Kamloops is long renowned as a mountain biking paradise with its rugged landscape, rolling hills, and diverse bike trail systems. Riders of all levels can choose from cross-country trails to technical downhill, with the option to ride year-round. If you like skills testing and shuttling, ride Kamloops Bike Ranch - Canada's largest municipal bike park.
Biking Safety Protocols
- Leave 10 meters in between one another and 2 meters between riders when passing
- Bike solo or only with your household
- Wash or sanitize hands after touching communal surfaces like gates or garbage bins
- Bring your own ‘Clean Trip Kit’. A clean trip kit includes hand sanitizer, gloves, and toilet paper
- Visit parks and trails during less busy times
- Don’t linger and avoid gathering in groups
- Stay home if you are feeling sick, especially if you are coughing or experiencing a fever
- Practice low-risk riding
Pineview Valley Trail Network
This all-mountain area is home to 50km of trails through pine trees that range from green to black diamond and one double black diamond. Explore the wide array of cross-country climbs and fun, flowy descents.
The grazing period has started and the cows are out on the pasture. Please be mindful as they move through this area. This network does cross onto private property, please be respectful of the KPCC's agreement with the private landowners and obey all posted seasonal trail closure signage.
Lac du Bois Protected Grasslands
Whether you're new to mountain biking or an intermediate rider, Lac du Bois offers 20km of cross-country trails. Be rewarded with views of Kamloops and the Thompson Valley as you climb and descend through the sage-scented grasslands.
Kenna Cartwright Park
Home to over 40km of mountain bike trails, Kenna Cartwright Park is the largest municipal park in BC and provides fast, flowing trails through sagebrush and pine trees. As you ride the perimeter of the park, take in panoramic city views.
Hint: It's a great evening ride as the sun is setting.
Sun Peaks Resort
The Sun Peaks Bike Park offers up 2,000 feet of lift-access vertical with 40 distinct bike trails that range from flowing machine-made to full downhill. Two new features for 2019 include a 9km top-to-bottom green trail for anyone waiting to start lift-access downhill biking and a Bike Skills Park. Photo:
Located just below Harper Mountain Ski Resort, this trail network is an all-mountain and downhill playground for intermediate and advanced riders. Pedal up the road climb or shuttle with friends and descend down 13 trails - including the iconic race run where the Canadian Enduro Series is held in June. Photo:
Note: There is no shuttle service available at the Harper Mountain trail network.
Kamloops Bike Ranch
"The Ranch" is an iconic part of Kamloops' mountain bike scene with its diverse levels of trails, stadium lights, a jump park, and skills park. It has now evolved into a premier sporting venue that can host regional and national level racing events.
Kamloops residents can book a private shuttle with Mostly Mental Shuttles for the Ranch. Click here for a full list of safety protocols.
Bike Friendly Accommodation
Safe Bike Storage
The most important part of planning a mountain biking trip is knowing that you have a safe place to store your bikes at night. There are several mountain bike-friendly hotels in Kamloops that will provide locked storage or allow clean bikes in their rooms.
SPOKE BIKE + SKI
194 Victoria Street W