Distance: Up to 15 km
Time: 30 min – 3 hrs
Elevation Gain: N/A
Elevation Loss: N/A

Technical Rating: Beginner
Physical Rating: Easy
Season: March – November
Permit Required: No

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Most riders refer to the Pemberton Valley trails as gnarly, technical and challenging to ride. For the most part they are right, as Pemberton offers up technically challenging and very committing trails. However, what most people don’t realize is that there are also some incredibly scenic and family oriented trails located in and around town. These trails are referred to as the Pemberton Townsite trails and include the Valley Loop and the Pemberton Creek Trail which provides direct access to the One Mile Lake beach. Families will find the Pemberton Townsite trails great for a morning or afternoon outing with their tikes. The combination of wide gravel roads, scenic pathways and short sections of beginner to intermediate singletrack, make these trails a delight to explore. Head out with your family or your partner and take a tour of the majestic valley using these trails if you’re looking for a leisurely spin/walk/jog. Most of the trails can be ridden on a townie (town bike) and offer very little elevation gain. The trails are all very scenic and for the mast part easy to navigate. Enjoy the incredible beauty of the surrounding mountains and take in the tranquil scenery of the valley. When exploring these trails you’ll find access to the Lillooet River’s banks and you’ll be able to visit the horses and a variety of farms animals found along many of the routes. All of the Townsite trails may be accessed directly from town at various access points. And as a reminder, please respect all trail signs as many of the trails traverse private land.

For a full description of each of the trails located in the Townsite network, please scroll down below the photos and click on the link for the individual trail page.

TRAILHEAD | N50 19.059 W122 47.926 (PORTAGE RD)

The Pemberton Townsite trails are located in and within the vicinity of the Town of Pemberton. For specific access points to these trails, please visit the individual trail pages listed below the photos.

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Pemberton Townsite Trails

Featured Townsite Trail

Valley Loop: The featured trail in the area is the Valley Loop. The Valley Loop is a 7.8 km trail which combines several gravel roads with a short section of moderate singletrack, forming a loop around the outskirts of Pemberton.