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Nancy Greene Lake

An easy, forested hiking trail that loops around the lake. You’ll find beautiful views of the Rossland Range with Old Glory Mountain prominent in the distance.

Summary
Trailhead: Highway 3
Distance, round trip: 3.8km
Elevation: +0m
Season: April to November
Difficulty: Easy 
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Kaslo River Trail

The Kaslo River Trail is a fairy tale of a trail, winding along the burbling river and mossy banks. The main loop arcs over the river on two covered bridges, both painted an enchanting shade of red. Look for the magical “Koots” sculptures playing hide-and-seek among the boulders and enjoy the shady calm of the forest.

Summary
Trailhead: 5th St
Distance, round trip: 3.6km
Elevation: +90m
Season: early April to late November
Difficulty:  Easy
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Panther Lake

The trail to Panther Lake traces an old mining route as it climbs through big hemlock forests. The sub-alpine lake is a scenic destination, cradled beneath the ridges of the Three Sisters Peaks.

Summary
Trailhead: Sheep Creek FSR
Distance, round trip: 6.2km
Elevation: +349m
Season: early July to late September
Difficulty: Easy 
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Toad Mountain via Giveout Creek

Hiking Toad Mountain via Giveout Creek FSR leads you along a forested trail to access the summit from the northern ridge. The ridge line ascent is a little less scenic than the original trail from the Silverking mine, but much easier for hikers and vehicles alike! The summit of Toad offers epic views of the Nelson and surrounding peaks!

Summary
Trailhead: Giveout Creek FSR
Distance, round trip: 6.7km
Elevation: +370m
Season: early July to late September
Difficulty:  Easy

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Twin Peaks

A short meadowy ridge in the Bonnington Range. Twin Peaks is a scenic off-trail adventure for hikers who are prepared to navigate and route-find.

Summary
Trailhead: Munson FSR
Distance, round trip: 4.6km
Elevation: +333m
Season: late June to early October
Difficulty: Easy 
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Cody Caves Interpretive Loop

The main feature of Cody Caves Provincial Park is the network of limestone caves. But for those wishing to explore above the surface, a short trail loops along the forest floor with clues about the underground wonderland below.

Summary
Trailhead: Cody Caves Road
Distance, round trip: 2.6km
Elevation: +117m
Season: late May to early October
Difficulty: Easy 
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Salmo Ski Hill Trails

The trails at the Salmo Ski Hill flow up through the forest to big views over the valley. It’s a good outing for an easy day hike, but an even funner option for a trail run or bike ride!

Summary
Trailhead: Salmo Ski Hill Road
Distance, round trip: 6.7km
Elevation: +330m
Season: mid-May to late October
Difficulty: Easy 
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Smallwood Lookout

The Smallwood lookout boasts one of the biggest benches with one of the biggest views. It’s part of a large mountain bike trail network, but hiking the Smallwood ridge-line as an “out and back” is an easy option with lots of reward.

Summary
Trailhead: Garrity Creek FSR
Distance, round trip: 4.14km
Elevation: +153m
Season: mid-May to late October
Difficulty:  Easy
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Sproule Creek

A walk in the woods, a bubbling creek, several bridge crossings! What could be better? The Sproule Creek trail traces a historic wagon road up to an old mill site.

Summary
Trailhead: Sproule Creek Road
Distance, round trip: 9.86km
Elevation: +236m
Season: mid-April to early November
Difficulty:  Easy
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McPhee Waterfall Loop

Everyone loves a good waterfall! And Little McPhee Falls is a two-tiered beauty that roars during the spring melt and quiets to a mossy trickle in the fall. This forested trail can be extended into a nice loop above the Kootenay River.

Summary
Trailhead: McPhee Forest Service Road
Distance, round trip: 7.66km
Elevation: +215m
Season: mid-April to early November
Difficulty:  Easy
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