The Trans Canada Trail: Gray Creek to Kimberley

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Central Kootenay A, British Columbia

The Trans Canada Trail: Gray Creek to Kimberley is a 56.7 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Central Kootenay A, British Columbia, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October.

Length56.7 miElevation gain10,019 ftRoute typePoint to point
CampingMountain bikingNature tripsBike touringBird watchingForestViewsWildflowers
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This is the TCT Route from Gray Creek to the Platzl in Downtown Kimberley. When the route reaches the Riverside Campground on the outskirts of Kimberley it follows the actual Trans Canada Trail through the Kimberley Nature Park right into the heart of Kimberley. The route from Gray Creek to Kimberley is on a forestry service road. The last 12 km before Kimberley is on the St. Mary's Lake rural paved road. The trail through the Kimberley Nature Park is a two track dirt trail. The climb to Gray Creek Pass is 5,000 ft of elevation gain in 16.5 km. This is the biggest climb on the route of the entire Trans Canada Trail. Due to snow in the pass, this should not be attempted before July1st of any given year.

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David Small
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OHV/Off-road driving
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Nice easy drive, watch out for logging trucks.

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