Lac du Bois Grasslands OHV Park

Total Miles
2.0

Elevation

712.12 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

6

Moderate

Best Time

spring, summer, fall

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Trail Overview

This is one of the only OHV parks in British Columbia maintained by 4wDABC. This trail system has 468 hectares of park area containing marked trails, challenging hill climbs, two designated mud pits, and scenic trails that branch off of this main road. This is also a shared-use park with 4x4's, ATVs, motorcycles, mountain bikes, and hikers. The trail system ranges from very easy to challenging trails. The area is a desert climate with unique views of Kamloops. Please stay on designated trails, grasslands are prohibited to drive on.

Difficulty

Intermediate

History

Lac Du Bois OHV park has had a trail system since the late 60's and was home to many off road races in the 70's, 80's and 90's with both short course and long course races being held here. This unique park system includes and is surrounded by ecological endangered grasslands that not only includes very sensitive grass but also hundreds of different species of animals and birds, the surrounding grasslands were made a protected area in 1996. This OHV park was made by the hard work of off road clubs like: Kamloops Bronco Busters 4x4 club, Kamloops 4x4 Club, mountain biking club, naturalist club, hiking club. This area is currently being maintained by Four Wheel Drive Association of BC working with local clubs for 4x4, atv, dirtbike, mountain bike and hiking access to preserve for many years to come for the public to enjoy.

Technical Rating

6

Access Description

This park is situated next to the city of Kamloops on the North side of Bachelor Heights Subdivision on Lac Du Bois RD