Welcome to BC's Friendliest City and Canada's Tournament Capital! Blending energizing recreational opportunities with a culture of warm, welcoming people, Kamloops is an amazing place for any visitor to let loose and just play. Kamloops is a city in south central British Columbia in Canada, located at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River near Kamloops Lake. With its vast, rugged landscape, Kamloops has an extensive list of outdoor activites for visitors to choose from: Mountain biking, Wildlife viewing, Rock hounding, Hiking and so much more. With 100+ lakes in the area, and the North Thompson and South Thompson rivers meeting in the heart of the city, Kamloops is an ideal location for activities like: Fly fishing, Ice fishing, Water sports, swimming and much more. Kamloops is Canada's Most Diverse Golf Destination. With over 2,000 hours of sunshine each year, all of our seasons are perfect for escaping to the outdoors. Spring starts early, to the delight of golfers and boaters. Summer is hot and sunny with warm days extending well into autumn. And with our endless blue skies and famous dry powder, winter in Kamloops is a snowy, playtime paradise. Kamloops is home to an incredibly diverse landscape of sagebrush-covered hills, ravines, wide open grasslands, rugged mountains, forested valleys and pristine lakes. With its mix of unique shops, historic buildings, tree-lined streets and brick sidewalks, the downtown area is the heart and soul of our city. Kamloops is the premier host centre for tournaments, cultural events, high performance training camps, and national and international competitions.