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    119 m
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    2.9 km
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    Coyote Crossing Hike


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    The Coyote Crossing Hike is a 2.9 km out-and-back hiking route in Kamloops, BC that will take you through the Valleyview Nature Park for some elevated views of the Thompson Valley. Along the trail, you will gradually climb uphill through the beautiful grassland landscape and experience views of the surrounding hills and mountains that frame the valley. This trail is also popular with mountain bikers, so keep an eye out on the trail and leave enough room for them to safely pass.

    Route Description for Coyote Crossing Hike

    The Coyote Crossing hike is a fun outdoor activity in Kamloops that will allow you to experience the natural beauty of the valley landscape surrounding the city, no matter if you are travelling by foot or by bike. Setting out from the parking area, the trail passes behind the arena and begins to gradually climb uphill along the creek. As you make your way up to the highpoint of the trail near Juniper Park, you will be inundated with amazing views that sweep across the rolling hills of the grassland landscape surrounding you. Once you have reached the terminus of the trail, turn around and make your way back downhill along the creek to return to the parking area where you began.

    Getting to the Coyote Crossing Hike Trailhead

    To get to the Coyote Crossing trailhead from Kamloops, head northeast on BC-1 for 2.7 km and turn right onto Highland Road. After 700 m, turn left to enter the parking area.

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    • Route Type:

      Out and back

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