Dual Sport, Adventure Bike Rides

Creighton Valley Road, Echo Lake

A country road that begins just east of Lumby and passes through Echo Lake Provincial Park and past farms. Paved on both ends with the middle 20 km smooth hard-packed gravel. Very scenic.

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Silver Hills

The route is a combination of gravel roads and forest service roads. Great views of the mountains and valleys. Lakes. Accessed via Lumby-Mabel Lake Road. Squaw Valley Road to Ireland Creek FSR to Silver Hills FSR to Sigalet Road. Sigalet Lake. About 52 km.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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