Ride Index

Adams West FSR, Agate Bay Road, Adams Lake

From Hwy 1 and Squilax-Anglemont Road to Holding Road to Adams Lake, Adams West FSR and Agate Bay Road to Hwy 5. Total distance is about 70 km, 27 km of that is easy gravel. A pleasant ride with some nice views of Adams Lake. Ok for the majority of street bikes. Includes a short side trip to Adams Lake Provincial Park.

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Kamloops - Merritt - Logan Lake

Via Barnhartvale Road, Hwy 1, Hwy 5A, Hwy 8, Hwy 97C, Meadow Creek Road (Hwy 97D) and Lac Le Jeune Road. A full day of riding. All paved.

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Paul Lake Road, Pinantan-Pritchard Road

Narrow backroad climbing from valley bottom near Kamloops (Hwy 5) to Paul Lake Provincial Park then to Pritchard (Hwy 1). The road turns to smooth gravel about 10 km east of Paul Lake.

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Westwold to Merritt via Douglas Lake Road, Hwy 5A

The route takes you through farmland, a narrow valley into a canyon, and then rises to a plateau with open range land and rolling hills and lakes. Starts off paved and then turns to good gravel and stretches of loose gravel, a paved section on top and then gravel again. The last 39 km is paved. An adventure bike would be a good choice for the entire route.

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Green Mountain Road, Apex Mountain Road, Hwy 3A - Penticton, Oliver

Green Mountain Road is the main attraction here - a winding back road with some great scenery and light traffic. Side trip up Apex Mountain Road. Optional route to Oliver from Hwy 3A - Twin Lakes Road, White Lake Road, Fairview White Lake Road, Willowbrook Road, Fairview Road.

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Merritt to Brookmere via Coldwater Road

A very scenic ride along a paved backroad with multiple views of the Kettle Valley Railway and Coldwater River. The road is quite twisty.

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Princeton - Summerland Road

A country road from Princeton to Summerland. About 2/3 is paved, the rest is packed gravel of varying condition. An adventure bike or large dual sport would be the best choice of bike for the entire route, but it's passable on a street bike. A good ride with some nice corners and scenery.

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Brookmere to Princeton via Brookmere Rd, Coley Rd, Coalmont Rd

The route from Brookmere to Coalmont Road is a narrow dirt and gravel road (dual sport or adv bikes). Coalmont Road is good gravel to almost Otter Lake. After that it's all paved to Princeton - lots of twisty sections. The route runs through Tulameen and Coalmont, and runs close to (and intersects) the Kettle Valley Railway in a number of places. Very Scenic.

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Creston to Nelson via the Kootenay Pass

Creston to Nelson via Salmo, Hwy 3 and Hwy 6. Another enjoyable motorcycle ride with nice scenery. About 128 km and all paved.

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