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Take it easy with the family on a relaxing cycle tour or feel the rush as you zip down the mountain through pristine forest. Explore the grasslands and lakes, hills and mountains that make Vernon a favourite destination for bike enthusiasts. You can rent bikes in the summer in Vernon, or just bring your own!
Grab the gang and explore the trails at Kalamalka Provincial Park. Your reward - a sun kissed face and windblown hair. Ride single track, log rides and flowing descents through a forested bench over a dreamy waterscape of the lake below. Twist and turn through Cosens Creek at the south end of the park where newly built trails provide plenty of challenge for novice or expert riders. The best part of riding near the lake... jumping in after a satisfying ride!
Savour the serenity of the forest and waving grasslands, carving single track through Ellison Provincial Park. Whether you're an adrenaline beast, a weekend warrior, or a casual rider, this is a great place to ride.
Take it easy with the family on a relaxing cycle tour of the Vernon area. There are several easy to moderate trails in the area, many of them paved. You'll encounter plenty of cyclists and hikers along the way, be sure to wave and say hello. Explore our city with an 11 km (6.8 mile) ride along the Middleton Bike loop. It's a great way to sample what Vernon has to offer and there's a picnic site 5 km (3.1 miles) into your ride with a stop at Kalamalka Beach.
Gear down, tear it up and get a little mud on your tires. Our unrivalled mountain and lakeside trails are the hub of cross-country and free-ride mountain biking in the North Okanagan.
Family friendly Silver Star Mountain Resort has handcrafted trails where 18 runs and a total of 28,800 vertical feet (8,778 metres) provide plenty of gravity-fuelled adventure for hardcore riders and beginners alike. Silver Star is the only Canadian IMBA Silver Level Ride Centre and has exciting new trails to discover this summer. Explore sub-alpine meadows awash in a riot of colour. You can also rent bikes here.
Cruise Paradise, Silver Star's longest run. Catch some air as you hurtle down World Cup, the resort's signature trail. Ride on your own, with family or friends, or with a guide. You can even enrol in bike camp, where intermediate and advanced riders can learn to conquer the course one logjam at a time.
Drop by our BMX bike park or any of our bike shops. The locals will let you in on their favourite rides in, and outside of town. Ask about the many road cycling loops around Vernon. Check out some of these sites for more information.
For more information on our trails, check out our trails section or visit one of the following websites: