The City of Kamloops is located on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory, situated within the unceded ancestral lands of the Secwépemc Nation. Kamloops, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada, is the third-largest city in the province and is situated at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers. The municipality is known for its natural beauty, with many opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, biking, skiing, and fishing. It is surrounded by mountains and has over 100 parks, including Riverside Park, which features a beach, playgrounds, and walking trails. The nearby Lac Du Bois Grasslands Protected Area is a popular spot for hiking and bird-watching.
Besides its natural attractions, Kamloops is also known for its cultural offerings. The Kamloops Art Gallery is a popular destination for art lovers. The city is home to several museums, including the Kamloops Museum and Archives and the Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park, which present the history and culture of the Secwépemc people. Kamloops is also known for its annual events and festivals, including the Kamloops Pow Wow, which celebrates Indigenous culture and traditions, and the Kamloops Cowboy Festival, which features music, poetry, and other performances by cowboys and cowgirls.