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HOT OFF THE PRESS. . .

Check out Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo's recent official statement to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia acknowledging the collective work of Shuswap Trail Alliance partners here.

And Shuswap Trail Party and Fundraiser Tickets are now on sale - more info here.

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PUBLIC CALL TO ACTION:

Shuswap-North Okanagan Rail Trail concept needs your support! Send your expressions of support to regional leadership. Check out the info brief here.
Additional background information from CP Rail here.
A sample email/letter of Expression of Support including key contact names and email addresses here.
And be sure to also send support to the Okanagan Rail-Trail Initiative working on securing the abandoned CN line to the South. 

Be sure to report trail needs: enjoy trails throughout the Shuswap. And remember to report any issues you see to trailreport@shuswaptrails.com.

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Welcome

The Shuswap Trails website is dedicated to helping people from around the world find their trail in the Shuswap. Whether it be by foot, by mountain bike, by horseback, or by canoe, this site will guide you towards amazing trail experiences in the sunny Shuswap.

Use our new interactive Trail map to help you find trails by their region within the Shuswap.


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The Shuswap Trail Allliance is currently looking for new Trail Crew members! 

Click here for more information!

 

 

Caution!

  • Always go prepared and use your common sense
  • Always tell someone when and where you are going
  • Many trails are not maintained - use at your own risk
  • Many trails are accessible only by active logging roads requiring 2-way radio communication, or deactivated logging roads requiring four-wheel drive or high-clearance vehicles.
  • Watch for wildlife and avoid areas showing recent signs of black bears, grizzly bears and cougars.
  • Before heading out, check with local contacts to make sure the trails and roads are safe.

Tips for Safety

  • Bring applicable maps, along with a compass or GPS device.
  • Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, and bring sufficient food and water.
  • Carry identification (including name, phone number and pertinent medical information), and record your bicycle serial number
  • Bring a portable phone or other communication device, along with pertinent phone numbers (ie. emergency numbers)
  • Travel with a partner when possible
  • Stay alert, be observant about your surroundings, avoid areas where visibility is poor, and don't wear headsets.
  • Avoid unfamiliar areas when on the trails alone and follow your intuition about unfamiliar people.
  • Trails are shared by a variety of users at the same time. Please be courteous to all users, and remember that pedestrians have the right-of-way. Stay to the right of the trails.
  • Cyclists should pull off the trail when stopping, give a voice, bell, or horn warning when passing others, wear helmets and ride at reasonable speeds.
  • Wear reflective material and carry a whistle or a noisemaker.
  • Where pets are allowed, keep them on a leash and clean up after them.


The Shuswap Trail Alliance assumes no responsibility for the safety of any persons, animals or equipment when using the trails listed in this website. Use at your own risk.

Respect

 
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What's News on the Shuswap Trails?
Skookum's Salty Dog '15
Fri Jan 9, 2015 8:00 pm  -  Jan 9, 2015
@ South Canoe Trails
Anyone from 3+ can have fun in this bike event. Fun races for the smallest people, to medium and largest.
MERRY CHRISTMAS
Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:05 am  -  Dec 25, 2014 11:55 pm
@ Your home
Merry Christmas to you and yours from all of us here at Shuswap Trail Alliance
Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years
Sunday, December 14, 2014
News Release December 15, 2014 Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years The Shuswap, British Columbia – It started with a party and continues with a party! Tickets went on sale this week for the annual Shuswap Trail Alliance fundraiser and celebration just in time for Christmas stocking stuffers.
Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure
Monday, November 10, 2014
News Release November 10, 2014  Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure  The Shuswap, British Columbia – People are calling for healthier community design that makes walking and cycling easier, safer, and more common.
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