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Canoeing in Merritt BC Canada

Nicola Valley Canoe and Kayak Adventures, Tours & Guides

Kayaking and Canoeing in Merritt BC Canada is unlimited. There are over 200+ lakes throughout the Nicola Valley region for paddle adventures. A slogan around Merritt BC is, “A lake a day as long as you stay”. The question every canoeist or kayaker will have to answer is not when but which lake to go kayaking and canoeing in Merritt BC?

Kayaking & Canoeing Lakes in Merritt BC

We are fortunate of our selection. There are easy access canoe and kayak locations in our region including Nicola Lake, Lundbom Lake and Stump Lake. Each have staging areas for launching a canoe or kayak. However, be aware Nicola Lake can get windy at times. Both canoe and kayak destination lakes are within easy driving distance from Merritt.

Remote Paddle Adventures in the Nicola Valley

The backcountry of the Nicola Valley provides the serenity and scenery every paddler craves. There are an endless number of lakes to canoe if one has no problem driving long rough gravel roads deeper into the wilderness. Many wilderness lakes come with bare-bone wilderness campsites. And many canoe and kayak destination lakes are close to each other for multi lake paddle days. 

Kayak and Canoe Rentals in Merritt BC

Come to the Nicola Valley with your canoes and kayaks in tow, as rentals are not as readily available as we would like. For any information on prefered canoeing destinations refer to the listings below for contact information.

Paddle Sports in Merritt BC Canada

Canoeing in Merritt BC Canada

Come Canoeing & Kayaking in Merritt BC Canada. There are over 200+ lakes throughout the Nicola Valley region

Kayak in Merritt

Hiking in Merritt BC Canada

Nicola Valley Hiking Adventures and Trails

Hiking in Merritt BC Canada provides an opportunity to explore our hundreds of lakes, rivers, meadows, rolling hills and mountains. Hiking the backcountry of Merritt BC Canada entertains visitors with wildlife sightings, birding opportunities, wilderness camping and so many more adventures.

Easy Hiking in Merritt BC Canada

Hiking trails located in Merritt and throughout the Nicola Valley vary in terrain, difficulty and environments. There are easy day hikes suitable for all fitness levels. Many of these Merritt hiking trails  are easy going with little elevation gain and low difficulty levels. There are plenty of opportunities for day hikes along rivers, lakes and with sightseeing viewpoints.

Difficult Hiking in Merritt

For the avid hiker there are long-haul hiking trails which some deemed very difficult as they may or may not include navigating switchbacks, loose rocks, cliffs and vertical elevation gains. With proper planning one can backpack long into the backcountry and stay at one of our wilderness campsites on one of the backcountry lakes.

Plan Your Hiking Adventure in the Nicola Valley

Plan for the unexpected when exploring hiking adventures throughout the Nicola Valley. Always make the necessary preparations for any hiking adventure in the backcountry.


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