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13 OKRoutes are in & around Vernon:

  1. 1 Swan Lake to Yankee Flats

    Category
    Medium
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    97km
    Elevation
    1070m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC

    A beautiful ride through rural agriculture areas, free of large climbs.

  2. 2 Mabel Lake Loop

    Category
    Epic
    Surface
    Gravel
    Distance
    208km
    Elevation
    2454m
    Tag
    • Bike Packing
    • Hilly
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC

    The Okanagan’s best-kept gravel secret, this ride is remote and adventurous.

  3. 3 Predator Ridge

    Category
    Medium
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    64km
    Elevation
    1367m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Moderate Traffic
    • Wine
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 2 Videos

    Where do you stack up on this popular climb… prey or predator?

  4. 4 Beaver Lake / Thompson Plateau

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    97km
    Elevation
    1437m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Bike Packing
    • Forest Service Road
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Photo
    • 1 Photo
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Discover the beauty of the Thompson Plateau region while testing your gravel climbing & descending skills.

  5. 5 Silver Star

    Category
    Medium
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    59km
    Elevation
    1445m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC

    One of Canada’s Top 5™ Climbs.

  6. 6 North Okanagan Loop

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    142km
    Elevation
    1607m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • Wine
    • Moderate Traffic
    • North Okanagan
    • Lake Country
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 9ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Start from Kelowna, Lake Country, or Vernon to travel the undulating roads around the north end of Okanagan lake.

  7. 7 Oyama Lake

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    72km
    Elevation
    1355m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 2 Videos

    A climb so awesome you’ll want to head back down and ride up again!

  8. 8 Wood Lake Loop

    Category
    Easy
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    17.3km
    Elevation
    163m
    Tag
    • Flat
    • Moderate Traffic
    • Wine
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    A classic short loop with beautiful views.

  9. 9 Rail Trail

    Category
    Easy
    Surface
    Gravel
    Distance
    52.8km
    Elevation
    108m
    Tag
    • Leisure
    • Flat
    • No Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 9ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    The KVR is the main vehicle-free connector for riding in the Okanagan.

  10. 10 Lumby

    Category
    Medium
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    87km
    Elevation
    809m
    Tag
    • Flat
    • Rolling
    • Rural
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Take the back roads to Lumby on a mostly flat route with an extension up to the base of Shuswap Falls.

  11. 11 Under the Shadow of Silver Star

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    124km
    Elevation
    1466m
    Tag
    • Flat
    • Rolling
    • Rural
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Circumnavigate around the base of Silver Star Mountain on Trinity Valley Rd, past the stunning Enderby Cliffs, then through Enderby, Armstrong, and back to Vernon.

  12. 12 Vernon Garbage Collection

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Road
    Distance
    105km
    Elevation
    1842m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • Rolling
    • Inner City
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Stay inside the city limits of Vernon and climb ~2000m without traveling up Silver Star Road.

  13. 25 Adventure Bay

    Category
    Medium
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    78km
    Elevation
    1646m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • North Okanagan
    • Coffee
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 8ºC

    Vernon’s Tronson Rd & Eastside Rd are 2nd & 3rd (after Kelowna’s Lake Shore Rd) when it comes to out-n-back routes with OK views.