Dew Drop Trail
Distance: 12km Single track trail, packed dirt
Time: 3+ hrs
Some sections of lose rock on steep slopes. The views on this hiked are some of the best in the area. Roughly 600m to the top of the dewdrop ridge, the panoramic views of the Kamloops lake and the Thomson valley are magnificent.
Distance: 4.3 km Half of this trail is single track packed dirt with sections of loose rock, The other half is double track ATV/4×4 road.
Time: 1 – 2 hours
This hike is quite popular and well known in Kamloops. The trail system can be confusing, lacking signs where we thought they should be and having other signs in obvious places.
Kenna Cartwright Park
Kenna Cartwright Park is the largest municipal park in BC, encompassing almost 800 hectares of land. The park offers over 40kms of trails of varying difficulties that are used by walkers, dogs, hikers, mountain bikers, and families. The park offers many stunning views of Kamloops throughout the park as well as a number of picnic areas for families. Kenna is a great park for any time of the year, for any level of hiker, and is off-leash dog friendly.
Grasslands + Peterson Creek Trails
Distance: 1.1 kms Flat, packed gravel and accessible for all
Time: 20 mins
A perfect after work loop that is quick and easy that offers some magnificent views of Kamloops!
Peterson Creek Park is another great city park. It encompasses almost 100 hectares and features over 30 kms of trails. These trails vary in difficulty and many offer spectacular city views! There is a picnic area at the downtown entrance to the park if families wish to take a break or have a nice lunch. These trails tend to be less used in the winter months as they can become very icy. This park is used by hikers, dog walkers, and mountain bikers. Most trails are either climbing up or down the ravine, so be sure any of your hiking buddies are up to the task. The park is off-leash dog friendly, just please remember to pick up after your dog.
Distance: 4.8 km Double track to begin then steep, rocky, single track the rest.
Time: 1.5 hrs
Longer hike with amazing views to the top.
For more information on Kamloops trails visit these websites
Hiking Information taken from hikekamloops.