Trails

A bridge has been installed along the Okanagan Rail Trail at Ribbleworth Falls in Lake Country thanks to a generous donation. (Contributed)

Okanagan pioneer reconnected to rail through trail enhancements

Lake Country, Kelowna and North Okanagan sites get big boost

 

The cycling and pedestrian trail in Polson Park is closed for upgrades Thursday, Nov. 5. (City of Vernon photo)

North Okanagan trail closed for upgrades in Polson Park

Pedestrian and cycling trail nearing completion

 

Travel from Coldstream to Lake Country along Kal Crystal Waters trail

Travel from Coldstream to Lake Country along Kal Crystal Waters trail

Completed extension on Kal Crystal Waters trail uses historic highway

 

Erosion and engineering consultants with Urban Systems and Waters Edge work with the rail trail technical team and the Shuswap Trail Alliance to assess recent flood damage to the Shuswap-North Okanagan rail trail corridor between Sicamous and Armstrong. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)

North Okanagan rail trail costs skyrocket

Project estimate ramped up to $10 million due to erosion and flood stability

Erosion and engineering consultants with Urban Systems and Waters Edge work with the rail trail technical team and the Shuswap Trail Alliance to assess recent flood damage to the Shuswap-North Okanagan rail trail corridor between Sicamous and Armstrong. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)
Dog poop raising a stink on Okanagan trails

Dog poop raising a stink on Okanagan trails

LETTER: Pick up after your pooch

Dog poop raising a stink on Okanagan trails
Inasive weeds spread out along the hillsides next to the Grey Canal Trail. (Submitted Photo)

Weeds taking over Okanagan hillsides

LETTER: Doesn’t anyone care anymore?

Inasive weeds spread out along the hillsides next to the Grey Canal Trail. (Submitted Photo)
Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar

Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar

Gnome Roam no longer following vandalism, but search for new gnomes is on

Gnomes smashed, stolen from SilverStar
CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)

SilverStar cranks out mountain biking race

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series in Vernon, as well as Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)
Vernon Search and Rescue members tend to an injured cyclist on the Okanagan Rail Trail Thursday, July 9. The volunteer group used their Utility Terrain Vehicle to transport the cyclist to a waiting ambulance. (VSAR photo)

Vernon Search and Rescue aids injured Okanagan Rail Trail cyclist

Group’s Utility Terrain Vehicle proving to be a valuable asset on the popular trail

Vernon Search and Rescue members tend to an injured cyclist on the Okanagan Rail Trail Thursday, July 9. The volunteer group used their Utility Terrain Vehicle to transport the cyclist to a waiting ambulance. (VSAR photo)
Construction on a washroom building for the Okanagan Rail Trail between Westkal Road and Kickwillie Loop is set to begin Monday, July 13. (RDNO design photo)

Building to begin on Okanagan Rail Trail washroom

Project starts Monday, July 13, in Coldstream between Westkal Road and Kickwillie Loop

Construction on a washroom building for the Okanagan Rail Trail between Westkal Road and Kickwillie Loop is set to begin Monday, July 13. (RDNO design photo)
The Sicamous Creek Falls Trail has reopened with some notable safety improvements. (CSRD Image)

Shuswap trail which was site of two fatalities reopens with safety improvements

Trail had been closed after two men fell to their deaths in separate incidents in 2019.

The Sicamous Creek Falls Trail has reopened with some notable safety improvements. (CSRD Image)
Crews are at work repairing damages to a lakefront pathway in Summerland. The pathway had been damaged by flooding in 2017 and 2018. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Crews repair damaged lakefront walkway in Summerland

Flooding in 2017 and 2018 took toll on popular walking path

Crews are at work repairing damages to a lakefront pathway in Summerland. The pathway had been damaged by flooding in 2017 and 2018. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
An agreement has been signed for the upkeep of the Summerland portion of the Trans Canada Trail. (File image)

Agreement signed for Summerland trail maintenance

Municipality and Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen enter into agreement

An agreement has been signed for the upkeep of the Summerland portion of the Trans Canada Trail. (File image)
A newborn feral foal sustained injuries from a fall on the Kettle Valley Railway trail near Penticton. The foal was later euthanized. (Contributed)

Newborn feral foal euthanized after fall

Incident on Kettle Valley Railway trail near Penticton occurred Sunday morning

A newborn feral foal sustained injuries from a fall on the Kettle Valley Railway trail near Penticton. The foal was later euthanized. (Contributed)
Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan

Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan

Full closure of entrance at Mt. Ida Drive by staircase for one month

Middleton Mountain Trail access limited in North Okanagan
The group of people who signed, or witnessed the signing, at Pierre’s Point on Jan. 31 of an historic memorandum of understanding between the City of Salmon Arm and the Adams Lake and Neskonlith bands to create the West Bay Connector Trail between Salmon Arm Bay and Tappen. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)

Historic agreement sees First Nations and City of Salmon Arm work on connector trail

Long-requested West Bay Trail to be built after many lives lost on railway tracks

The group of people who signed, or witnessed the signing, at Pierre’s Point on Jan. 31 of an historic memorandum of understanding between the City of Salmon Arm and the Adams Lake and Neskonlith bands to create the West Bay Connector Trail between Salmon Arm Bay and Tappen. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)
Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).

Channel your inner pirate in epic Canada-wide treasure hunt

200 treasure chests hidden among trails and waterways, lots of prizes to be claimed

Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).