Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail

The Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail is located in Splatsin unceded territory of the Secwépemc Nation. Splatsin Kukpi7 (Chief) and the Council of the Splatsin are working together with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District and the Regional District of North Okanagan and municipal leaders to develop the entire 50 km abandoned Sicamous-to-Armstrong rail corridor in South Central British Columbia, as a continuous non-motorized multi-use path for walking & cycling. Purpose: to construct the km 0.0 – 42.6 section of the Rail Trail activating 42.6 kms of active transportation and recreational greenway for walking and bicycling within Splatsin the Secwépemc territory.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Latest update

August 4, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Infrastructure Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail - July 4, 2023


Infrastructure Canada
Theresa Comeau, Environmental Review Officer
Telephone: 343-542-6860

  • Location

    • Splatsin First Nation (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Splatsin Indian Band
  • Authorities

    • Infrastructure Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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