3.8 miles
Distance
3,876 ft
Climb
-3,628 ft
Descent
00:28:42
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Easy level trail follows the old, historic highway for approx. 6 km, until it meets the existing Hwy 1. Cool shade, excellent views of Shuswap Lake, wildflowers, and birds. Access from either end requires a short ride on the shoulder of the TCH.

Access Info

From the Sicamous Visitor Centre and Wharf parking lot, travel west on Hwy 1 across the pedestrian walk on the north side of the Narrows bridge. Proceed approx 600 meters, and turn onto the Old Sicamous Hwy Rd. The paved road eventually turns to dirt and traverses through the forest above the CP Rail line, and Shuswap Lake. At approx 3.6 km, find a trail sign where the road turns into a hike/bike trail. NOTE: there is very little room for parking at this point. This trail continues along the old hwy. bed for another approx 3 km, with several lovely viewpoints to stop and admire the lake. The trail ends where it meets with Hwy 1. Return the way you came or proceed on the wide shoulder of the TCH
to a parking area at the bottom of 112 FSR (approx 1km downhill).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Old Sicamous Highway mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    249 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,170 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,584 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,245 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,494 ft
  • Grade
    1.245%
  • Grade max
    -160.514%
  • Grade min
    167.101%
  • Distance climb
    1.7 miles
  • Distance down
    1.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,082 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:42
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on May 20, 2017
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Old Sicamous Highway Trail Reports

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May 20, 2017 @ 8:49pm
May 20, 2017
Lots of Muddy Sections. and a Land-Slide took out Trees from the TCH1 Highway to the CPR Tracks.
Aug 17, 2016 @ 3:58pm
Aug 17, 2016
A Couple Downed Trees , A Wet Muddy Spot and A BLACK BEAR on the Trail possibly with Cubs.
Jun 16, 2016 @ 9:30pm
Jun 16, 2016
Lots of roots on the Singletrack Section of the Old Highway . Some Trees and Earth Slide onto the Old Highway but the Trail is...
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May 20, 2017 @ 8:57pm
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May 20, 2017 @ 8:56pm
May 20, 2017
Old Sicamous Highway

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