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Closures planned for parts of Okanagan Rail Trail

Cyclists on the Okanagan Rail Trail summer 2018.
January 31, 2020 - 5:06 PM

Work to address erosion on a North Okanagan section of the Okanagan Rail Trail is due to start next month with parts of the trail being closed and work estimated to last two months.

According to a Regional District North Okanagan media release, the mitigation work along Kalamalka Lake will begin Feb. 10, near Kekuli Bay south of Vernon.

The work will result in the closure of the entire trail south of Kekuli Bay Provincial Park at the 12.5 km mark to the 7.5 km mark. The trail will be closed until 5 p.m. weekdays and open all weekend.

More work will be taking place at various locations over the next eight weeks, and the Regional District says it will be communicating the closures as and when they happen.

Trail users are encouraged to access the trail from the Kick Willie access point in Coldstream to avoid disruptions and it is hoped all work will be completed before trail use increase in the spring.

For more information on the closures go here.

Image Credit: Regional District North Okanagan

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