Trail Name: Dogwood Marshes
Distance: 4.4 km
Time: 1 – 2 hrs
Cell Service: Unknown
Trail: Stomped in
Highlight: Great loop for snowshoeing in the winter, and it’s free!
To get there: From downtown Kamloops, take Columbia street up the hill and through Sahali. Continue on Columbia St onto the Trans-Canada highway heading west. Continue up the highway and take exit 366 for Copperhead Drive and Lac Le Jeune Rd. Turn left onto Copperhead Dr and follow the signs to Lac Le Jeune Rd. Turn right onto Lac Le Jeune Rd and continue on this road for about 18.5kms. The parking lot pull out will be on your left. You’ll want to park towards the far end as it’s closest to the gate. The Dogwood Marshes will be on your left. (If you reach McConnell Lake, you’ve gone too far!) Or get the directions here.
Park in the mentioned pull out and the trailhead will be ahead on your left (if you’ve come from town). Follow any trail from here on in to create your own adventure! There are so many trails in the area, you probably won’t be able to recreate the same one we did. Follow any trail that you wish and enjoy your time!
This area was amazing! We loved the variety of trails and variety of lengths. This area would be fantastic for families as you can choose to do a long trek or a short loop near the parking area. Also a great place to bring your dogs! We will definitely be back to explore more of this area!