Our backyard offers endless adventure. You don’t have to go far to explore something otherworldly.
BC Wildlife Park
The BC Wildlife Park is a non-profit organization and registered charity located in Kamloops. Founded in 1965, it is now home to nearly 200 animals and 65 different species native to British Columbia including cougars, bears, reptiles, birds of prey, and the only Kermode bear in human care in the world.
The beautiful Embleton Mountain trail system is a short drive from Sun Peaks, near Heffley Lake. Here, wildflowers are in abundance. Explore the trails in search of rare chocolate lilies and discover the serenity of nature.
Heffley Lake Public Recreation Area
Heffley Lake is a 14-minute drive from Sun Peaks Resort. As you follow the main road back towards Kamloops, there is a forestry road leading into the camping and day area site on the left-hand side of the road.
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing
Only 3 hours north of Sun Peaks Resort, you will find Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing in Blue River, British Columbia. With 1.5 million acres of mountain terrain envied the world over and a variety of skiing packages available, consider this the...
Wells Gray Provincial Park
This is a place where the Clearwater, Thompson, and Murtle rivers roar, a place teeming with wildlife amongst the towering trees. If you’re ready to immerse yourself in the wild awe of nature, Wells Gray Provincial Park is waiting.
TasteFull Excursions offers wine tours directly from Sun Peaks. Ready to taste the award-winning varietals of the Thompson Valley? Find out more