Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1773 East Trans Canada Hwy
Kamloops, BC V2C 3Z6
Phone: (250) 372-8533
Fax: (250) 374-2877
Nestled between the Thompson River and Lansdowne Street, Riverside Park offers an tranquil place to get away from the bustle of the city. This park was once a refuge for a group of Chinese Canadians who worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway in the late 19th Century. From a camp site, this place has been beautifully transformed into a city park. Visitors can enjoy a nice picnic, walk along the beach, swim in the waters of the river or indulge in beach side games. A playground, specially designed for children is also located here.
The TCC Field House is a state of the art sports facility in Kamloops. Forming part of the Tournament Capital Centre, the Fieldhouse include athletic tracks, basketball courts and hockey rinks that host a variety of games and championships. The Fieldhouse is also used by the students of the Thompson Rivers University for a number of sporting events. For more information on rental and events, call ahead or check out their website.
This ski area welcomes your entire family for a fun-filled skiing session. Here, you can enjoy snow boarding, snow tubing, skiing; it also offers night skiing for tourists. Apart from that, it also features a day lodge and a cafeteria that serves excellent fare. For more details, check website.
Buse Lake Protected Area or the Buse Lake Provincial Park is a natural treasure trove. The Buse Lake located here, attracts different birds and further adds to the scenic beauty of this park. Here, you can explore the diverse rock formations, indulge in bird viewing or simply opt for hiking.
Lake Lac Le Jeune is situated within the Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park and is named after a benevolent Catholic priest Jean-Marie-Raphaël Le Jeune. It is an ideal holiday spot during the summers. The park offers a variety of activities for recreation, and is also open during the winters for skiing and ice skating.
This ski resort is one of the popular winter destinations in British Columbia. Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and other activities are a regular feature here, apart from that, summer calls for golfing, hiking and other fun stuff. For more details, check website.
Banana Island Provincial Park is located along the South Thompson River. This peaceful park is a conservation area that protects salmons, nesting birds and raptors. Owing to its environmental importance, this park does not encourage outdoor activities.