The Ribbons of Green Trails Society of Vernon, British Columbia, Canada is dedicated to the promotion and construction of walking, hiking and cycling trails, both on and
off-road within the Greater Vernon region.
Our Mission Statement states:
To promote and encourage the construction of trails located in the geographic area of the North Okanagan Regional District, for the purpose of non-motorized (except when used by the physically challenged) public use, and in particular, trails that:
Hiking Trails located in the Vernon Area
For a brief description and maps of local hiking trails, click on our link Trails & Maps of Vernon Area
The trail maps can be downloaded and printed.
Morning Star newspaper features monthly trail articles
The Morning Star, Vernon's local newspaper, features a new monthly column by the Ribbons of Green Trails Society which explores the numerous walking, hiking, and cycling opportunities in Vernon and area. Each month a different trail is presented.
To view published articles, click on our News link.
Vernon's Top 10 Hiking Trails
Tourism Vernon has compiled a list of their Top 10 hiking trails in the Vernon area.
Click here to access their website.
For photos and an overall map, click here
Okanagan Rail Trail Initiative
Imagine a community pathway from Vernon to Kelowna along the recently abandoned CN railway! This 47.9 km level route along spectacular lakeshores and rural and urban landscapes will be accessible for all ages and abilities!
Check out the Okanagan Rail Trail Impact Assessment Report which identifies and discusses the economic, environmental, transportation, and healthy living benefits (click here)
Greater Vernon Trails Plan 2013 - 2033
Ribbons of Green Trails Society has prepared this comprehensive plan which identifies existing and proposed trails. This plan focuses primarily on the needs of commuters and recreational trail users.
Click here here to view the Trails Plan
Suggest a hiking trail
Do you have an idea for a new hiking trail in the Vernon area? Please contact us!
Donate a Park Bench
Leave a Legacy. Click on our link: Commemorative Bench
Ribbons of Green Trails Society
#305, 3402 - 27 Avenue
Canada V1T 1S1
Phone: (250) 503-3221