Kamloops is a vibrant city, located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, with an immediate population of approximately 86,000 and a medical catchment population of approximately 122,000.
Set on a vast and rugged landscape, with eight beautiful provincial parks, and more than 100 lakes it is an ideal setting for fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking and camping. Award winning mountain biking is available at Sun Peaks Resort Bike Park and the Tobiano golf course is ranked as one of Canada’s best.
Winter brings the opportunity for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just 45 minutes out of town Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area.
Kamloops is the second largest municipality in the Thompson Okanagan region and all of the amenities of a modern metropolitan centre are readily available. A wide range of hotels, spas, restaurants, art galleries, and theatres are conveniently located in Kamloops downtown district.
Historically the major industries in Kamloops have been agriculture, forestry and mining, however moving forward agri-food production, high tech manufacturing, non-metallic mineral production and tourism are all playing an important role in the city’s economy.
Drive times to major centers are approximately one hour twenty minutes to Vernon and Armstrong (120 km), two hours to Kelowna (164 km) and three and a half hours to Vancouver (355 km).