BC Wildlife Park
9077 Dallas Drive
The BC Wildlife Park is home to nearly 200 animals and 65 different species, all native to British Columbia including cougars, grizzly bears, arctic wolves, reptiles, birds of prey and the only Spirit Bear in human care in the world. The majority of animals at the Park have been rescued or were orphaned and are unable to survive on their own in the wild. Take in one of the many signature annual events including Easter Eggcitment, Boo at the Zoo, and Wildlights!
49 Marina Bay Road, Tobiano
Spend the day on Kamloops Lake at Bruker Marina. Choose from watersports rentals (including paddleboards, kayaks, sea-doos, and speed boats) or simply splash along the lakeshore and jump on the water trampoline.
2470 Fleetwood Ave
Make a splash this summer at the Brock Outdoor Pool. Open seasonally from June to September, the pool features 8 swim lanes, 25 meter outdoor pool, tot pool, 1m and 3m diving boards and a slide.
Erin Valley Riding Stables
8825 Barnhartvale Rd
Experience Kamloops in a unique way, on horseback. No experience is necessary for the trail rides as you will be accompanied by a trained wrangler.
Take the family out Geocaching, a fun and challenging outdoor adventure where you have to find hidden treasures with GPS coordinates. There are hundreds of locations throughout the city, province and even the world. Download the app on your phone. It's a world of fun for any age or ability.
Kamloops Heritage Railway
3-510 Lorne Street
Take a Backshop Tour with the Kamloops Heritage Railway. Learn about the history of all of our rolling stock, static stock, and our glorious steam locomotive 2141. Hear stories of KHR, the railway and some of the interesting people attached to them.
Kamloops Farmers Market
Grab a coffee and browse local products with most vendors from within 100km of Kamloops. Vendors include locally grown products, prepared food artisans, and home-based businesses.
April to October | 8:30am - 12:30pm
200 block of St. Paul Street
May to October | 8:00am - 1:30pm
400 block of Victoria Street
Kweseltken Farmers & Artisan Market
Meaning “relatives” in the Secwépemc language, this market brings an authentic cultural experience to the Kamloops area. Visitors will find traditional foods, medicines, and handmade artisan products, as well as fresh meats, eggs, fruits, vegetables, and much more every week. The space is welcoming to all and offers a unique, lively atmosphere with drum circles, singers, and other live performers.
Kamloopa Powwow Arbour
345 Powwow Trail, Kamloops
June 26 - September 25, 2022 | 8:00am-2:00pm
Little Farmers Petting Zoo
707 Franklin Rd
Located adjacent to the Westsyde Centennial Park, the Little Farmers Petting Zoo is fun for all ages. See ponies, goats, sheep, ducks, turkeys, exotic birds and more. All animals and birds can be fed.
Kamloops Longboard Park
2370 Pacific Way
Skate down the world’s first longboard park. Pack your helmet and longboard and try out one of two tracks; an easier route or a more advanced one.
Kamloops Mounted Patrol
Say “Hi” to the coolest horses around. You can find the Kamloops Mounted Patrol each night at the Rocky Mountaineer Train station or in Riverside Park.
Splatmaster Paintball is a low impact version of paintball that uses lower velocity markers and a smaller paintball for less impact but more fun. For kids 9+.
Monday to Saturday | Private Bookings
Sunday | Public Walk-In
Get out on the beautiful Heffley Lake with a stand up paddle board lesson and rental from Paddle Surfit. Try out the family size inflatable SUP where you can fit 8 people on board! Be sure to reserve your board in advance.
Ice Cream Shops
Ice cream is a summer staple, whether you’re with the kids, on date night, or looking for something sweet, and Kamloops has you covered when it comes to sweet treats. Here’s the scoop on where to find the best ice cream in Kamloops.
Sun Peaks Bike Park
1280 Alpine Road
The trail at Sun Peaks is nothing short of legendary. With a lift-access Bike Park, offering exciting options for riders of all ages, ability levels, and terrain preferences, there is a full spectrum of camps, clinics, and guided tours to help you make the most of your time on the mountain.
Even More Family Fun
Hit up Kamloops' hiking trails, biking trails, beaches and more. There are plenty of family friendly activities to enjoy.
Harper Mountain Ski Resort
2580 Harper Mountain Road
20 minutes from Kamloops is family-friendly ski resort Harper Mountain. Enjoy the hill by downhill skiing or snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and the lift operated Snow Town Tube Park.
Sun Peaks Resort
1280 Alpine Road
Sun Peaks Resort has experiences for kids of all ages both in winter and summer. In winter, try nordic skiing, snowshoeing, or skating. Take ski or snowboard lessons from the pros, or take a dogsled or horse-drawn tour. During summer, choose from the bungee trampoline to the lift-accessed bike park, canoe and hiking tours, and even horseback riding.
Stake Lake Ski Trails
5140 Lac Le Jeune Road
Just a short 20-minute drive outside of Kamloops, and home to the Overlander Ski Club, Stake Lake Nordic Centre boasts over 60km of quality, scenic cross-country ski trails. These well-maintained, groomed trails are suitable for all levels and ages. A terrain park and snowshoe trails are also available here.
BC Wildlife Park
9077 Dallas Drive
The BC Wildlife Park is home to nearly 200 animals and 65 different species, all native to British Columbia including cougars, grizzly bears, arctic wolves, reptiles, birds of prey and the only Spirit Bear in human care in the world. The majority of animals at the Park have been rescued or were orphaned and are unable to survive on their own in the wild. Take in one of the many signature annual events including Wildlights!
Even More Winter Fun
Grab your rod and tackle and try your hand at ice fishing, or take a winter hike with the kids. There is so much more outdoor winter fun to be had.
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