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Kettle Valley Railway Trail

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Address: Okanagan Falls, British Columbia T0L1R0, Canada
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We were a group of 8 using cabins along the way and a group of 2 camping. We loved the biking and amazing views along the way. Kudos to all who volunteer their time and energy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Telkwa, Canada
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Telkwa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 8 using cabins along the way and a group of 2 camping. We loved the biking and amazing views along the way. Kudos to all who volunteer their time and energy. The enthusiasm to bike this route will only grow. We hope that there will be even more bed and breakfast type establishments to choose... More 

Thank Ethel325
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great tour. The volunteers work very hard to provide a family friendly experience. It would have been perfect had the banjo player played Crazy Train.

Thank Tracey L
Osoyoos, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A great ride from Penticton towards Naramata and beyond. Since its an old rail corridor the grade is always reasonable. The further you go the more you need a bike with wider mountain bike tires as the trail gets a little rough and some sand patches. Some of the best views are in the first 15 km and as an... More 

Thank Bryon K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

To celebrate a large milestone birthday, I decided to do the self-guided cycle tour from Midway to Penticton along the KVR. Paula did a great job of organizing accomodation, gear shuttles, detailed maps and day by day descriptions of what to expect and where. I have to say, the hardest part of the trip was keeping up with all the... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Set off from the lakefront in Okanagan Falls and rode to downtown Penticton, about 22 km. The trail is well marked, and, as it is an old rail bed, has very little grade to it. That said, the scenery is very picturesque, and it is easy to look around as you ride with the wide, relatively flat trail surface. A... More 

Thank Geoff W
Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you are driving, don't take your low rider up ! Gravel roads and a little rough in spots on the way up but what a beautiful drive. The views of the valley are amazing and you can imagine being on the train 100 years ago as you drive along the old rail bed experiencing a bit of South Okanagan... More 

Thank Kim20131942
Maple Ridge, B.C.
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The drive up to the start of the KVRT was reasonably comfortable however there were parts of the road which were really washboard (hard bumpy ridges which rattled the passengers and vehicle somewhat). No big deal unless you're concerned about your vehicle. The only problem with this adventure was ME. I am very fearful of heights. I walked the trail... More 

Thank Elaine S
Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

we rode from OK Falls to Kaleden - the trail is mostly flat and well marked with some "detours" off the original railroad route around private properties. Only a couple hilly sections. We realized when we hit the Kaleden to Penticton section - it was rough. We ehar they are considering paving Kaleden to Penticton - (sure hope so, it... More 

Thank Gord H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Every year we do the KVR rail trail from Okanagan Falls to Pentiction and return. It is about 11 kms one way and is completely flat. The one way trip takes about 1 -2 hours depending on your fitness and the number of times you stop. We always take our time and do the trip in about 1.5 hrs one... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Took the railway with teenage son. Serve was good, Banjo played Felix was great!. Views were amazing and the tressel was really high with white water rapid river below.

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