Summer Outdoor Activities in Merritt BC
Summer Adventures and Activities in The Nicola Valley
Outdoor summer activities in Merritt BC , offers a wide range of sunshine fun. 200 lakes, mountain biking trails and more makes the Nicola Valley a great choice for your next destination spot in the summer. Merritt’s slogan says it all “A Lake A Day For As Long As You Stay”. And we have rivers too! I guarantee when it comes to experiencing summer outdoor activities in the Nicola Valley, it will make you wish you planned for more time so to go kayaking, boating, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and viewing wildlife.
“I don’t need therapy, I just need my boat.” Unknown.
Gone Fishing! Photo by Tania Stewart.
Swimming fun! Picture courtesy Tania Stewart.
Nature’s poolside, were you can find me. Photo by Tania Stewart.
Summer Activities in Merritt BC Includes Lundbom Lake
Lundbom Lake is truly one of my favorite Summer Activities in Merritt BC. A beautiful lake which is located only 10 minutes from downtown Merritt BC. Moreover Lundbom Lake is a great location for camping, fishing and horseback riding. While the surrounding area also provides excellent mountain biking and ATV/dirt bike riding. Along with having sunny and shady sites. Open from Apr 26, 2019 – Oct 14, 2019. Outdoor
“I camp here until the end of October most years.” Unknown Tourist.
“Lundbom Lake is very quiet and peaceful. Little noise pollution during all 3 of our visits. That is all we have to base it on. So it works for us.” Eh Canada Travel Website
“THE FISHING ROCKS! Had to get that one out.” Greg Girard.
Outdoor Activities Merritt BC
Horse back riding has to be one of the best summer activities everyone can enjoy. A great opportunity to take in all of Mother Nature’s beauty. Trail riding is truly a Summer & Fall activity everyone can enjoy together in Merritt B.C. Offering a few choices, the Nicola Valley provides a day of adventure with nature in a saddle.
Fall Fly Fishing in the Nicola Valley
Fly Fishing being a popular sport, Merritt BC has it made with 200 lakes. There is no wonder to why Corbett Lake Lodge is an anglers dream during the fall months. For all your supplies that you may need, surely drop by Ponderosa Sports located downtown Merritt.
Best Fishing Lakes Near Merritt
It should be noted that the Nicola Valley boast’s some of the best fishing in the World! There are over 200+ lakes in the region. Many are prime lake fishing destinations, including Garcia Lake, Marquart Lake, Hamilton Lake, Edna Lake, Mathew Lake, Morgan Lake, Roth Lake, Gwen Lake, Lundbom Lake and Lily Lake. Located just outside of Merritt, Marquart Lake is a small, clear lake which offers good rainbow trout fishing, camping and other outdoor activities nearby.
Were to Start Planning Your Summer Activities
One place to start is our travel website Experience Merritt. Once you have your bearings than check out some of the fishing experiences on this blog site. Last, but not least, ask a local or visit Ponderosa Sport’s downtown Merritt.
Mountain Biking Outdoor Activities Merritt BC
Outdoor adventure mountain biking on the many trails surrounding the Nicola Valley provide endless days of exploring the backcountry. No crowds. Lots of trails. Mouth-dropping scenery. Therefore to enjoy the trails in our backcountry all you need is a water bottle, the right gear and your ride. Nature and the adrenaline rush provides the rest. In reality the Nicola Valley provides the beautiful backcountry scenery, the wildlife sightings, the remote wilderness lakes and forested rolling hills. A nature enthusiasts dream space. Questions? You can drop a line with Merritt Mountain Biking Association.
Truly enjoying the fall weather while hiking in the Nicola Valley is a must. Making sure to have your compass, water, picnic basket and a camera to capture your adventure. With the City of Merritt being located in a valley surrounded by mountains makes this an ideal destination place for avid backpackers and hikers. Generally having on the average sunny warm fall days makes it a pleasant day of hiking and adventure for the whole family. Reminder to always tell someone were you will be hiking if alone.
Summarizing Outdoor Activities in The Nicola Valley
Outdoor Activities in Merritt BC truly will have you smiling and knowing that you just had the best summer. While Merritt can boast over 200 lakes with desert-like weather truly makes this your next vacation spot. “ A Lake A Day as Long as You Stay” has been it’s local slogan for decades. Equally making this your next destination place for activities such as kayaking, boating, mountain biking, hiking, paragliding or just lazily strolling lake trails. Truly making this your next destination vacation spot!
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