Trails

Hikers getting outside in Martha Creek Provincial Park near Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Get outside and celebrate the second annual BC Trails Day

Events being hosted in 46 communities across the province

 

Jeremy Stowards ended up in the Cariboo thanks to family and mountain biking. The 30-year-old is clearing his own path in the lakecity, as a trail builder. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Cariboo mountain biker is forging a new path for himself

Jeremy Stowards is building trails and a business in Williams Lake

 

The re-opening of the parks and trails within the city of Williams Lake does not include local bike trails. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Volunteers were out to kick off the season of trail maintenance in March, with work to repair erosion on Fox Fire. (WLCC photo)

Trail maintenance day scheduled for May 7 for trails on Fox Mountain

Volunteers are being invited to meet up at the Tourism Discovery Centre parking lot

 

Some of the Cariboo Run Crew out for a group trail run on the trails around Williams Lake. (Kim Lewis photo)

Cariboo Run Crew for all speeds and abilities

Running group looking to continue to grow as they run the local trails for fun and fitness

Some of the Cariboo Run Crew out for a group trail run on the trails around Williams Lake. (Kim Lewis photo)
Cyclists ride on the Trans Canada Trail in Capilano River Regioanl Park in North Vancouver. (Trans Canada Trail photo)

Trans Canada Trail awards grants to 166 organizations across the country

Trans Canada Trail has awarded grants to 166 organizations across the country for projects to improve trail sections and access.

  • Apr 20, 2022
Cyclists ride on the Trans Canada Trail in Capilano River Regioanl Park in North Vancouver. (Trans Canada Trail photo)
The city of Williams Lake is applying for grant funding to construct a pedestrian overpass connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the Stampede Grounds. (City of Williams Lake image)

City applies for grant to build bridge, crosswalk connecting RC Cotton Trail to Stampede Grounds

The city’s contribution would be $105,00o or 30 per cent and be drawn from general revenue

The city of Williams Lake is applying for grant funding to construct a pedestrian overpass connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the Stampede Grounds. (City of Williams Lake image)
“I think it’s really important to highlight the foresight of the WLFN that they’re investing into something like this,” said Thomas Schoen. “It’s not cheap. It involves a lot of time, but it is an investment in their future.” (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Williams Lake First Nation creating community trails master plan

Thomas Schoen retained as trails specialist adviser

“I think it’s really important to highlight the foresight of the WLFN that they’re investing into something like this,” said Thomas Schoen. “It’s not cheap. It involves a lot of time, but it is an investment in their future.” (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The city of Williams Lake has received provincial funding for a proposed boardwalk connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the River Valley Recreational Trail. (City of Williams Lake rough visualization of the proposal)

$550,000 provincial funding announced for Williams Lake boardwalk trail

The boardwalk will connect the new RC Cotton Trail to the river valley

The city of Williams Lake has received provincial funding for a proposed boardwalk connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the River Valley Recreational Trail. (City of Williams Lake rough visualization of the proposal)
Jason Hadath of CMS Clear Consulting, left, Jayme Hills, Recreation Technician, Recreation Sites and Trails BC, Gerald Kirby, Director, Area ‘J’ Cariboo Regional District, Donn Irwin, owner, Retreat Wilderness Inn and director of the West Chilcotin Tourism Association, Lee Mitchell, owner, Retreat Wilderness Inn and Director West Chilcotin Tourism Association and Darron Campbell, Manager of Community Services, Cariboo Regional District attended the opening of the Nimpo Lake Community Accessible Trail. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo Chilcotin’s low-mobility trail network expands

Two new accessible trails were unveiled at Hotnarko Falls and Nimpo Lake

  • Sep 2, 2020
Jason Hadath of CMS Clear Consulting, left, Jayme Hills, Recreation Technician, Recreation Sites and Trails BC, Gerald Kirby, Director, Area ‘J’ Cariboo Regional District, Donn Irwin, owner, Retreat Wilderness Inn and director of the West Chilcotin Tourism Association, Lee Mitchell, owner, Retreat Wilderness Inn and Director West Chilcotin Tourism Association and Darron Campbell, Manager of Community Services, Cariboo Regional District attended the opening of the Nimpo Lake Community Accessible Trail. (Photo submitted)
Road to the top of Jesmond Mountain where the new trail will start and end at the Jesmond fire lookout tower. At an elevation of about 1,980 metres, the tower is located on a very exposed ridge where winds in excess of 120 km/h have been recorded. (Thomas Schoen photo)

Wheels in motion for mountain biking trail project near Clinton

Project to provide immediate employment while resulting in new trail on Jesmond Mountain

Road to the top of Jesmond Mountain where the new trail will start and end at the Jesmond fire lookout tower. At an elevation of about 1,980 metres, the tower is located on a very exposed ridge where winds in excess of 120 km/h have been recorded. (Thomas Schoen photo)
Williams Lake is pursuing to lease some land from Suncor Energy to create a parking lot near the newly constructed pedestrian bridge at the RC Cotton site. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RC Cotton lease land eyed by City for future parking lot near pedestrian bridge

City staff have been negotiating an agreement with the owners of the property Suncor Energy

Williams Lake is pursuing to lease some land from Suncor Energy to create a parking lot near the newly constructed pedestrian bridge at the RC Cotton site. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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).