Population: 90,000

Kamloops, British Columbia, is located at the junction of Trans-Canada Highway 1/97 and Yellowhead Highway 5. Kamloops is accessible from the Central Access Route.

Visitor Information

Kamloops Visitor Center, located at 1290 W. Trans-Canada Highway, is open daily year-round; email inquiry@tourismkamloops.com, visit www.tourismkamloops.com or phone 778-586-8687.

Established by fur traders as Fort Kam- loops in 1811, Kamloops is located at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers. Kamloops boomed with the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. Today it is a bustling city with excellent shopping and tourist facilities at the crossroads of 2 major tourist routes: Trans- Canada Highway 1 and Highway 5.


Attractions include BC Wildlife Park, Kamloops Heritage Railway, Kamloops Art Gallery, Western Canada Theatre, the Kamloops Wine Trail, Kamloops Bike Ranch, Kenna Cartwright Nature Park, 13 golf courses and more than 100 lakes within a hour’s drive.