & professional wilderness guiding in Wells Gray Provincial Park & area, British Columbia’s Outdoor Adventure Paradise.  The resort is internationally recognized and known for its abundant sunshine, dry and plentiful snow, friendly locals, superb grooming, and an award-winning trail and village design. There are over 3,600 skiing acres on three mountains and the highest peak soars nearly 3,000 feet above the ski-in, ski-out village. Sun Peaks Resort can entertain the most aggressive and cautious of skiers and snowboarders with a wide variety of terrain. Experienced skiers can look for the expert runs on Mt. Morrisey and everyone can enjoy the illuminated tube park next to the village.

 


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