Trails

A group hiking near Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Outdoor group urges B.C. government to increase support for trails, parks, and volunteers

40 organizations and businesses in B.C. sent a message to Premier David Eby

 

The Centennial Trail, closed since flood damages in 2017 and 2018, was officially reopened on Oct. 28. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland trail reopens after flooding damage

Centennial Trail sustained damages following floods in 2017 and 2018

 

Five interpretive signs have been added to Vernon's Grey Canal Trail. (Submitted photo)

Vernon trail furnished with new interpretive signs

Five new signs have been erected along the scenic Grey Canal Trail

 

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People with autism wanted for research study in Okanagan

The study is taking place in 32 locations across Canada, the United States, and Australia

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Okanagan search and rescue teams find man lost overnight in Kelowna backcountry

A mountain biker got lost on the Angel Springs trails and had to spend a cold, wet night in the forest

(Ed Henczel/COSAR)
The Kalavista Boat Launch in the District of Coldstream will be closed as of Sept. 13, 2021 until March 31, 2022. (Morning Star file)

Coldstream boat launch closed for upgrade

Braeburn Trail also closed, Learmouth Road closure cancelled

The Kalavista Boat Launch in the District of Coldstream will be closed as of Sept. 13, 2021 until March 31, 2022. (Morning Star file)
Kelowna RCMP recently arrested two individuals who combined for a total of 68 recommended charges over two months. (File photo)

Assault on Kelowna teen that ‘shocked community’ leads to arrest 9 months later

17-year-old suffered life-altering injuries on Rail Trail in November 2021

Kelowna RCMP recently arrested two individuals who combined for a total of 68 recommended charges over two months. (File photo)
The Rotary Club of Salmon Arm presents a cheque for $10,000 for the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail. From left, Kari Wilkinson, Rotary; Rob Marshall, Rotary; Gloria Morgan, Community Fundraising Committee chair; Garry Hoffart, Rotary; Kevin Flynn, CSRD board chair; Kukpi7 (Chief) Doug Thomas, Splatsin; Kevin Acton, RDNO board chair; Alex de Chantal,rail trail fundraising strategy coordinator. (Len Lazzarotto and Henry Schnell

Rotarians keep momentum going on Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail with $10,000 donation

Splatsin Band recently received $12.5 M grant to develop 42.6 kilometres

The Rotary Club of Salmon Arm presents a cheque for $10,000 for the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail. From left, Kari Wilkinson, Rotary; Rob Marshall, Rotary; Gloria Morgan, Community Fundraising Committee chair; Garry Hoffart, Rotary; Kevin Flynn, CSRD board chair; Kukpi7 (Chief) Doug Thomas, Splatsin; Kevin Acton, RDNO board chair; Alex de Chantal,rail trail fundraising strategy coordinator. (Len Lazzarotto and Henry Schnell
A federal grant worth $12.5 million will help Splatsin develop almost all of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail. (Jacob Brett file photo)

Major federal funds for Splatsin to develop rail trail

First Nations band near Enderby receives more than $12 million to develop almost all of old rail corridor

A federal grant worth $12.5 million will help Splatsin develop almost all of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail. (Jacob Brett file photo)
Vernon’s Ribbons of Green Trails Society and the Regional District of North Okanagan would like to see Greater Vernon become known as the Trails Capital of B.C. (Ribbons of Green Trails Society photo)

Greter Vernon seeks B.C. Trails Capital moniker

Ribbon of Green Trails Society and regional district pursue Official Mark under trademark act

Vernon’s Ribbons of Green Trails Society and the Regional District of North Okanagan would like to see Greater Vernon become known as the Trails Capital of B.C. (Ribbons of Green Trails Society photo)
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Adaptive Amazing Race coming to Kelowna, Vernon

Teams will use adaptive equipment like trail riders while racing the clock and other teams

  • Jul 27, 2022
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Focused on 2023-2033, the plan will provide a comprehensive review of the current state of trails and natural spaces. (File photo)

Public surveyed on North Okanagan trail plans

Input sessions at Farmers’ Market and Rail Trail

Focused on 2023-2033, the plan will provide a comprehensive review of the current state of trails and natural spaces. (File photo)
Bob Richards wants to form a local group that would help build wheelchair-access trails in the South Okanagan. (Facebook)

Okanagan man collecting cans in support of building wheelchair-accessible trails

Bob Richards is on a mission to make Okanagan trails accessible for all

Bob Richards wants to form a local group that would help build wheelchair-access trails in the South Okanagan. (Facebook)
The Gateway of the Okanagan Rail Trail will be closed June 30 as additional features are added. (RDNO photo)

Okanagan Rail Trail addition results in closure

Decorative concrete feature being added to Gateway at KM0

The Gateway of the Okanagan Rail Trail will be closed June 30 as additional features are added. (RDNO photo)
Members of the Vernon ATV Club, Four Wheel Drive Association of B.C. and the Okanagan Forest Task Force spent a good part of Saturday, June 4, cleaning up the trails on the King Edward Lake Forest Service Road east of Coldstream for B.C. Trails Day. (Facebook photo)

Volunteers tidy Coldstream FSR trails

King Edward Lake trails have garbage and messes removed as part of B.C. Trails Day

Members of the Vernon ATV Club, Four Wheel Drive Association of B.C. and the Okanagan Forest Task Force spent a good part of Saturday, June 4, cleaning up the trails on the King Edward Lake Forest Service Road east of Coldstream for B.C. Trails Day. (Facebook photo)
E-bike regulations could be streamlined along the Okanagan Rail Trail to ensure a smooth ride for all users. (HelloBC photo)

Lifting of Okanagan Rail Trail e-bike ban gains traction

Class 2 electric bikes closer to being allowed on North Okanagan portion

E-bike regulations could be streamlined along the Okanagan Rail Trail to ensure a smooth ride for all users. (HelloBC photo)
Members of the Vernon ATV Club will be joined by cohorts from the Okanagan Forest Task Force and Four Wheel Drive Association of B.C. Saturday, June 4, to clean up the trails and known dumpsites on the King Edward Lake Forest Service Road in Coldstream to mark B.C. Trails Day. (Graham Go - file photo)

North Okanagan communities step up for B.C. Trails Day

Events slated in Coldstream, Silver Star Provincial Park and Spallumcheen

Members of the Vernon ATV Club will be joined by cohorts from the Okanagan Forest Task Force and Four Wheel Drive Association of B.C. Saturday, June 4, to clean up the trails and known dumpsites on the King Edward Lake Forest Service Road in Coldstream to mark B.C. Trails Day. (Graham Go - file photo)
Hikers getting outside in Martha Creek Provincial Park near Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Get outside and celebrate the second annual BC Trails Day

Events being hosted in 46 communities across the province

Hikers getting outside in Martha Creek Provincial Park near Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
A section of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail within Splatsin te Secwépemc territory with a view of the Enderby Cliffs in the background. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)

Splatsin pursuing $12.5 million grant for Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail

If approved, funding would cover development of 42.6 kilometres of trail

  • May 30, 2022
A section of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail within Splatsin te Secwépemc territory with a view of the Enderby Cliffs in the background. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)
The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)

E-bike restriction on Okanagan Rail Trail to be reviewed, following complaints

A petition has been launched opposing a bylaw banning two classes of e-bikes on the trail

The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)