Penticton to Adra Tunnel KVR

Ride one of the most popular rides near Penticton goes up to the Adra tunnel and Rock Ovens Park on the Kettle Valley Railway.  You will see stone and rock ovens built by the workers constructing the railway. This rail-to-trail section is fun for cyclists of all ages.  It is a steady climb up, but the grade is only 2-3%, so go for it and you will be very happy on the way back down! And it’s part of  The Great Trail!

Distance: 30km up, with a 30km Wahoo return!
Rating: easy on gravel pathway  (note: some sandy sections)

How to get there:
Stop by the Penticton Convention and Visitors Center where you can pick up a map. Follow the Kettle Valley Railway signs as it weaves through the city and heads north towards Naramata.  From here the route is easy to follow and well signed with interpretive signs and maps along the way.

LINK to Google Map of route

Trails BC map – Penticton to Chute Lake

It’s a steady climb up the hill – take your time and enjoy the views over Okanagan Lake and the wineries

Stop at the tiny store in the orchard for a nice cold root beer float

Enjoy the ride back down into Penticton!  Be sure to stop at the wineries and have a little taste.

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