Pacific Forest Rally
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Pacific Forest Rally in Nicola Valley Merritt BC begins September 26, 2019. Specifically the Pacific Forest Rally (PFR) attracts rally teams from Canada and the U.S. Subsequently compete with production-based cars on Nicola Valley’s rough challenging gravel roads.

Crystal Shawanda – Canadian Singer
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Academy Award winner Buffy Sainte-Marie’s audacious attitude to life on and off the stage has inspired people around the world for over five decades. Buffy Sainte-Marie is truly a Country Music Icon.

Crystal Shawanda – Canadian Singer
Crystal Shawanda – Canadian Singer
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“Dawn of a New Day”(Crystal’s name in Ojibwe)

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Merritt BC Canada adventures and activities are nestled in the centre of the Nicola Valley where the Nicola and Coldwater rivers meet. The region is decorated with hundreds of wilderness lakes, rolling grassland fields, hills, trails, backcountry roads and ranchlands. This is cowboy country. Home to cowboy hats, western boots, country music and backcountry adventures.

Nicola Valley Summer Adventures and Things To Do In Merritt, BC

There are hundreds of lakes in the backcountry hills of Merritt, BC. Some easy access, some require an off road vehicle. Many of the Nicola Valley lakes attract adventures like fishing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, birdwatching, off roading, camping, horseback riding, wind surfing, boating, water skiing and swimming during the summer months. Some of the lakes, the more popular ones, provide drive-in wilderness campsites. 

Merritt Winter Adventures and Things To Do in the Nicola Valley

In the winter people enjoy cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and snowshoeing. Trails in the Helmer Lake area north of Merritt are designated for snowmobiling while cross country skiers like the Kane Valley XC ski trails south of town. The neighbouring Coquihalla Highway which intersects with Merritt is a top snowmobile destination in the province making Merritt BC an ideal base camp for those snowmobiling adventures.

Merritt BC Parks and Trails and Nicola Valley Places of Interest

Some of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region include Central Park, Helmer Lake Park, Lily Lake, Lundbom Lake, Marquart Lake, Gwen Lake and Nicola Lake.  Nicola, Marquart and Lundbom Lakes are the easy-access lakes in the region. The others are hidden in the backcountry accessed by gravel roads. 

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