Outdoor adventure, First Nations heritage and western culture all thrive in the ranch country town of Kamloops. The city, whose name derives from the Shuswap word "Tk'emlups," meaning "meeting place”, is surrounding by trout-filled lakes and rolling rangelands and boasts some of the best freshwater fishing and golf in the province.
The high country landscape around Kamloops abounds in outdoor adventure options, from trail... Read more riding and mountain biking to hiking, fly fishing, boating and more. Guest and dude ranches welcome everyone from greenhorns to seasoned riders. Prefer two wheels? Kamloops is perfect for freeriding, with lift accessed trails, a dedicated bike park and hundreds of kilometers of cross country trails. Paddle a canoe or cast a line in any of a hundred well-stocked lakes in the area, or lace up your hiking boots and explore sandstone canyons and fascinating rock formations, called hoodoos.
Glimpse into Kamloops’s ancient First Nations heritage at the Secwepemc Museum and... Read more Heritage Park, where a 2,000-year-old archaeological site, a reconstructed village, and an ethnobotanical garden share a serene riverside setting. If you’re here in early August, don’t miss the song, dance and storytelling at the Kamloopa Pow Wow. This three-day celebration of Aboriginal culture attracts performers from across North America, and is one of the biggest First Nations events in BC.
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Grasslands, mountain trails for hiking and riding, fishing, swimming, natural horsemanship lessons and clinics, instru...
Golfers, don’t miss a chance to tee up at Kamloops’s award-winning Tobiano golf... Read more course, where lake views wow from every hole. This Thomas McBroom masterpiece is just one of the many challenging courses in the area, including the bunker-rich fairways of The Dunes at Kamloops. Near Salmon Arm, check out the links-style Canoe Creek or enjoy the panoramic views at Talking Rock Golf Resort, on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake.
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At the junction of three main highways, and four to five hours from Vancouver, BC or Jasper,... Read more Alberta, Kamloops fits nicely into just about any BC road trip. Air Canada and WestJet fly direct to Kamloops from Vancouver and Calgary.
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