Cherry Creek is located approximately 15 minutes west of the Kamloops city centre. Cherry Creek is the area near the intersection of the Coquihalla highway and the #1 highway and reaches as far as Savona and Tobiano. Cherry Creek consists mainly of homes on small to large acreages. There is also one mobile home park in the area.
Cherry Creek is also the home of the New Gold (New Afton) mine located minutes off of the Coquihalla Highway on the Trans Canada Highway #1. Homes and properties are not very close to New Gold therefore the mine does not pose any problems for the residents.
The closest major shopping is a 10-15 minute drive from Cherry Creek. Costco, Superstore, Save on Foods, Safeway, Aberdeen Mall, Rona, many restaurants and specialty shops are within this short drive. Cherry Creek also has a small gas station/convenience store on the Trans Canada Highway.
Students are required to take a bus to school from Cherry Creek. Elementary students attend Dufferin Elementary School and Highschool students attend either Sahali Secondary or South Kamloops Secondary. Click here to view the School District 73 website.
Cherry Creek is very close to many recreational activities. Tobiano, a large and very popular golf course is within 10 to 15 minutes of Cherry Creek. There are also many city amenities close by such as the Tournament Capital Centre which features a public pool, gymnastics centre, work out facility and much more. There is also many opportunities for outdoor activities in the Cherry Creek area such as snowshoeing, hiking, dirt biking, boating (on Kamloops Lake) and more .
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