Ride Index

Trinity Valley Road and Hidden Lake

Trinity Valley Road is a scenic back road ride passable on most motorcycles. The road connects Lumby-Mabel Lake Road with Enderby-Mabel Lake Road. The road surface is mostly hard packed gravel (oiled, hard-pan) and fairly smooth. The first and last few km are paved. Hidden Lake Road is rougher and is best ridden on a dual sport or adventure bike.

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Chase-Falkland Road, Skimikin Road, Skimikin Lake Road

Falkland (Hwy 97) to Turtle Valley and Tappen (Hwy 1 about 11 km west of Salmon Arm) via Chase-Falkland Road, Skimikin Road, Skimikin Lake Road and Tappen Valley Road. Total distance is about 68 km with about 25 km of that good gravel roads. An adventure bike is the best option, but the route is fine for most street-legal motorcycles. Joyce Lake, Pillar Lake, Skimikin Lake.

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Harris Creek Rd, Home Rd, Gunnar FSR, Kettle River FSR

Harris Creek Road (off Creighton Valley Road, SE of Lumby), Home Road, Gunnar FSR, Kettle River FSR, south to Winnifred Falls, and then north to Hwy 6. Fine for adventure bikes. View of Monashee Mountains. Side trip along Harris Road.

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Westside Road

A narrow and twisty backroad along the west side of Okanagan Lake between Vernon and West Kelowna BC. It is both scenic and entertaining.

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Aberdeen Plateau - Bluenose Road, Aberdeen Lake FSR, Dee Lake Road, King Edward FSR

South of Vernon and Lavington. Gravel roads, FSRs and ATV trails. Many fishing lakes and camping locations. Endless km of roads and trails of varying condition in the area. Bluenose Road, Aberdeen Lake FSR, Dee Lake Road, King Edward Connector, King Edward FSR plus Alex Road / K17 Connector.

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Commonage - Carrs Landing - Okanagan Centre

Vernon to Winfield via the Commonage, Carrs Landing and Okanagan Centre. A scenic motorcycle ride along backroads - Commonage Road, Carrs Landing Road and Okanagan Centre Road West. Views, lakes, ponds, parks, orchards and resorts.

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Grandby Road, North Fork Road (Grand Forks)

A nice meandering and twisty backroad starting in Grand Forks BC and heading north along the Grandby River.

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Lumby to Three Valley Gap to Enderby-Mabel Lake Road via Mabel Lake FSR, Three Valley Mabel FSR

Starts with pavement, but mostly dirt and gravel roads, ok for some street bikes, but dual sport or adv bikes best choice. Mabel Lake Prov Park, forests, creeks and lakes. Wap Lake, Cottonwood Beach, Frog Falls and Noisy Creek Rec Sites. Divided into two main legs. Total distance of the main route is about 165 km.

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Shuswap Lake Area

Country roads often running along the lake shore and connected by short stretches of Hwy 1. A number of parks and public lake access points. A scenic, pleasant ride with some nice corners along the way for fun. Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road, White Lake Road, Eagle Bay Road, Blind Bay Road, Squilax Anglemont Road. Herald, Scotch Creek and Tsútswecw Provincial Parks.

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