About North Kamloops
The main business section of the North Shore (The North side of the Thompson River).
Consisting of the majority of Businesses and shopping in the area.
The homes in most cases are smaller and older, but closer to the river you do find some amazing builds. Schubert drive which includes the Kamloops Rivers Trail has some very nice homes.
1821 saw the first fur trading post in Kamloops where the two rivers meet, The North and South Thompson. The railroad followed some 50 years later which brought the ability to ship logs from Kamloops south.
Pretty simple … the north side of Kamloops, The main hub for shopping is the downtown section of the North Shore. Bordered by streets such as Tranquille Rd and Fortune drive These two streets including Parkcrest ave are the routes to the Kamloops airport.
Parks, Parks and more Parks… The entrance to the North shore over the Overlander Bridge greets you with “Tournament Capital of Canada”. A rather big statement but I must give them the benefit of the doubt we have a lot of ball parks, soccer pitches, skate parks bike parks and the like. When the South and North Thompson river are down from August till spring the beach opens up for miles for dog walking, sail boarding and kite flying… don’t forget the sun bathing.
It is all here in the North shore of Kamloops. From Kamloops Safeway to Kamloops Wendy’s to North Shore Sushi and fast food. The Kamloops Northshore Starbucks is a hit as well as the North Shore Tim Hortons. The new north shore Library center is beautiful. The main shopping mall named North Hills mall with the other large mall being Fortune Shopping Center. Hotels include the Fortune Motel and the Holiday Inn Suites.