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Individual Trail

Thompson/Kamloops / Tranquille

30 min driving from Kamloops,BC

This short hike in the Lac du Bois grasslands begins crossing a flat meadow which is reminiscent of the old wild west, before beginning a mild ascent over the first hill, down past an old abandoned car, and up the final ascent for a panoramic view over the Thompson River. Tranquille Farm (Padova) is visible in the foreground, and the city of Kamloops a distant afterthought on the horizon. The trail is marked primarily with usage rather than signage; however, there are a couple signs with arrows to keep hikers on the right path.

  • 30 min from Kamloops,BC
  • Linear
  • 2.32 km (one-way)
  • 35 minutes solo one-way
  • 65 minutes solo | 1.5 hours group round-trip
  • 178 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Short Hike
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Description:An average hike all around, with a very steady incline at the end.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up.
Cell Service:Excellent (Telus July 2016)
First Listed:2016-Jul-26
Last Updated:2016-Jul-26

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  • Hey I just moved to Kelowna and just joined the group! Is there carpooling available for hikes?

    Wed, Mar 8, 2017 7:18 PM

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