The Okanagan Valley is located in south-central British Columbia Canada. The valley is best known in B.C., Canada for its golf courses, sandy beaches, lake sports, farmer's markets, ski resorts and wineries. In fact the valley is the oldest wine producing region in BC, Canada!
The Okanagan Valley follows along the shores of a long chain of lakes - Okanagan Lake, Osoyoos Lake and Skaha Lake being the most popular. The other main lakes in the region include Vaseux, Wood, Kalamalka and Swan Lakes.
The Okanagan Valley provides an opportunity to enjoy many year round activities including water skiing, swimming, fishing, boating, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, golfing, birding, mountain biking, camping, downhill skiing, snowboarding... plus attractions like museums, spas, festivals and vineyards.
Some of the top sightseeing and beach destinations include City Park & Bertram Creek Regional Park (Kelowna); Lakawana Park, Sudbury Park & S.S. Sicamous (Penticton); Kal Beach & Ellison Provincial Park (Vernon); Pioneer Walkway & Cottonwood Park (Osoyoos); Antlers Beach & Hardy Falls (Peachland); Giants Head & Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park (Summerland); Rock Oven Park (Naramata); Indian Head & International Biking and Hiking Trail (Oliver).
Some of the top activity and adventure destinations include Big White, Myra Bellevue Provincial Park, Mission Creek Greenway Trail & Okanagan Mountain Park (Kelowna): Apex Mountain & Skaha Bluffs (Penticton); Silver Star Mountain & Bluenose Mountain Trail (Vernon); Canal Walkway (Osoyoos); Crystal Mountain (Westside); Okanagan Lake Provincial Park (Summerland); Mount Baldy (Oliver) and the very popular Historic Kettle Valley Rail Trail.