Kettle Valley Railway Myra Canyon to Chute Lake

Kettle Valley Railway Myra Canyon to Chute Lake near Kelowna, BC


This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars
37 kms
3hours
easy
Snowshoeing, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Biking
Fall, Summer
Kelowna, BC
User konadawg

135.3 Myra Canyon

Myra Canyon Trestles were open in March.

Grand opening of Myra Canyon Trestles was held on July 6, 2008.

136.76 Frame trestle #18 55x10

137.16 Frame trestle #17 27x8

137.22 Frame trestle #16 27x12

137.27 Frame trestle #15 46x12

137.48 Frame trestle #14 73x12

137.73 Frame trestle #13 87x15

137.81 Frame trestle #12 24x10

137.96 Tunnel. 114

138.22 Frame trestle #11 132x24 This is the summit of the Carmi Subdivision at 1274 metres.

138.91 Tunnel. 84

139.03 Frame trestle #10 59x9

139.28 Klo Creek—East Fork Canyon Creek Bridge #9 111x48 This was originally a frame trestle, changed when CPR upgraded the line. The present bridge consists of five steel through-plate girder spans on steel towers. (The wooden deck was burnt off in the fire)

139.42 Frame trestle #8 73x21

139.80 Water tower The concrete foundation blocks are still here.

140.81 S-Curve frame trestle #7. 90x25

141.50 Pooley Creek—West Fork Canyon Creek Bridge #6 220x55 This is the longest and highest bridge in Myra Canyon. Originally a frame trestle, it was replaced in 1931-32 with steel. The bridge consists of twelve steel through-plate girder spans on steel towers. (The wooden deck was burnt off in the fire)

141.74 Frame trestle #5 23x3

141.89 Frame trestle #4 150x37

142.40 Frame trestle #3 82x9

142.6 The KVR was relocated, diverting a 142 metre-long trestle. Sections of the original trestle are still standing and the original grade is passable and worth exploring. (Condition of this trestle is unknown since the fire.)

144.0 Frame trestle #2 110x15

145.5 Frame trestle #1. 78x15

145.6 End of Myra Canyon

146.5 Ruth Station

155.7 Water Tower

157.5 Lorna Station

170.3 Chute Lake Wye

171.4 Chute Lake Station

Directions:

Many access points:

- above (Nouth) Naramata past Naramata Lake

- Above Kelowna (South) up Chute Lake Road or June Springs Road

- Above hiway 33 South on Gallagher Road and up a myiad of Forestry Roads.


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