The Route 

52 km Total Ride

Starting in Coldstream, BC to the Okanagan Rail Trail. Along beautiful Kalamalka Lake to Oyama, then around the east side of Wood Lake to Lake Country/ Winfield then around Wood Lake on the new Pelmewash Park Way ( Paved Bike Path) returning to Oyama and then back to Coldstream.

 

We will scan participants near the beginning of the Okanagan Rail Trail at Kick Willie Loop and West Kal Road.

There will be 3 refreshment stations which will provide 5 opportunities to refill your water bottle, (Water and sport drink will be available) have snack (bananas, oranges and Solo Bars)

Click here for more details on the route with refreshment station locations.

Trail Facts:

  • $22 million - purchase price of discontinued rail corridor.

  • $50 million - asking price.

  • $7.8 million - cost to construct the first phase of the trail.

  • 48.5 km - length of trail when completed (17.8 km in Kelowna, 2.3 km in Okanagan Indian Band, 16.3 km in Lake Country, 12.1 km in Regional District of North Okanagan).

  • 24 kms - total distance of lakefront, creeks and truly unique natural habitats along the trail.

  • 1.3 % - maximum grade of the trail.

  • 212,000 - combined estimated population of communities along the trail.

  • 588,000 - estimated # of annual uses by year 5.

  • 43 - number of cultural and recreational points of interest within 500 metres of the trail.

  • 1 - number of international airports along the trail.