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