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.
- 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.
What's News on the Shuswap Trails?
Mt Baldy Bigfoot Walk
Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:30 pm - Dec 15, 2013
@ Mt Baldy Trailhead
Kick off the Shuswap Trails Winter Bigfoot Series with a snow boot walk on the new Mt Baldy Lookout trail west of Sorrento.
Shuswap TrailRider project takes another roll forward
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
December 03, 2013
The Shuswap TrailRider project takes another roll forward
The Shuswap, British Columbia – The Shuswap TrailRider program just took a huge step – or roll – forward thanks to a $7400 grant from the Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union’s community sponsorship program.
Shuswap Trail Alliance partners named BC Parks volunteer group of the year
Sunday, August 25, 2013
The Shuswap, British Columbia – Cooperation and good work does get noticed. In a recent letter to the Shuswap Trail Alliance, Provincial Minister of Environment, the Honorable Mary Polak, has recognized individuals and partner organizations who have been working together to support BC Parks throughout the Shuswap region.