Thompson Valley

Wild landscapes and welcoming communities

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Sunset from atop Battle Bluff, Lac Du Bois Grasslands Protected Area, Kamloops British Columbia
Sunset over Battle Bluff | Andrew Strain

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Mild, dry Thompson Country is a popular destination for trout fishing, mountain biking, and ranch vacations.

The area’s largest community, Kamloops, has a thriving arts and culture community, and hosts numerous sport championships. Visitors can ski powder at family-friendly Sun Peaks Resort, golf, ride cowboy-style in Ashcroft, head to Merritt for a rodeo or country music festival, and join the annual Kamloopa Powwow, one of the largest celebrations of First Nations culture and heritage in Western Canada.

Thompson Country

The grasslands of south-central BC flank the north and south Thompson rivers, the mighty Fraser’s main tributary. The nearby Nicola Valley is home to the ranching community of Merritt.

Bighorn sheep | Andrew Strain
The grasslands in Nicola Valley | Andrew Strain
Hiking to Battle Bluff | Andrew Strain

Experience Providers in the Thompson Valley

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Kamloops Art Gallery

Art Galleries

Kamloops

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Monte Creek Ranch Winery

Wineries & Wine Tours

Kamloops

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Snow Limo Tours

Skiing & Snowboarding, Buses

Vancouver

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Double Star Ranch

Horseback Riding & Ranches

Louis Creek

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Sun Rivers Golf Course

Golf

Kamloops

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Privato Vineyard and Winery

Wineries & Wine Tours

Kamloops

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