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This Abandoned Train Trestle Hike In BC Takes You Over 18 Bridges

And through mountain tunnels!
Myra Canyon Trestles In Kelowna Have A 12-km Hike That Takes You Through Tunnels

Get ready to marvel at non-stop breathtaking sights. Usually, walking on train tracks could be deadly. But that isn't the case at this abandoned train trestle hike in B.C. as it is just for cyclists and pedestrians. This 12-kilometre Myra Canyon Trestles in Kelowna will take you into two mountain tunnels and it has to be on your summer bucket list.

Have you ever explored the Kettle Valley Rail? It is the longest rail network in B.C. and just a 40-minute drive from Kelowna.

You'll find nearly 650 kilometres of pathways to explore, but the best section is the Myra Canyon Trestles.

Get ready to be astonished. Every twist and turn is more breathtaking than the last. 

Walking along the 18 trestle bridges, you'll get picturesque lookouts of the hills, vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Without question, you will want to stop and take photos as this is no regular boring trek in the woods.

You can almost picture the old steam trains that used to run along this path transporting people and goods. It is hard to believe this wonderous route was built by hand last century.

Two of the best features on the hike will leave you in the dark. Carved into the canyon are two tunnels you can explore. 

Inside the rocky caverns, it can get a bit dark, so you might want to bring a flashlight to help you see better.

The paths are flat and perfect for beginners, but if you want to explore it faster, it is also bike-friendly

If you don't have room in your car for your bike, there are places nearby that rent them.

Time to decide, are you going to be on team slow and steady walking or enjoy a quick cycling tour?

Myra Canyon Trestle

Price: Free

Address: Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, Stewart Rd. E., Kelowna, BC

Why You Need To Go: You'll get to enjoy spectacular views following this wooden trail that hugs the rocky cliffs.

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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