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Mt. Boucherie


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Mt. Boucherie is actually an extinct volcano which makes the terrain variable. Keep a sure foot as volcanic rocks can be sharp! http://www.tourismkelowna.com/do/activities-attractions/hiking/#WestKelownaTrails

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Blue Grouse Mountain


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This is a moderately difficult hike offering a 500m vertical ascent. The trail is approximately 8 km's so bring some water. http://www.tourismkelowna.com/do/activities-attractions/hiking/#WestKelownaTrails

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Christie Falls


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This trail will lead you to a beautiful water fall. It is only about 15 mins from the trail head, but the descent is steep. Come prepared with good footwear. http://www.tourismkelowna.com/do/activities-attractions/hiking/#KelownaTrails

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Kalamoir Park


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This is a nice lakeside park with moderately easy walking trails available. Dogs are allowed on a leash. http://www.tourismkelowna.com/do/activities-attractions/hiking/#WestKelownaTrails

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Hardy Falls Park


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An easy walking trail that is relatively flat. As the name suggests, there is a small waterfall in the area. http://www.tourismkelowna.com/do/activities-attractions/hiking/#WestKelownaTrails

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Cedar Creek Park


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Cedar Creek is a nice place to get away from the city and bring your dog. It offers an off-leash area so you don't have to feel bad about taking the leash off! There are also picnic tables and an out-house, so bring some food and a beverage or two!

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The Chief


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Hike to the top of the iconic Stawamus chief for the most breathtaking views in Squamish. This hike is for all round abilities, and reward hikers with a good workout if completed in a timely fashion.

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The Estuary


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Enjoy a calming walk through the Squamish estuary. This unique landscape is a result of the fresh river water meeting the salty ocean. Enjoy a multitude of bird species, along with scenic trails.

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Shannon Falls


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Enjoy a hike up to Shannon falls to watch a booming classic mountain waterfall. This waterfall is a iconic peace of Squamish, and should be on the 'must do' list.

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Murrin Provincial Park


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Enjoy calming walking through the coastal trails of Murrin Park. This is a nice stop to make on your way back to the city, or coming from it!

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Alice Lake Hiking


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Walk or hike around Alice Lake. These trails connect with the lake and the picnic areas, making this a great day trip.

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Lake Lovely Water


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Do this epic hike up to the hanging glacial valley of lake lovely water! This is a must do if you are passionate about hiking. If you have a few extra dollars lying around, hire www.blackcombaviation.com to give you a lift. It will be the best 1 hour trip of your life!

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Okanagan Mountain Park


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This vast area offers a variety of x-country biking trails. Moderately difficult trails can be expected, but with rewards of epic scenery and close proximity to Okanagan Lake.

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Myra Canyon Trail Head


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An iconic Okanagan bike ride. This relatively easy ride passes through some remarkable terrain. The old railway has been fitted for hikers and cyclists of all ages. http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/kettle-valley-railway-kvr

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Gillard Downhill Trails


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All along Gillard Forestry Road are some very good down hill mountain bike trails. A good DH bike is required and riders should wear full protection. Trails such as "Wobbly pops" and "Cats Ass" will greet the keen riders. http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/gillard-trails

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Postill Downhill Trails


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These are some fun local quick downhill trails for the keen. http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/postil

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Powers Creek Trails


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Another of the Okanagan's classic Downhill trails. Armour and full face's are recommended as there are various stunts along the trails. Look for trails such as "Big Money" and "Builders Only". http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/powers-creek-trails

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Myra-Belleview Provincial Park


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This amazing Okanagan park offers a wide variety of x-country biking trails which have been mapped and signed for ease of use. Bring your bike, friends and family to come check them out! http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/myra-bellvue-provincial-park-crawford-trails

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Smith Creek Bike Trails


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This area offers a variety of x-country and downhill mountain biking. Follow the trail out from the parking lot and into the mecca of trails that begin to climb the mountain. http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/smith-creek-the-holy-pail

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McDougall Rim


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One of Kelowna's classic x-country bike loops. The top section has been torn up by motorized off road vehicles, but the trail is still completely rideable. http://mtbco.ca/trails/trail-info/macdougall-rim-bylands-loop

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