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A Late Winter Jaunt Around McArthur Island

The weather has been absolutely beautiful lately, so it’s time to get the youngsters out to explore the world around them. One of our favorite places to explore is McArthur Island, a 2.3-3.1 km loop that is stroller friendly with plenty of places to stop and play along the way.

I took my 4 year old earlier this week. Armed with her own pair of binoculars, we set out on our adventure at the McArthur Island Sports & Events Centre, walking in the counter-clockwise direction past the Xeriscape Garden.

McArthur Island is more than just baseball diamonds and soccer fields – this urban park has a well established trail system offering 360 degrees of views from anywhere in the park.


Were we successful in finding any birds or wildlife in general?

Absolutely! Not only was my daughter excited about stumbling Continue reading A Late Winter Jaunt Around McArthur Island

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!