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Kamloops Area

Kamloops is the largest and fastest growing interior City in the interior of British Columbia, an area that serves both as a vacation destination and as a popular stop over for travelers.

The Trans-Canada that runs east to west and the Yellowhead highway that runs north to south intersect at Kamloops making Kamloops hotels ideal for a night stop on the way from Vancouver to The Canadian Rockies.

Located in a wide-open ranching country,experience Kamloops diverse natural settings of several golf courses, horseback riding and hiking trails for summer recreation.


Golfing Kamloops
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Golfing
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Golfing

Experience Kamloops diverse natural settings and one of the longest golf seasons in BC. (approximately March through November). The Riverland Inn and Suites offers a number of golf packages please contact us directly for more information at our Riverland Inn and Suites Toll Free: 1-800-663-1534


Biking / Hiking
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Biking / Hiking

Bike Ranch
Kamloops has a worldwide reputation in the sport of mountain biking. For many years Kamloops' hills and riders have been featured in the adrenaline and gravity rushing films such as "Pulp Traction" and "Cranked".

Its unique climate and terrain and the variety of riding that can be found have already attracted riders from all over the globe. More Details...

A Hiker's Paradise
Kenna Cartwright 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. More Details...


BC Wildlife Park
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BC Wildlife Park

At the BC Wildlife Park, features over 65 species of wildlife spread out on 50 hectares. Enjoy the diverse and often humorous personalities of Cougars, Moose, Birds of prey, Snakes, great Grizzly Bears, Mountain Goats, and Timber Wolves!

The New Discovery Centre includes the BC Eco-Discovery Gallery that features interactive fun and learning experiences. This new gallery allows guests to explore the unique habitats of the province - Rain Forest, Grasslands, Mountains, Interior Plateaus and the North.

The BC Wildlife Park also has Education Programs are designed to meet the B.C. science curriculum, fulfilling a range of Learning Outcomes from B.C. Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages.

For more information on the BC Wildlife Park go to www.bczoo.org


Fishing
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Fishing

The area surrounding Kamloops is a fisherman's dream. There are roughly a hundred lakes within a half hour drive from Kamloops. To find more information about the great fishing Kamloops and area has to offer, to go
www.thompsonokanagan.com/fishing


Kamloops  Blazers
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Picture courtesy Kamloops Blazers

Skiing

Sun Peaks 578-7842

Harper Mountain 573-5115

Hockey

Kamloops Blazers www.blazerhockey.com/

Recreation

Erin Valley Riding Stables
573-5442

Lake City Casino 372-3336

Cineplex Odeon 377-8401



Kenna Cartwright Park

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Kenna Cartwright Park
Picture courtesy City of Kamloops


Paul Lake Provincial Park
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Paul Lake Provincial Park
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www.bedtymetales.com

Parks

Kamloops' Riverside Park
Located on the banks of the Thompson River next to the Interior Savings Centre and just minutes from Riverside Inn and Suites.

Enjoy a picnic in the picturesque park, stroll along the beach, go for a refreshing swim, bring the kids to the Variety Kids Centennial Water Park, or play a game of lawn bowling. More Details...

Dog Friendly Parks
Kamloops is also a dog friendly city. Hosting many dog events and competitions.
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Roderick Haig Brown Conservation Area 371-6200

Kenna Cartwright Park 828-3580
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.

Paul Lake Provincial Park 371-6200
The park is located 20 minutes from Kamloops off of Highway 5. Paul Lake is stocked with rainbow trout and a convenient car-top boat launch is provided. Over 7 km of hiking trails provide the visitor with beautiful scenery and vantage points of the surrounding area.

Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park 371-6200



Thompson Rivers University

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TRU (Thompson Rivers University)
900 Road Phone: 250-828-5000

The City of Kamloops is in the process of developing and expanding sports facilities at TRU to improve tournament-hosting capabilities in the city. Hillside Stadium conceptual designs include an indoor track, 3 gymnasium floors with seating, gymnastics facility, sports medicine service and retail space indoors. Outside this building: 3 soccer fields, including one artificial field with lights and grandstands. Contact http://www.kamloops.ca/tournamentcapital/index.shtml for more information.


Pow Wow
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Pow Wow

Art Gallery
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Art Gallery

Festival's and Events

Tourism Kamloops

Ice Wine Festival
January (mid)

Cowboy Festival
March (beginning)
Phone:1-888-763-2224

Kamloops Pro Rodeo (June)
1-800-662-1994

Canada Day Folkfest (July)
372-5751

Pow Wow
SPECTACULAR NATIVE RELIC August Long weekend

Music in the Park Nightly
(July- Aug ) 374-3377

Hot Nights in the City
( Hot Rods-Aug) 372-2197

Alpine Blossom Festival
578-5484

Tourist Attractions

Kamloops Wildlife Park
573-3242

Ginseng Tours
374-3017

Kamloops Art Gallery
828-3543

Salmon Run (Sept- Oct)
374-3377

Spirit of Kamloops Heritage Railway
www.kamrail.com/index.html
374-2141


Kamloops Arenas & Aquatic Centre's

Interior Savings Centre
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Interior Savings Centre
300 Lorne St.
828-3335

www.interiorsavingscentre.com

Ice Box Arena
463 Dene Drive
377-4282

Brock Arena
2470 Fleetwood Avenue
376-9646

Canada Games Pool
910 Road
Phone: 250-828-3165

Kamloops Blazers

Memorial Arena
740 Victoria St.
314-1659

Valleyview Arena
353 Highland Rd
314-0429

Mc Arthur Island Sports Centre
Mc Arthur Island
376-4213


Kamloops Aquatic Centre
828-3655

YMCA- YWCA
372-7725


Downtown Kamloops
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Downtown Kamloops

Secwepemc Indian Museum
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Secwepemc Indian Museum

Photos taken by Bonnie Leonard

Shopping

Aberdeen Mall
374-3400

Sahali Mall
374-3033

Thompson Park Mall
372-5225

Northhill Mall
376-1259

Walmart
374-1591

Zellers
374-4141

Downtown Kamloops
#4-231 Victoria St Kamloops, BC V2C 2A1 (250) 372-3242
http://www.kcbia.com/

Safeway
372-1994

Save on Food
374-6685

Museum's

Secwepemc Indian Museum
828-9801

Firehall Museum
1205 Summit Drive Kamloops BC V2C 5R9
372-5131

Kamloops Museum & Archives
828-3576

St. Joseph's Historic Church
374-7324

Kamloops Art Gallery
828-3543

greyhound

via rail

bc ferries

city of Kamloops

Airlines

Kamloops Airport
Kamloops Airport Ltd.
3035 Airport Rd, Kamloops, BC, V2B 7X1
Phone: (250)376-3613 Fax: (250)376-3935


Air Canada Jazz:
1-888-247-2262

Central Mountain Air:
1-888-865-8585

Horizon Air:
1-800-547-9308

Bus Lines

Greyhound: 1- 250-374-1212


Kamloops Transit System:
1-250-376-1216

Train Lines

Via Rail: 1-888-842-7245

Ferries

BC Ferries: 1-888-223-3779

Taxi's

Kami Cabs: 374-5151

City of Kamloops
7 Victoria Street, Kamloops
British Columbia, V2C 1A2
Phone (250) 828 3311

City of Kamloops



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