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    Camel’s Hump Hike

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    5.5 km
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    403 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Camel's Hump Hike in the Okanagan Valley is a local’s favourite—the heart-pumping undulations between the two humps make this trail fun, tiring, and rewarding. Unfortunately, you’ll need a high-clearance vehicle with 4x4 to reach the trailhead!

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    Route Description for Camel’s Hump Hike

    The Camel’s Hump Hike, located just outside of Lumby and near Vernon in the Okanagan Valley, is a lightly trafficked hike that’s tailor-made for anyone seeking activity for the heart and a feast for the eyes. The valley views paired with the image of never-ending rolling hills, especially in autumn, are unbeatable. You will need a high-clearance vehicle with 4x4 to reach the trailhead. And don’t forget to bring lots of water, bug spray, and bear spray!

    Getting to the Camel’s Hump Hike Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for Camel’s Hump Hike from Vernon, BC, make your way to Highway 6. Turn right onto Creighton Valley Road and follow this road for 12.5 km. The road eventually becomes a dirt road. Continue along for 8.0 km before taking a left onto Clier Lake Forest Road. Continue along this dirt road, keeping left at the ‘Y’ just after Clier Lake. Follow the bumpy road for 5.0 km until you reach the trailhead.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      May - October

    • Backcountry Campsites


    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage


    • Crowd Levels


    • Route Type

      Out and back

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