10 Things to Do in Merritt That You Shouldn't Miss

Discover the best top things to do in Merritt, Canada including Merritt Visitor Centre, Nicola Lake, Harmon Lake, Walk of Stars Murals, Nicola Valley Museum & Archives, Laurie Guichon Memorial Grasslands Interpretive Site, Merritt Library, Thompson-Nicola Regional Library, Rotary Park, Lions Memorial Park, Coldwater River Provincial Park.

1. Merritt Visitor Centre

2185 Voght Street, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1R6, Canada Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
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4.5 based on 55 reviews

Merritt Visitor Centre

Tourism Merritt is at the heart of the Nicola Valley. Whether you’re traveling to or through the City of Merritt, the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House is a great location to start your visit. You can find Merritt tourism information, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, or juice, and enjoy the lovely property which is especially vibrant in the spring and summer months. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Merritt, the staff at the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House can assist you with visitor information, finding accommodations, restaurants and local points of interest.

Reviewed By Gardiner W - Vancouver, CanadaVancouver, Canada

Lovely local help...

We did a quick popin to the Visitor Centre mainly to get some advice on eating spots locally. The staff (and I think a few friends who had dropped by) were genuinely helpful...even offering up a gratis glass of freshly made lemondate. I got the local map

2. Nicola Lake

Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Nicola Lake

Reviewed By Lyle--Sportvictoria - Victoria, CanadaVictoria, Canada

Great place to go for a swim

Location has a boat launch, picnic tables, washrooms, new wharf for swimming or fishing off of as well as just enjoying the views.Great place to take family for a nice outing.Stretching the legs of a long drive.A break for lunch.Safe area too.

3. Harmon Lake

Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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4 based on 5 reviews

Harmon Lake

Reviewed By HenryW991 - Homfray Creek, CanadaHomfray Creek, Canada

Really nice place

We came here in off season. There was still a bit of snow and the lake was frozen with some ice fisherman on it. There are many sites, all with good access. There are pit toilets in good shape. Every site has a fire ring and a picnic table. There is a sma

4. Walk of Stars Murals

Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 19 reviews

Walk of Stars Murals

Reviewed By garywing - Surrey, CanadaSurrey, Canada

a walk with the stars

We were in Merritt on our first stop on the Gold Country Geotourism adventures. We saw many of the murals as we strolled the streets geocaching. Very realistic paintings of many country/western music stars. Just a great way to liven up the streets for you

5. Nicola Valley Museum & Archives

1675 Tutill Court | Off Coldwater Ave. Behind Cooper's Foods, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1B8, Canada Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 18 reviews

Nicola Valley Museum & Archives

Reviewed By JWLichti - Edmonton, CanadaEdmonton, Canada

Museum is "just right"

This museum is a very thoughtfully put together display of collections. You can learn a great deal of history in a short amount of time, without being overwhelmed with information. The area is rich with a lively past and amazing people. Don't forget to op

6. Laurie Guichon Memorial Grasslands Interpretive Site

Highway 5A, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails More
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5 based on 4 reviews

Laurie Guichon Memorial Grasslands Interpretive Site

Reviewed By mini - Fremont, CaliforniaFremont, California

Unique Grassland Area for Wiildlife Viewing - Laurie Guichon Memorial Grasslands Interpretive Site

We were driving and saw the signs for Laurie Guichon Memorial Grasslands. There are various signs once you get there describing the grasslands, as well as the wildlife. It also educates one about the watershed. It is near Merritt, British Columbia.The gra

7. Merritt Library, Thompson-Nicola Regional Library

1691 Garcia Street | Just across the road from the Railyard shopping centre, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1B8, Canada Traveler Resources, Libraries
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5 based on 2 reviews

Merritt Library, Thompson-Nicola Regional Library

In the heart of downtown Merritt, we offer free wifi and internet access to travelers and residents alike. A variety of free programming for all ages is available. Come and see our rail inspired library and the model train inside!

Reviewed By Jayneekinsd - Coquitlam, CanadaCoquitlam, Canada

A place to relax

A nice small town library with very friendly staff! Nicely decorated, welcoming both by staff and the environment.

8. Rotary Park

1990 Maxwell Ave, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Playgrounds
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5 based on 2 reviews

Reviewed By lstacey2016 - Fort St. John, CanadaFort St. John, Canada

Splash park

our grandson had a fantastic time in the splash park, there are lots of trees for shade and lots of picnic table. The washrooms were very well kept and clean

9. Lions Memorial Park

2408 Voght, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1H2, Canada Nature & Parks, Gardens, Bodies of Water
Excellent
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4 based on 5 reviews

Lions Memorial Park

Reviewed By Thelma B

Picnic time.

We found this delightful little Park on our way to our hotel n Merritt. After booking in we decided to picnic in the park instead of having dinner indoors somewhere. The weather was perfect and after gathering some snacks we returned to the park.There was

10. Coldwater River Provincial Park

50 km south of Merritt on Highway #5, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks
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2.5 based on 2 reviews

Reviewed By 548cyg - Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich, Switzerland

da ist nichtsmehr zu sehen

wir haben mit dem wohnmobil angehalten ausser einer alten zugbrücke und einer informationstafel ist nichtsmehr zu erkennen!!! schade

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