Giants Head is a mountain destination with excellent views located in the Okanagan Valley community of Summerland, British Columbia, Canada. Giants Head Mountain was once a volcano. Now... today it is a natural landmark easily viewed from the community.
Hiking to the 910 metre peak of the mountain is rewarding. There is a viewpoint located at the top providing views of the community of Summerland, Naramata, Okanagan Lake, vineyards, orchards... and landmarks like the Trout Creek Bridge, Kettle Valley Rail Trail and Okanagan Mountain Park.
Giants Head Mountain Park is a popular destination for sightseers and hikers. Parking is available near the top. It is a well maintained park with picnic tables, viewing benches and washrooms. The picnic area is as far as you can go with a car.
From the picnic park there are two rough hiking trails leading to the peak of Giants Head Mountain. One trail (15 minutes) is a challenging hike leading straight up to the summit while the second trail (25 minutes) is longer hike with switchbacks leading up to the summit.
Giants Head Mountain Park, Summerland, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
How To Get To: Giants Head Mountain ParkTravel on Hwy #97 into Summerland, BC. Look for Prairie Valley Rd. near downtown and turn. Continue on Prairie Valley Rd. and turn south onto Giant’s Head Rd and then west onto Milne Rd. Continue following the Giant’s Head Park signs.