Why You Should Visit Kamloops’ Riverside Park


You might be sitting at home on a boring day, thinking about what to do. Yet, being a student, maybe you do not want to spend money, or maybe you might not want to be too far away from your current place of residence. If you can relate to this, then why not try heading to Riverside Park?

Riverside Park is not too far from campus, is located Downtown. It is a great place to spend some time outdoors, enjoy nature and the sunny Kamloops weather. If you’re in the mood for swimming, then this is the perfect place to do so in Kamloops! No, it is not a beach, but having a nice time swimming in the river is a great and cheap alternative!

Not in the mood for swimming? No problem! You can always enjoy a nice picnic with some friends! Bring along a blanket for all to enjoy sitting on the grass and of course, do not forget your own food. Now, no need to panic if you arrived at the park and forgot to bring a meal or snacks because you can always buy something at the park’s concession stand. From tasty hot dogs to refreshing beverages, you can find it all here!

Or maybe you prefer to just drop by the park and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There are many benches around the park where you can just sit back and relax. Additionally, if you’re in the mood for taking pictures, then there is a pier where you can take some amazing photos. So, if photography is your thing, then this is the perfect place to take some snaps!

From time to time, Riverside Park will be the host of many great events, which usually take place near The Rotary Bandshell stage. These events are usually free, you only need to pay for food and beverages, and it is a perfect place to hang out and meet some new people. Undoubtedly, the events that take place here are highly recommended, so definitely be on the lookout for upcoming ones! 

These are just some of the fun activities that can take place at Riverside Park, so come along and enjoy it!