Get Outside

Get Out

An Outdoor Playground

Connect with family and friends and enjoy the outdoors in Greater Trail. This Community in Bloom and Home of  Champions community is engaging in every season and there is so much to see and do.  We are located in BC's Lower Columbia region where outdoor recreation opportunities abound.

Golfing
Hit the links at the gorgeous Birchbank Rossland - Trail Country Club.  Enjoy the beautiful views of the Columbia River at this 18-hole course.  After your round, enjoy the fully licensed bistro for one of their daily specials.  Looking to book a special event?  Contact the bistro manager at 250-693-5451.  View the other golf courses in the area here.
Birchbank Golf Course

Fishing
Columbia River fishing is easily accessible in Trail and offers exceptional Walleye, Kokanee, Bull Trout an Rainbow Trout fishing.  Check out Kootenay Angler for a complete list of fishing lakes and rivers in the region.  Boaters can launch at the Gyro Park Boat Launch (no fee).  View the boat launch location on map.
Fishing Columbia River

Skiing and Snowshoeing
Trail is just minutes from world-class skiing at Red Resort in Rossland BC.  Outdoor lovers will also find a vast network of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails in the area.
Skiing at Red Mountain

Walking the Bridges
Simply walk the bridges and enjoy a stroll over the beautiful and scenic Columbia River Skywalk.  Once across continue along the banks of the Columbia River to the Victoria Street Bridge and complete this quick and easy loop. This bridge is part of the Trans Canada Trail's Society's Great Trail and is also bike-friendly.
Columbia River Skywalk

Hiking and Biking
Take the family out for a mountain bike or hiking adventure on some of the best single track trails on the planet.  The Kootenay Columbia Trails Society has developed over 170 km of trails.
Mountain Biking

Gyro Park Spray Park
The Gyro Park Spray Park is the ideal place to be on a summer day.  A concession and access to the Columbia River and its sandy beach make it easy to spend the day.
Gyro Spray Park Trail BC 

Historic Rock Wall Tour
Get a taste of Italy with Trail's Rock Wall Adventure Walking Tour. This 10-route self guided walking tour highlights Trail's Italian heritage and masonry skills.
West Trail Rock Walls


We hope you enjoy the rich history an outdoor beauty that make Trail such a remarkable place to live, work and play.

Photos: Lower Columbia Tourism / Ryan Flett Media, Dave Heath; and City of Trail

 

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