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Kettle Valley Railway Trail

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Address: Okanagan Falls, British Columbia T0L1R0, Canada
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Okanagan Wine Country Bike and Wine Tour
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Hardpack gravel surface in good condition OK Falls to Kaleden

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... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Gord H
Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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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 

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Reviewed 2 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 

1 Thank Okanagandream
Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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.

Thank KALemer
Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

no matter what your hiking activity level is for hiking the kettle valley trail is an easy walk. just remember to bring lots of water if it's warm to keep hydrated. Beautiful views from the trail

Thank Buttercup5687
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

While visiting Princeton, we checked out this trail. It's a nice easy walk to some nice views. We parked behind the Petro-Canada gas station and began our walk. Within 5 minutes, we came across a tunnel. After the tunnel was a nice bridge with a river running under.

Thank sowanman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We so much enjoyed the Okanagan steam train and have already recommended it to friends. The train, rails and station are authentic allowing us to be time travellers back to the early 1900s. The scenery is spectacular and the volunteer train hosts couldn't be more friendly, knowledgeable or helpful. We sat in the outdoor car enjoying the fresh air and... More 

Thank elaine p
Vernon, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We completed the 80 km bikeride that is sponsored by the Okanagan Trestle Tour Company - EXCELLENT adventure and a wonderful day!! It was so well organized with bike drop off, transportation, great support people out on the trail, followed by an amazing barbecue and music by The Goods - great band! I completely recommend this event - scenery views... More 

Thank hopesoro
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

We did The Kettle Valley Railway Trail on May long weekend, from Myra Canyon to Penticton in a day, with 4 other families (5 in total), as young as 6 years old. The first 12km (18 trestles) was the most scenic part. Flat and winding. Km 12 to Chute Lake (Km 36) was the hardest, a bit uphill, straight, boring.... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The section with the trestles and two tunnels is stunning and an easy ride. There were a couple of spots with outhouses and benches in this section but not later on. Unfortunately the weather was cool and rainy for a good portion of the time. After the trestles there were long stretches of bumpy trail with lots of potholes and... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We rode the trail from Penticton east of the lake into wine country. It was fairly level with a few hills as it wound first along the lake and then through vineyards. It was very relaxing with few users, and of course, the delight of rail trails is being off road. Recommended stretch of the KVR if you want easy... More 

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