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Kettle Valley Railway Trail

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Address: Okanagan Falls, British Columbia T0L1R0, Canada
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Easy Trail for all levels

no matter what your hiking activity level is for hiking the kettle valley trail is an easy walk. just remember to bring lots of water if it's warm to keep hydrated. Beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 July 2016
Maple Ridge, Canada
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

no matter what your hiking activity level is for hiking the kettle valley trail is an easy walk. just remember to bring lots of water if it's warm to keep hydrated. Beautiful views from the trail

Thank Buttercup5687
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

While visiting Princeton, we checked out this trail. It's a nice easy walk to some nice views. We parked behind the Petro-Canada gas station and began our walk. Within 5 minutes, we came across a tunnel. After the tunnel was a nice bridge with a river running under.

Thank sowanman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We so much enjoyed the Okanagan steam train and have already recommended it to friends. The train, rails and station are authentic allowing us to be time travellers back to the early 1900s. The scenery is spectacular and the volunteer train hosts couldn't be more friendly, knowledgeable or helpful. We sat in the outdoor car enjoying the fresh air and... More 

Thank elaine p
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We completed the 80 km bikeride that is sponsored by the Okanagan Trestle Tour Company - EXCELLENT adventure and a wonderful day!! It was so well organized with bike drop off, transportation, great support people out on the trail, followed by an amazing barbecue and music by The Goods - great band! I completely recommend this event - scenery views... More 

Thank hopesoro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We did The Kettle Valley Railway Trail on May long weekend, from Myra Canyon to Penticton in a day, with 4 other families (5 in total), as young as 6 years old. The first 12km (18 trestles) was the most scenic part. Flat and winding. Km 12 to Chute Lake (Km 36) was the hardest, a bit uphill, straight, boring.... More 

Thank ruthndul
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The section with the trestles and two tunnels is stunning and an easy ride. There were a couple of spots with outhouses and benches in this section but not later on. Unfortunately the weather was cool and rainy for a good portion of the time. After the trestles there were long stretches of bumpy trail with lots of potholes and... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We rode the trail from Penticton east of the lake into wine country. It was fairly level with a few hills as it wound first along the lake and then through vineyards. It was very relaxing with few users, and of course, the delight of rail trails is being off road. Recommended stretch of the KVR if you want easy... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Quite a wide trail given it is built on a former rail bed. It is well maintained and well used by cyclists and hikers. On a sunny April day, the views of Okanagan Lake all the way down to Penticton and Skaha Lake were awesome. The orchards were in bloom and the lines of the vineyards presented beautiful photographic opportunities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I have the privilege of being able to ride this trail several times a year. It may not be a challenging trail, as far as difficulty goes, but there is some incredible scenery, lots of trestles, some tunnels, and lots of really cool history. If you want a bit more of a challenge, it's an awesome ride from Kelowna(Myra Station... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

The trail was hard to follow at times as there were lots of side trails both up and down. the poison ivy markers were helpful until we got close to the falls and continued up instead of following the creek. We ended up climbing up a steep crevasse up onto the kettle valley trail. The visitor center had the best... More 

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