Want to try something new? Birdwatching is easy, accessible, inexpensive and a great way to get out into nature while maintaining physical distancing. It’s also endlessly fascinating in Kamloops, according to Tom Beeke, a local high school geography teacher who has been birding for 15 years and is “obsessed” with the hobby.
Hi I’m Obi, adventure cat extraordinaire from Kamloops who started hiking the trails around Kamloops when I was only 5 months old. My mom enjoyed hiking before I entered her life, however due to the purr-demic, all her hiking buddies moved away. Not wanting to hike alone, she decided to bring me along on all her adventures.
Through the eyes of kids, Kamloops has countless epic adventures, natural playgrounds, and ideal family picnic spots. While hiking with kids can sometimes be challenging, exploring together as a family will store in their memory bank for a long time. Here are 5 family-friendly hikes, perfect for kids 3-7 years old, to check off the ol list.
There's nothing quite like the feeling of reeling in a worthy Kamloops Rainbow Trout. With new fishing docks being fin-stalled province-wide by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC, now everyone - from avid anglers who want to quickly drop a line, to new anglers who don’t have access to a boat - will be able to brag about their trophy catches on more lakes.
Make a splash in Kamloops by hitting the water. While gliding along it, paddling through it, or sitting beside it, your body will become in tune with the local landscape. For those seeking water’s rejuvenation, Kamloops has over 100 lakes within a one-hour drive to explore. Here are the top lakes (and river) near Kamloops ideal for canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
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