Gravel Routes

There's fsr's and railbeds everywhere!

In a region full of mountains and a thriving forestry industry, the Kootenays are just covered in Forest Serevice Roads and old mining tracks.

kootenay map of the works


You want the works? Well, here it is! All the tracks, routes, and waypoints in one place. No better way to see the big picture, everything in one view. Way easier to plan that next ride, so get at it!

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a map Granby Whatshan Edgewood shelter bay

Granby / Whatshan / Shelter Bay Route

Want a way to get from Grand Forks to the Shelter Bay ferry avoiding all that pavement through Nakusp? Have we got the answer for you! Stellar gravel riding through the Granby, Edgewood, Whatshan Lake and along the West shore

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map of lemon Creek motorcycle route

Lemon Creek Route

Heading up Six Mile Lake and down Lemon Creek is a classic dual-sport ride. The typical loop is just up, down and back on the highway through the Slocan Valley. But…..there’s options!! Get the .gpx or .kml file via Gaia

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map of kootenay lake tourism motorcycle routes

Kootenay Lake Tourism

Welcome to the Kootenay Lake Region! There is so much amazing riding here to be had, both on and off-road. Here’s a selection of things you can ride, destinations to visit, and places to eat/drink/shop. Everything is rideable in either

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map of Farnham Glacier Motorcycle route

Farnham Glacier

Just West of Radium is the hidden gem that is the Farnham Glacier. Easily accessed most of the way by FSR, the last little bit gets a little spicy! There is a creek crossing that although isn’t extreme, it’s not

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Map to show Canadian Border Patrol motorcycle route

Canadian Border Patrol

Welcome to the Canadian Border Patrol! Almost 400km stretching from Osoyous to Creston, travelling on as much dirt and backroads as possible. Rideable in either direction, and many points to hop on or off depending on what else you want

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Map of boundary Lake bypass motorcycle route

Boundary Lake Bypass Route

Here’s a sneaky and scenic little bypass to get you from the Kootenay Summit to Creston. It takes you along just North of the border and gives the opportunity to stop or camp at Boundary Lake rec site.  Get the

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Map of Koch Creek Pass Motorcycle Route

Koch Creek Pass

The trip up over Koch Creek Pass is a local classic. Can be used as as a fun shortcut between Fauquier Ferry and Highway 6 in the Slocan Valley. Get the .gpx or .kml file via Gaia Gaia Tutorial on

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Old Cascade Highway Map

Old Cascade Highway

Old Cascade Highway is a gravel road sightseeing highway exploring the switchbacks, trails and wilderness scenery in the Monashee Mountain Range. The scenic highway goes by many names such as the Old Cascade Highway, Santa Rosa Road and the Old

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Pend-d'oreille motorcycle route map

Pend-d’Oreille River route

The Pend Oreille River is a tributary of the Columbia River, approximately 130 miles long, in northern Idaho and northeastern Washington in the United States, as well as southeastern British Columbia in Canada. In its passage through British Columbia its

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map of Castlegar - Christina Lake motorcycle route

Castlegar-Christina Lake Route

Do you like beautiful Lake views? Do you like groomed railbed gravel? Do you like getting around a mountain pass on the pavement? Do you like old railway trestles? But….are you afraid of the dark? Bulldog tunnel is almost a

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map of trout lake motorcycle route

Trout Lake Loop

Discover the Kootenays on a breathtakingly picturesque circle motorcycle tour through the heart of the Selkirks, a 390-kilometre loop that starts and ends in Nelson, B.C., with stops in New Denver, Nakusp and Kaslo. Get the .gpx or .kml file

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a map of the Buchanan Lookout tower motorcycle route

Buchanan Lookout

The Buchanan Lookout stands tall at 1,912 m (6,272 Ft) and offers stunning views of the Kootenay Lake, Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, Goat Range Provincial Park and the Purcell Mountains. Get the .gpx or .kml file via Gaia Gaia Tutorial

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a map of the motorcycle route to Lavina Lookout

Lavina Lookout

With one of the most spectacular 360degree views anywhere, put this one on the list. Get the .gpx or .kml file via Gaia Gaia Tutorial on using files Surface: 100% Gravel Distance: 12km  Access: Turn right on Argenta Road toward

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a map of the Grey Creek Pass motorcycle route

Gray Creek Pass

The climb to Gray Creek Pass is 5,000 ft of elevation gain in 16.5 km making it the highest dirt road in Canada! The 6,850 foot high Gray Creek Pass runs between Kootenay Lake on the west and Kimberly to

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