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CYCLE

Outstanding scenery. Exceptional cafés. Sole soothing rides.

Head down. Feet up. Bike the Shuswap - North Okanagan.

The towns of Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Chase, Sorrento, Enderby, Armstrong and Falkland offer a variety of services for the touring cyclist. Several bike repair shops are located in the area. Bikes are available for rent in Salmon Arm.

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3.4 km

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Heighton Rd

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Pleasant Valley Cross Rd

Route Legend Roads

Larkin Cross Rd

Highway Paved Roads Gravel Roads

Cycle Tours

To Vernon & Kelowna

Otter Lake - Grandview Flats

Pleasant Valley - Larkin - Otter Lk.

Lansdowne - McLeery - Stepney (South Loop)

Lansdowne - McLeery - Stepney (North Loop)

Hullcar-Sleepy Hollow-Schubert

Hullcar - Lansdowne - Mtn. View Back Enderby - Canyon

Heighton Rd

Pleasant Valley

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Crozier

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Shuswap River Fortune Rd

Otter Lake

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Deep Creek Rd

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Heart Lake Madeline Lake

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bridge and follow Hwy. 97 ROUTE DETAILS 15.4 km Wild Rose Blake Pt. for 1.5km west to Grandview Bay Eagle Bay From Blackburn Park this Eagle Bay Rd Bench Rd. (right). The 5km Route follows the Salmon @ 6% climb on this route is Eagle Bay Shannon Beach Park Eagle Bay Rd Arm - Yankee Flats Route 26 km up a switch back hill which #17 to Glenemma. Turn east Indigo summits just past Edgar Rd. Shuswap Lake Bay on the Heywood Armstrong Prov. Park Reedman Rocky Point From the top of the hill the Pt Road Park Rd. – Salmon River Rd. Stop Rd qua NORTH Copper Island Blind -Solsroute descends to Hwy. 97 ie Little b Shuswap am C Bay at the 80 acre Caravan Farm White Lake To Revelstoke, south of Salmon Arm. Turn White Lake Lake 7.8 km P Golden & Calgary Theatre, one of Canada’s White Lake Provincial Park Blind Bay Rd right on Hwy. 97. Ride north 4 premiere professional Blind Bay 3km to a left turn lane onto outdoor theatre companies. White Wallensteen 13.3 km Auto Rd. and follow Auto Lake Rd. Lake Turn left on Knob Hill Rd Not NOTCH HILL 8.0 km ch H White Lake 4.8km to the junction of 20 right) watch for the park ill R Frontage Rd. White Lake d and cycle 2.9km north Frontage Rd. Underpass Ave and 30 St. SE. LeftKernaghan on sign on the left. This 18 Lake Balmoral over rolling hills past the Broderick Creek Frontage Rd. P Tappen 20 Ave. and descend 2.6km hectare park with over - Notch Hill Rd 9 Pillar Lake Carlin Armstrong Asparagus Farm Provincial Park via right turn on 5 St. SE Canoe Pt 400m of beach and shoreCarlin Rd P to right on3.1 Schubert Rd, left km 5 Valley Rd Cedar, Western and a left turn on 5 Ave. SE pen Hemlock line is managed by the Tap Pillar MT. HILLIAM ROUTE DETAILS 5.0 km on HighlandLake Park Rd and to Blackburn Park (approx. and Douglas-fir, reflecting Columbia Shuswap RePSleepy Hollow straight to 10 Views of Shuswap Lake, 3.5km from the top of the the cooler wetter climate. gional District. The park has MT. BASTION 6.2 km Annis Bay Tappen 22.1 km Rd. From the bridge crossing Copper Island and access Herald a vault toilet, picnic tables hill). P Skimikin Six Mile P Rocky Point Road Provincial 8.6 km Watch for Spa Lake climbMara the Lake next 5km. Continue Cree 7 ikin Rd k Rd Park and a swim raft. to severalSkimpublic beaches 6 Annis Bay Park about 3.1km from north to the top of the hill are the highlights of this Blind Bay Store. Follow the The route continues along on Lansdowne Rd. across route. Park at the Blind Bay Arthur Bolean road 600m to the public the Eagle Bay Road to the the flats to Canyon Rd. past 13.9 km Lake Beach and follow Eagle Bay Lake beach. Beyond Reedman end of the pavement at Wild Hullcar Rd (left). Canyon Rd. Road along the north side Point the route heads east Rose Bay. Stop in for a cold drops to Enderby. Find local of the bay. Ponderosa Pine following the shoreline to beverage and bite to eat at information at the Visitor and Douglas-fir appear P Eagle Bay. Watch for Eagle one of the many waterfront Centre near the Shuswap on warm, dry south facing 8S Bay Store on the right. patios. River Bridge. The route slopes above the road Salmon R. Enjoy a swim at Shannon continues on the east side along the bay. Extend your ride 15.6km on 97 Beach Park. About 19km of the river to Grindrod on and out and back route to Toward Wild Rose Bay, the To Kamloops the Enderby – Grindrod Rd. from the Blind Bay Store the town of Sorrento. 7.8km & Vancouver forests are dominated by about 2.4km past the below the Enderby Cliffs. one-way. Western Larch, Western Red Ivy Road junction (on the Cross the Shuswap River

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Beaches, Blind Bay Village Grocer, Eagle Bay Store, waterfront dining patios, Prov. Park lake views and short hikes.

5.0 km

Black Rd

6.3 km

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Stop in at the Visitor Information Centre on Bridge Street for more information. Armstrong can be part of many enjoyable rides between Salmon Arm, Enderby, Grindrod and Vernon.

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Larch Hills Rd

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The Armstrong area has hundreds of kilometres of 3.1 km back road cycling quiet paved routes through beautiful farm country. Six routes are highlighted here along with all the paved roads to create your own routes. Keep in mind that there are some short hill climbs of 4-6% for Mara Lake 1km to 3km as you ride north from Armstrong to Hullcar on Salmon River Road, Schubert Road or Sleepy HollowLansdowne Roads. Schubert Road has the easiest climbs 23.6 km of the three roads (4% hill for 1.2K). Salmon River Road has a couple of steep, short 97A climbs. Lansdowne has longer but more gradual climbs. Park at Hullcar Hall or in Mara Lake Armstrong.

Timms Rd

7.2 km

ARMSTRONG

SALMON VALLEY

May is asparagus season. A number of growers have stands in the Knob Hill Road area. Check out the Armstrong Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. It’s a colourful highlight along with several coffee shops that cater to cyclists in town.

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Shuswap Lake

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Views of Shuswap Lake provides a day use area, a improve as the road gains sunny beach, campground elevation (1.3km, 6.4% hill and self-guided walking climb) to the bluff – the turn trails. Margaret Falls Trail follows a creek through a YANKEE around point on a road bike. LARCH HILLS Beyond this point, if you beautiful old growthFLATS forest. are riding a hybrid bike, the It’s a cool walk on a hot route descends gradually to summer day. Free showers Canoe Point farms and fields at the falls. Larch Hills on gravel road. Viewpoint Recreation Area The road is less travelled and turn around at 21.6km Rosemond beyond the park. Pavement from Hwy 1. Watch Lake for changes to gravel road at summer traffic. 17.7km from Hwy. 1. 13.1Rosemond km Lk Rd

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The river delta here was once a rich farming region. Summer train passengers knew when they were in the valley by the smell of celery!

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Enjoy the quiet ride past watershed area. Melting farms and valley bottom ROUTE DETAILS Engineer’s forest to the turn around Point snow and glacier ice in the FLY HILLS 300m west along the paved Monashee Mountains to at the second Eagle River shoulder on Highway 1 turn the east and north feed this Bridge crossing near 13.9 km right on the Sunnybrae – impressive body of water. Highway 1. Canoe Point Road. Stop for Cycling further east you10.0 will Head back to Sicamous the a swim and enjoy the view km see that this is a popular same way. Watch for Cambie at Sunnybrae Regional Park. area for summer visitors Community Hall -built in in The route follows the north 20th St Towering and cabin owners. 1914 - and summer theatre side of Shuswap Lake for above the road, the cliffs of productions. Enjoy a locally 22.5km to Canoe Point. Bastion Mountain are visible made ice cream or gelato Shuswap Lake has more than for most of the 11.5km ride after your ride! 1,000km of natural shore Okanagan Ave out to Herald Provincial Park 10th St line fed by a 25,000 sq km from the highway. The park

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Minister of Public Works, Dr. Sutherland. The Trans Canada Highway section on the south side of the river was first built by Japanese who were interned at the Yard Creek camp during World War II.

Tappen Bay

MT. TAPPEN

Turn right and follow the road past the large open areas which have served as pole yards for the valuable Cedar poles that have been harvested from the interior wet belt forests near Sicamous for many years. The road skirts the meandering flood plain and oxbows of the Eagle River heading upstream to a left turn on Cambie-Solsqua Rd.

Sunnybrae

Sunnybrae Park

Okanagan Ave

Yankee Flats

The Sicamous-Solsqua Road is 200m east of the Hwy 1 – Hwy 97 A junction on the north side of Hwy 1. Within 200m the road crosses 15.4 km the Eagle River Bridge and Mara Lake heads north towards the base of the mountain and the CPR railway line – completed in 1886. The road was built for railway construction.

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Mallory Rd

ROUTE DETAILS

Sicamous

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20th St

Rolling farmland with lots of route options and side-road exploration. 16.6 km

Silver Annis Bay Creek

Deep Creek Rd

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Phillips Lake

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30th Ave

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Larkin Cross Rd

3.9 km

Enderby-Mabel Lake Rd

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logs. Historical brochures, views of the lake, Copper with information to go with Island, Carlin Reedman Point Ca Carlinand Rd signs, can be obtained at Blind Bay. About 1km P Larch 5 3.9 km Valley Rdpast Celista School pen Sunnyside Super Mart in is the atMT.the mouth of Ross Creek Tap HILLIAM Hills Rd Continue t Rd e Poin Celista. along North Shuswap Community (30.1km). There are several -Cano ybrae n n u S the lake side highway past Hall built in 1934 by local communities along the route MT. BASTION 6.2 km Annis Bay Tappen Riv2 pioneers. Across the highwayHeraldMagna Bay and Ross Creek - some offer services: Scotch P Skimikin P Provincial d R in from the Hall is the original Parkto Anglemont, St. Ives and Creek (11.2km), Celista 7 Skimik 6 Sunnybrae Annis Sunnybrae Park Skimikin pavement’s end at about cemetery still (20.5km), Magna Bay (30km), pioneer 17.7 km in Lake Tappen Auto Rd Bay North Shuswap Salmon 42km. Arm Enjoy the beaches and use. The Anglemont (35km) and St. MT. TAPPEN views along the route! Historical Society has signs Ives (41km). Northeast of Black Rd Engineer’s along the route marking Canoe Scotch Creek the road climbs Edgar Rd Point FLY HILLS many pioneer homes, at 5% grade to a high point of 450m elevation offering Meadowview Rd Glenedenincluding some built with Tap

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4.7 km

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Otter Lake

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Pillar Lake

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Larch Hills Recreation Area

Lansdowne Rd

Pleasant Valley Rd

13.3 km

Sicamous Grandview FlatsSalmon Rd Arm

SUNNYBRAE WINERY8.7 km

Kernaghan Lake

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PARKING:  Park at the Tappen Co-op Gas Station on Highway 1, 6 10 -15 minutes drive west of Salmon Arm.

To Revelstoke, Golden & Calgary

Pillar Lake Provincial Park

SICAMOUS CHANNEL

Herald Provincial Park, beaches, Margaret Falls, Shuswap Lake views, Canoe Point farms

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Schubert Rd

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Wild Rose Bay Park

Heart Lake Madeline Lake

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downhill ride on Balmoral Road turn left on Blind Bay Road. At Hwy. 1 turn right and cycle 1km to Sorrento. Just past the shopping centre turn left on Notch Hill Road. A short steep climb followed by a gradual climb at 3% leads to the bench at Notch Hill. Enjoy the shade trees and picnic table in front of the School House. History Lesson: view the display about the former route of the

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On both sides of the Salmon Salmon River Pillar the 1998 Silver Creek Valley Lake 1.6 km Fire destroyed thousands of hectares of mature forest. Silver A portion of the area was Creek Six salvage logged and planted Mile Cre k Rd between e1998 and 2001. The 1972 Eden Fire at the north end of the Fly Hills is also Arthur evident along with recent 13.9 km Bolean Lake YANKEE 14.0 km Mountain Pine Beetle impacts Lake FLATS The return ride to 22.1 km (red & gray trees) on the 30+ Annis Bay Salmon Arm is full of fun: year old pine plantations. a twisting, rolling road Mara Lake passing through rich valleyMt. Ida is eroded Eocene 13.1 km bottom farmland with great volcanic rock. Notice the basalt cliffs above the road 8S views along the river and the south of Branchflower Road.Salmonlong R. straight sections north of Silver Creek. The Salmon River, which Rd Armstrong 97 Glenemma Heywoodthis route follows, flows n lmo d

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Rosemond Lk Rd

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FLY HILLSNORTH

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Beyond the Silver Creek Store turn right on Yankee Flats Road and begin the 4.5km climb to Yankee Flats. The first 1km rises at 7% followed by 3.5km at an average 4% through Douglas-fir and Ponderosa Pine forest. Hill Canoe Pt climbers are rewarded with Spa Lake 3.1 km a very sweet ride across the Flats to the 1km, 7% descent to Glenemma.

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Cycle via 5th Street, SW, 10th Avenue, SW and 10th Street, 8.0 km SW along Foothills Road west (via 50th Ave, SW, 70th St., SW and 80th St. SW) to Pillar Lake Salmon River Road.

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SALMON ARM

Okanagan Ave

Salmon River Rd

Glenemma, and Silver Creek Store.

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MARA MTN

23.6 km

MT. BASTION Tappen #1 NORTH SHUSWAP to ST. IVES

Sicamous

20th St

16.6 km

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Sorrento

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Skimikin Lake

Salmon River Rd

Blind Bay

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Salmon Arm

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Salmon Arm

Eagle Bay Rd

Tappen Bay

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#6 White Lake - Notch Hill Tour

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7.8 km

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Most routes are ready to ride by late March. Cycling may extend to mid-November in some years. Traffic volume on all roads increases during July and August. Local drivers are generally courteous to cyclists.

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View Point

Agritourism Attraction

TEL. 250.832.8194 EMAIL info@shuswaptourism.ca

Sorrento

Picnic Site

Farmer’s Market

555 Harbourfront Drive, NE | PO Box 781 | Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P1

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Info Centre

Grocery Store

Shuswap Tourism | Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Hiking Area

Community Hall

Salmon Arm and Armstrong each host an annual community bike ride: “Salmon Arm Bike For Your Life Century Ride” is held mid-September (BikeForYourLife.com). The “Okanagan Shuswap Century Ride” (OSCR.ca) is held on the last Sunday in May.

PRINTED IN CANADA • MAY 2017

The Cycle Touring Guide was developed through the collaboration of Shuswap Tourism and local cycling enthusiasts. Special thank you to George Zorn for his contribution. If you have comments or suggestions for improvement of this guide, call 1-888-248-2773 (toll free within BC) or email: info@shuswaptourism.ca PHOTOS: Kari Medig, Darren Robinson, George Zorn. DESIGN: Toliver Design.

Medical Clinic

30th Ave

Skookum Cycle, Salmon Arm_________________ 866.903.2453 Sport Chek, Salmon Arm_____________________ 250.833.1082 Sunnybrae Cycles, Tappen-Sunnybrae___________306.741.5601 Sunflower Bicycle Repair, Chase______________ 778.220.6709

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Useful Numbers

Over thirty out & back and loop cycling routes are identified with an average distance of 40 to 50 kilometers. Choose from easy, moderate or challenging routes varying in distance from short (<20K) to long (>100K). Visitor Information Centres, parking spots, wineries, bird watching “hot spots”, swimming beaches, view points and hill climb locations are identified to help you to plan your cycle tour.

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Welcome to the beautiful, diverse rural landscapes of the Shuswap - North Okanagan! Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of nature as you explore over 1500 kilometers of quiet, paved back roads in the area highlighted by this road bike (or hybrid bike/slick tire mountain bike) cycling guide. It’s yours to discover for a day, for a week or for a lifetime.

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SHARING CYCLING ADVENTURES IN OUR BACKYARD!

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Spa Lake

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P14 Grindrod Bridge:

Paws in Motion Dog Park 118°58’26.64”W

SE side pullout

50°37’35.30”N 119°6’53.77”W

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Hyde Mtn Golf Course

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2. Celista Bench Loops LOOP 21K Two loops with great views. From Celista School ride 2km east on Squilax Celista School Anglemont Rd. Turn left/up Beguelin Rd past Celista Estate Winery.

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Adams River, Adams Lake with views of the river. Historic Flume Trail. Store at south end of lake. Turn around Industral Site sign at 13km. West on Little Shuswap Lake Road to end of pavement. Quaaout Resort, Talking Rock Golf Course, Band Office, dry pine forest. Watch for beach access on Little Shuswap Lake and bat houses at former church site.

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8. Skimikin Lake - Turtle Valley O&B 50K Hybrid bikes! Pavement end at 6.7km then packed gravel. Watch for Recline Ridge Winery  Skimikin Forest Tree Nursery & Seed Orchard, Skimikin, Fleming, Phillips, C3  and Chum Lakes, turtle crossings, and valley ranches. 7 ONE AVG. 6.4% HILL FOR 1.3KM.

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27.6K Hybrid/road bikes. North on Tappen Valley Rd past Carlin Rd at 5km to

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33K From parking, cycle east on White Lake & Broderick Frontage roads. Follow

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11. Around the Fly Hills LOOP 94K  A 3.8km climb, average 6.5% through grasslands leading to Chase Creek Turtle Valley ranches. 21km south (pavement ends for 6.4km). Pillar Lake, Shuttle drop-off on TCH, 2.1km west with

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of Petro-Canada station at Joyce Lake and Estekwalan Mountain views. Falkland at 43km. Head east 8 Shuswap-Chase Creek Rd. A3 on Hwy. 97 for 17km to Salmon Valley Rd. Turn left at the junction and head north 34km to Salmon Arm. (Silver Creek Store at 77.5km).

12. Eagle River Valley O&B 26K  Follows historic pre-1886 CPR Railway Tote Road past fertile valley farms Paws in Motion Dog Park, across and forest. See route details and parking (over). Eagle River Bridge.  9 F2

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Bike Route

Museum

Distance Highway

Provincial Campground

Paved Road

Swimming

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Golf Course

Rail Road

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Winery

Park

Cycle Friendly Accommodation

To Vernon & Kelowna

Hill Climb

3 - 4% Grade 4 - 5% Grade 5% + Grade

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RATING

DIRECTIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

13. Old Spall. Rd - Mara Lake O&B 8K From Sicamous drive cross the Trans Canada Highway bridge west of town. Hyde Mountain Golf Course  Turn left/south on Old Spallumcheen Rd. Park at Hyde Mtn Golf Course. E3 Cycle north to Highway 1 and back to golf course. 10

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LOOP

84K

East on Highway 1 from Salmon Arm to Sicamous. Turn right after the  bridge on Gill, left on Finlayson past grocery store, museum and Visitor Blackburn Park Centre. Right on Paradise Ave. merge onto Hwy. 97A south to Grindrod. D4 11 At 55km turn right/west on Riverside Rd for 5km past Mara along Shuswap River then back on Hwy. 97A west of Grindrod bridge 1.3km, then right at 63.7km on Grandview Bench Rd. Climb 4.8km to hill top and down to Hwy. 97B. turn right/north back to Salmon Arm. Avoid Hwy 1/ Hwy 97A in summer tourist season or ride route early morning. ONE AVG. 6.6% CLIMB FOR 4.8KM.

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O&B

35K

F rom Salmon Arm follow Foothill Rd. southwest to Salmon River Rd. Blackburn Park and out to Silver Creek Store (turn around). See route details (over) for D4 Salmon Arm - Yankee Flats Route #17. 11 Map & elevation profile at BikeFor YourLife.com

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16. Salmon Valley - Glenemma

O&B

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18. Around Mt. Ida: LOOP 74K Same as above Route #16 to Glenemma then left/east on Heywood Salmon Valley - Deep Creek Armstrong Rd. 10.3km to left/north turn at Salmon River/Knob Hill Rd.

junction. Watch here for local asparagus (May). Pass Hullcar Hall and Blackburn Park D4 continue north on Deep Creek Rd. past School House Rd to Hwy. 97B. 11 Left back to Salmon Arm. Watch for Deep Creek Tool Museum. ONE 7% HILL FOR 800M SOUTHBOUND.

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19. Salmon Arm - 100km LOOP 100K See route details/map (over). Local info. at Salmon Arm or Enderby Century Ride Visitor Centres. Route follows four scenic valleys. For more details visit Blackburn Park BikeForYourLife.com FOUR +5% CLIMBS TOTALLING 8.5 TO 9KM.

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20. Salmon Arm In-Town LOOP 20K South 550M on 30 St. SE; left on 10 Ave. SE, 2.45km east across Hwy 97, Orchards & Lake Views left on 60 St. SE, 2.42km north on 60 St, 2.45km west across Hwy 97, right

Salmon Arm Fieldhouse,  on 30 St. NE, 2.42km north, right on 50 Ave. NE, left on 35 St. NE, right on 30th Ave. SE 60 Ave. NE, 1.67km west to sharp left on to Lakeshore Rd. and down hill. 11E D4 3.43km south above the bay, left on 20 Ave NE & first right on 20 St NE. 740M south to 4-way stop. Left on 11 Ave NE, left thru pedestrian tunnel. Left/up 70M to right (by Toyota) on 22 St NE, left on 8 Ave NE, right on 24 Ave NE past Rec. Centre back to 30 St. SE, right back to the Field House.

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21. Shuswap River - Mara - O&B 17K Rosemond Lake

Junction of Riverside Rd. and Highway 97A.

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Follow Riverside Rd to bridge at Mara, over to Rosemond Lake Rd. and north to the end. Add a side trip to end of Riverside Rd, past church (junctions w/ Hwy 97A). Farms, Shuswap River bridge at Mara, historic church, wildlife along river and lake.

29.4K South on Deep Creek Rd. 4.1km to School House Rd. & 14.7km to Deep Creek

90 metres south of Mallory Rd. /  Hall, farms and forest views. Some rough pavement sections mixed with Deep Creek Rd. junction. good sections. Turn back at Hullcar Hall at south end. 13

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23. Grindrod Flats - LOOP 13K From the park ride Hwy. 97 for 1.1km west to Grandview Bench Rd (right). Old Sicamous Rd. 440M turn right onto Old Sicamous Rd and follow past Carlin Orchards,

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RATING

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DIRECTIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

24. Gardom Lake LOOP 18K Left on Mallory Rd, 3.5km left turn on Musgrave Rd, north/right on -Enderby Cliffs View Park Rd . Gardom Lake Reg. Park on right. North to Gardom Lake Rd  250m. Right on Gardom Lake Rd to Crossman, up Saltwell and Glenmary 90 metres south of Mallory Rd. / Deep Creek Rd. junction. Roads to Enderby Cliffs view. Back via Gardom Lake Rd and Mallory Rd.

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25. Grandview Bench - LOOP 47K Cycle 5km up and across Grandview Bench and descend 5km to Shuswap River - Deep Creek Hwy. 97A for 1.5km across the bridge. Right on to Enderby-Grindrod Rd, 9km south to bridge into Enderby. South on Vernon St. to right on Junction of Hwy. 97B and Grandview Bench Rd. Fortune Rd. 100 m to Hwy. 97A. Left/south 300m to right on Canyon Rd 14 D4 up 7.5km to Hullcar Hall via Hullcar Rd (right turn). Follow Deep Creek Rd and Highway 97B back. EGLI’S MILL HILL 700M @ 5.7% + 400M @ 5.5%; CANYON RD HILL 3KM @ 4.5%.

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26. Grandview Bench - LOOP 17K Same route as Route #25 above but at the bottom of the hill on Hwy. 97 Springbend Road turn right and ride south 2K to Springbend Rd. Climb Springbend Rd Junction of Hwy. 97B and to Hwy. 97B and return. EGLI’S MILL HILL 700M @ 5.7% + 400M @ 5.5%; Grandview Bench Rd. SPRINGBEND HILL 2.3KM @ 6%. 14

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27. Grindrod - Armstrong O&B 59K South on Enderby-Grindrod Rd. to Enderby. South on Vernon St, left on Hullcar Back Enderby Rd. left on Mountain View Rd, left on Heighton Rd , right on East side of Grindrod Bridge  McLeod Rd. to Hwy. 97A. 1.4km on hwy. to Armstrong then cycle back via SE Pullout Schubert Rd, Hullcar Rd, Canyon Rd to Enderby and Enderby-Grindrod Rd. 15 E5 SCHUBERT HILLS 300m @ 7% + 300M @ 9%.

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28. Enderby - Shuswap River O&B 18K Mabel Lake 70K Enderby Visitor Centre E5 16

Shuswap River Valley and farm views. From parking, Ashton Creek Store 9km, Mabel Lake 35km. Ride past Isobel Falls, Kingfisher Hall, Shuswap River access at Cook Creek for swimming. Campsites. Rivermouth Marina Store on the lake. Follows Enderby-Mabel Lake Rd. TWO HILLS: EASTBOUND 700M @ 6.3%; WESTBOUND 800M@8.8%.

29. Hullcar - Lansdowne -Sleepy LOOP 25K Hollow - Armstrong -Schubert or Hwy. 97B/Deep Hullcar Hall 55K Crk Rd. junction. D6 17 13 D5

Enjoy the cafés, museum and Visitor Centre, Saturday morning Farmers’ Market, and a cheese shop. Schubert Rd. is the most gradual of the three climbs back to Hullcar from Armstrong. SCHUBERT ROAD HILLS: 300M@7% + 300M @ 9%.

30. Hullcar - Mtn View - Canyon LOOP 38K Hullcar Hall D6 17

Great valley views from Mountain Vew Rd and Back Enderby Rd. CANYON ROAD HILL 3KM @ AVG. 4.5%.

31. Hullcar - McLeery LOOP 31K Stepney Cross - Canyon Hullcar Hall

Farm and valley views. Enderby cafés, museum and Visitor Centre. CANYON ROAD HILL 3KM @ AVG. 4.5%.

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Farm and valley views. Enjoy Armstrong Visitor Centre, museum, cafés, Farmers’ Market, cheese shop and bakeries. SCHUBERT ROAD HILLS: 300M@7% + 300M @ 9%.

Farms, lake and valley views south to Okanagan Lake. GRANDVIEW FLATS HILL 600M @ 8%.

Historic School House on Pleasant Valley Rd., Tolko Saw Mill, Roger’s Grain Mill on Larkin Rd.

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SEE ROUTE DETAILS (over).

Recline Ridge Winery  start of packed gravel at 6.7km on Tappen Notch Hill Rd. 4km of gravel to C3 Notch Hill Rd junction. Right turn to Balmoral. Avoid hwy. via White Creek 7 Frontage Rd 3.7km to Carlin Rd. Up Carlin Rd 1.2km & left on Tappen Notch Hill Rd left at 20.9km; right at 24.2km on Tappen Valley Rd to parking. Farm, valley and lake views. TWO HILLS FOR 1.5KM AVG. 6%.

O&B

6.8 km

Hospital

Micro Brewery

42K Lake country, farms, White Creek Valley views, Balmoral Store, Sorrento,

7. Sunnybrae - Canoe Point O&B 23K From Tappen Co-op: Herald Prov. Park/Margaret Falls trail 11.5km, end of Tappen Co-op Gas Station 36K pavement 17.7km, Canoe Point farms 21.6km (4km gravel road). C3 43K Shuswap Lake views, winery and beaches. See route details over. 6 ONE AVG. 6.4% HILL FOR 1.3KM BEYOND HERALD PARK.

10. Balmoral - White Lake

Back Enderby Rd

2.7 km

Larkin Cross Rd

17. Salmon Valley - Yankee Flats LOOP 63K Salmon River, farms, 1998 Silver Creek Fire, valley views from Yankee Blackburn Park  Flats Bench, Silver Creek Store. See route details (over). ONE 1.9KM D4 CLIMB AT AVG. 7%; ONE 3.5KM CLIMB AT AVG. 3% (SOUTH BOUND). 11

changes to moist Cedar-Hemlock, White Pine, Larch forest along route. See route details (over).

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119°13’42.84”W

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Carlin School or historic Notch Hill Church, school house & hall. See route details (over). Sprokkets Cafe, Balmoral A 600M CLIMB AT 6.7% FROM THE UNDER-HIGHWAY TUNNEL. 5 D2 AVG. 3% CLIMB FOR 4.3KM TO WHITE LAKE BENCH. 5A

9. Tappen Valley - Notch Hill

2.2 km

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District assumes no responsibility for the safety of any persons, animals or equipment when using the routes as listed in this guide.

119°8’11.21”W

McLeery

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4.2 km St. Anne’s Rd

5.8 km

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Crozier Rd

Same as above (35km route #15) but cycle further south to Blackburn Park Glenemma junction along the Salmon River and return. D4 Farms, ranches, winery. 11

Blind Bay Beach Parking Lot C2 4

6. White Lake - Notch Hill

LOOP 1 : Left on Line 17 Rd (packed gravel with a short paved section back down to Celista), 10.5km. LOOP 2: Right on Line 17 Rd (paved with sections of packed gravel) to Magna Bay Wharf Rd. /Community Park, then west and back along Squilax-Anglemont Rd to Celista School, 10.5KM. TWO BEGUELIN RD CLIMBS TOTAL 3KM AT AVG. 8%.

26K  North on Squilax-Anglemont Rd 2.8km, left on Holding Rd. following

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Armstrong Visitor Centre 119°11’49.02”W

Salmon Arm Field House 119°15’0.23”W

1. North Shuswap O&B 84K Adams River Trails, Roderick-Haig Brown Park, Scotch Creek Park, winery, Adams River - St. Ives public beaches. Route details (over). Watch for summer traffic & no paved Park Roderick Haig-Brown Prov. shoulders. THREE 5% - 6% HILLS FOR 3.9K TOTAL - OUT & BACK.

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P18 50°26’52.78”W

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Blind Bay Beach

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Schubert Rd

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Tappen Co-op

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Carlin School

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Cycle Friendly Accommodation

5.9 km

Otter Lake Cross Rd

50°39’24.67”N 119°4’33.36”W

Celista School

3.7 km

Armstrong

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P12 Riverside Rd. - Highway 97A Junction

119˚34’6.87”W

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97A

2.7 km

Round Lake

Pinaus Lake

P2 50˚954’38.05”N

Lorenzo’s Café

Fortune Rd

Sle Hol epy low Rd

14.3 km

P7 50°48’5.33”N Recline Ridge Winery 119°22’8.53”W

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Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park

Rashdale Rd

Salmon River Rd

Micro Brewery

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Golf Course

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Hullca

13.1 km

Hike, bike, ski, snowhose or saddle up your trusty steed to roam our amazing trail network.

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Bolean Lake

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Arthur Lake

future reference.

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Stop at one of our Visitor Centres to pick-up a copy and get in-person advice, or stop by the Shuswap Tourism website at ShuswapTourism.ca to peruse these guides online and download them for

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Wednesdays 9AM to 1PM June to August, North Shuswap Community Hall Parking Lot.

Pillar Lake

P

MT. IDA

CELISTA

5.1 km

Mara

Edgar Rd

Timms Rd

sm Cros

For more places to stay andHiking eat in theArea Shuswap check out ShuswapTourism.ca

Wallensteen Lake

SCOTCH CREEK

Pillar Lake Provincial Park

7.2 km Black Rd

FLY HILLS

Sundays, 10AM to 2PM May Long-weekend to Labour Day Weekend. Home Hardware Parking Lot.

Restaurants

Shuswap River

4

Not quite ready for your Shuswap adventure to end? Neither are we!

Riverside Rd

Meadowview Rd Old Sicamous Rd

Thursday mornings, May - August, 10AM to 2PM at the Blind Bay Market Place.

6.4 km

Rosemond Lk Rd

Auto Rd

Knob Hill Rd

HI-Shuswap Lake (Hostel) 250-675-2977

l Rd

HUNTER’S RANGE

Rosemond Lake

Larch Hills Rd

97B

11E

hil

Salmon River Rd

Gravel is packed and smooth enough for safe road biking.

P

11

Mara Lake Prov. Park

Larch Hills Recreation Area

South Canoe

16.6 km

BLIND BAY

SQUILAX

LARCH HILLS

10th St

P

t Foo

Saturday mornings at the Sorrento Shoppers Plaza (TCH and Notch Hill Rd.) 8AM to 12 NOON, second Saturday in May to Thanksgiving.

Artist House Heritage B&B 1-877-602-3537 www.artistshouse.ca

(Owl’s Head)

drod

SICAMOUS

Salmon River Rd

Blue Canoe Shuswap Pie Co. The Barley Station Brew Pub

23.6 km

10.0 km

20th St

Okanagan Ave

“All Organic Market” Wednesday afternoons at Askew’s Uptown ( 2701 11th Ave NE, Salmon Arm). 3PM to 5:30PM late April to late October.

MARA MTN

Rosemond Lake Sandhill Cranes, Wilson’s Snipe, Spotted Sandpipers

97A 30th Ave

Salmon Arm Farmers’ Market, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday mornings at 2090 - 10 Ave SW Salmon Arm BC . 8AM to 12:30PM, late April to late October.

The Inn at the Ninth Hole 250-833-0185 www.ninthhol.com

3

Swansea Point

Canoe

Engineer’s Point

Salmon Arm

SALMON ARM

SALMON ARM

Mara Lake

17.7 km

Deep Creek Rd

A Rover’s Rest B&B 1-866-768-3722 www.aroversrest.com

22.1 km

Sunnybrae

Gleneden

Saturday mornings at the IPE Fairgrounds (Pleasant Valley Rd., and Park Drive). 8AM to 12 NOON last week of April to October.

BLIND BAY

Herald Provincial Park

Sunnybrae Park

Moose Mulligan’s Bahama John’s

10 Annis Bay

Salmon Arm

FLY HILLS

ARMSTRONG

Cycle Friendly B&B’s

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Sicamous

Birding Hot Spot:

Friday mornings parking lot behind City Hall just off Hwy. 97A. Mid-April to late October, 8:30AM to 12:30PM.

14.7 km

P

t Rd e Poin

MT. BASTION

Tappen Bay

MT. TAPPEN

ENDERBY

To Kamloops & Vancouver

Agritourism Attraction

P 6

Farmer’s Markets

P

Tappen

3.1 km

3.9 km

Margaret Falls

Skimikin Lake

8N

9

Margaret Falls Trail American Dipper along creek, Winter Wrens nesting in moss.

5

Underpass

Rd

Grocery Store Farmer’s Market

P

Grin

TURTLE VALLEY

P

Community Hall

5.0 km

7

Birding Hot Spot:

Stepney Rd

7.5 km

Carlin Carlin Rd

P

2

P

Broderick Creek Frontage Rd.

Hill Rd

5A

2.2 km

d

R kin

mi

Ski

Craig’s Bakery

MT. HILLIAM

13.3 km

Underpass

Balmoral

- Notch

o

To Revelstoke, Golden & Calgary

se

Chum Lake

Turtle Valley Wilson’s Snipe, Common Loon, Marsh Wrens, Red-winged Blackbirds

White Lake Frontage Rd.

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aR lsqu

Tillis Landing

White Lake

Lansdowne Rd

6.3 km

Notch Hill

y Rd Valle

Chase

8.0 km 6.5 km

3.0 km

White Lake Provincial Park

White Lake

ou

Little Shuswap Lake

6.9 km

Sicamous Waterfront Park: Located within walking distance of the Sicamous Visitor Info Centre.

Park

d Rd

Squilax 3

Yard Creek Provincial Park: Located 15 km east of Sicamous on Hwy 1.

NORTH

Whit e Lak e Rd

P

Blind Bay

Tappen - Notch Hill Rd

Aylmer Lake

6.5 km

Little White Lake

4

7.8 km

Blind Bay Rd

Rd

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hus

le S

Litt

Rd

Eagle Bay Rd

Eagle River

P

Shuswap Lake

2.8 km

Bailey Rd

Skmana Lake

ake pL

Shuswap Lake Prov. Park Reedman Rocky Point Pt Road Park Copper Island Blind Bay

top

Banshee Lake

Indigo Bay

e Turtl

Info Centre

2 km

Jack Sam’s

Hospital

Medical Clinic

Rd

Eco Treats

Lee Creek

Malakwa Suspension Bridge: Located 17 km (10.5 miles) east of Sicamous on Hwy 1.

Eagle Bay Shannon Beach

Eagle Bay Rd

27 km

East Shuswap Points of Interest:

Wild Rose Bay

Eagle Bay

12.8 km

1

Chase-Falkland Rd

Cycle Tours

ing

Squilax-Anglemont Rd

Ho ld

Wild Rose Bay Wild Rose Bay Park

Blake Pt.

Mallory Rd

P

Adams River

1

Cinnemousun Provincial Park

Fraser Bay

2

Scotch Squ Creek 7.6 km

Hill

12.9 km

8.2 km

Magna Bay

6.1 km

P

Rd ont

em

gl -An ilax

Roderick Haig-Brown Park - Bald Eagles, Kinglet, Pileated and Downy Woodpeckers

Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park

10.2 km

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Enderby-Grindro

6

Line 17 Rd

QUEEST MTN.

Rd 6.4 km ont

Po we rh

4

Scotch Creek

St. Ives

Anglemont

Magna Bay Beguelin

Scale: 1:145,000 2

F

To Seymour Arm

Shuswap - North Okanagan Paved BACK Roads Adams Lake 0

E

30th Ave

A

Route follows four scenic valleys. Print off the Route map at: www.oscr.ca/routemap.php HILLS: SALMON RIVER RD 1.9KM @ 4.6%; OKANAGAN AVE 800M @ 7% + 1.2KM @ 8.2%

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2019 Cycle Touring Guide  

Welcome to the beautiful, diverse rural landscapes of the Shuswap - North Okanagan! Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of nature as you exp...

2019 Cycle Touring Guide  

Welcome to the beautiful, diverse rural landscapes of the Shuswap - North Okanagan! Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of nature as you exp...