Set amongst the forests, mountains and lakes of British Columbia, Sun Peaks is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with its hiking and biking trails, canoeing and paddle-boarding, horse-riding, golf and more. The attractive village hosts a number of welcoming restaurants and cafes. Whether action or relaxing in the mountain air is your thing, Sun Peaks will appeal.
Hiking and biking
Weaving along the edges and through the greenery of the mountains, you’ll find 18 lift-accessed hiking trails, each with a heart of their own. Challenge the Top of the World climb that’s known to leave hikers breathless (literally and figuratively) with 360-degree mountain views and endless meadows of wildflowers. Trail #16 suits better to those seeking a mellow sunset stroll; it begins right in the village and continues for a 30-minute loop around Sun Peaks.
The passion that’s poured into the Sun Peaks Bike Park is unparalleled. More than 20 years of evolution and growth has made this bike park one of the best places to ride in Canada. The Sun Peaks Bike Park has previously hosted the Canadian National DH Championships and the Crankworx Summer Series. It’s special because it’s built for progression. Those who are well-versed on steep and rocky runs will have just as much fun as those who are hopping on a mountain bike for the first time.
Sip the best of B.C. in Sun Peaks!
Sitting amongst the 20+ restaurants and cafes in Sun Peaks, lies a wine enthusiast and beer lover’s paradise. Every licensed restaurant features wine varieties from more than 40 wineries across B.C. and between all the sipping spots you’ll find over 75 taps to choose from. There is a sweet (and dry) selection from wineries right in Kamloops such as Harper’s Trail and Monte Creek and brews from places like the Noble Pig Brewhouse, and Iron Road Brewing. Your perfect sip is waiting in Sun Peaks!
British Columbia’s highest elevation golf course
Can you think of the highest elevation at which you’ve ever golfed? At the Sun Peaks Golf Course, you’ll be teeing off at British Columbia’s highest elevation course. This 18-hole par 72 Graham Cooke course offers fun and challenging holes for seasoned golfers and beginners alike. What’s so special about golfing at a higher altitude? Your golf ball flies further in the thin mountain air!
The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming
Three mountains, 2,000 hours of annual sunshine, and almost 30 different types of alpine wildflowers make Sun Peaks a magical summer destination. The Sun Peaks mountains bask in back-to-back days of sunshine and are flooded with a sea of fragrant wildflowers during the warmer months. Standing at the Top of the World, feeling the sun on your face, and seeing wildflowers don the landscape before you is just one of those things that’s hard to put into words – you really have to see (and smell) it for yourself.
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