Kettle Valley Rail Trail in Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park
Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park is one of the best touring spots of British Columbia in Canada. It is located at Okanagan Highland, in the east of the Kelowna B.C. The motive of its establishment was for the protection of the full elevation range of North Okanagan Basin & Eco sections of the North Okanagan Highlands.
Some of the features of this park include Angel Springs, Myra Canyon, Bellevue Canyon, Kettle Valley Rail Trail (it is the cycling & hiking route now), Little White Mountain, and others. The enjoyable spots & features of this park draw the attention of people from different parts of the world. And there is more to it!
The Kettle Valley Rail Trail
This railway line consists of 2 tunnels and 18 trestles. Earlier, it was the subsidiary of CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) that was operating all across Southern British Columbia. The last train that operated over these tracks was in 1989, and then this rail track was abandoned.
Today, the Kettle Valley Rail trail in Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park is a recreational trail that is open to the public for biking & hiking activities. This rail trail is around 650 km or 400 miles long that connects the pathways of Hope to Castlegar.
There are certain sections across this trail that allow you to do horse riding and motorbike riding as well. During the winters, there are areas that are recreated for snowshoeing and skiing. So, it is upon you to choose the right time of the year to visit KVR Trail in Kelowna, BC.
You do not need to be part of any tour guide package to enjoy this trail. In fact, you can just look for any bike rentals to get a bike for a day or more to enjoy the riding fun. It will cost you cheaper to look for bike rentals all by yourself, and you will have loads of options to choose from.
Also, you can choose the operators for cycling trips in addition to wine tastings and brewery tours. You can access this trail from anywhere throughout the complete network. In fact, you just need to locate the parking areas, as they are the checkpoints that merge with the trail from a particular spot over the network.
You can either hike or bike to a small section at KVR Trail. Also, you can ride the whole distance for a memorable adventure; the choice is yours!