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Kamloops

Explore BC’s sunny canyon and hoodoo country

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Downtown Kamloops | Tanya Goehring

The north and south Thompson rivers meet in Kamloops, where a desert-like interior boasts wide-open grasslands, sagebrush, ponderosa pine forests, sandstone canyons, and chiseled hoodoos.

With abundant sunshine, the second largest city in BC’s Interior has 100+ lakes within easy reach, ideal for fishing and paddling. Mountain biking and golfing are also popular. In winter, you can snowshoe, cross-country ski, as well as downhill ski and snowboard at Sun Peaks Resort and Harper Mountain.

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Mountain biking through Kenna Cartwright Park, Kamloops | Andrew Strain
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This emerging wine region is home to five craft breweries serving innovative beers and pairing them inspired cuisine. Diverse cultural highlights include numerous art galleries, museums and theatrical experiences. Don’t miss the Back Alley Art Gallery tour, where visitors can take in more than 30 eclectic art murals painted on buildings throughout downtown Kamloops.

Downtown Kamloops | Tanya Goehring
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Discover more about Kamloops—a four-season adventure playground with long summers perfect for hiking, biking, and getting on the water, and winters made for exploring snowy trails.

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