Canoeing & Kayaking in Kamloops, British Columbia
Watersports in Kamloops
The variations in land elevations and abundance of lakes and rivers in Kamloops and surrounding areas provide great paddling opportunities. There are a full range of grades for testing canoeing and kayaking skills from the gentle flow of area lakes to the faster pace of the South and North Thompson Rivers.
Canoeing and Kayaking in Kamloops
> The North & South Thompson Rivers: The Thompson Rivers, which runs right through the city, are the perfect places to start a canoe or kayak adventure.
> Paul Lake: this quiet lake is located just 15 minutes from Kamloops and is also a great place to go out with a guided tour.
> Shumway Lake: only 15 minutes from Kamloops. Home to the:
> Kamloops Lake: this lake is a very large lake and is fed by the Thompson River. Kamloops.
> Shuswap Lakes: the Big & Little Shuswap Lakes are world renowned and offer paddlers miles of great wildlife viewing.
> 100+ Lakes in the Area: there are too many lakes within an hour's drive of Kamloops to mention
Canoe and Kayak Rentals in Kamloops
Kamloops has shops which sell paddling gear as well as repair facilities.
1168 Battle Street
True Outdoors Kamloops - 250-377-0157 or visit their website
Desert North Adventure Kayaking Tours - more information
Half day or full day freshwater Kayaking Tours. White Water tours available upon request.