Central Okanagan Walks & Trails

Central Okanagan Trails and Walks

North Kelowna-Lake Country (Winfield)

TRAIL

DIFFICULTY

LENGTH

ATTRACTION

Mill Creek

Regional Park

Kelowna

Easy   walk
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2.9 km

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Peaceful forested stream-side setting, small waterfall, birds & flowers.

Stephens Coyote Ridge Regional Park, Kelowna

Moderate hike

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3.2 km

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Lightblue Lake, arid vegetation of dry mid-elevation plateau, grasslands, some coniferous & deciduous trees

Glenmore Highlands-Wilden

Easy stroll around ponds

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1.5 km

loop

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Scenic pond walk in residential area

High Rim Trail, Beaver Lk Rd-Postill Lk Rd

Intermediate hike
Access off of gravel roads.

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5.5 km

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Plateau edge forest hike with occasional valley views, Douglas Fir-Lodgepole Pine forest, some wildflowers May-July

East Kelowna

Black Knight Mountain

Kelowna, Hwy 33

Moderate walk along Pyman Rd.

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11.0 km

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Wonderful views of Kelowna and entire central valley, grasslands, mountains, deer, raptors, possibly badger.

High Rim Trail, Philpott Rd to Mission Crk

Joe Rich, Hwy 33

Moderate hike

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3.0 km

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Walk on old road through mature trees to Mission Creek, wildflowers. Interesting vegetation varies from dry to wet.

Myra Canyon

Myra-Bellevue Prov. Park

Almost flat, easy hike/bike

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10.0 km

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18 trestles & 2 tunnels in a picturesque setting. Wildflowers, Golden-mantled Ground Squirrels

South Kelowna

Lower Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park

Primarily intermediate trails

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1-10 km

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Open forest with some rock outcrops, Hidden Lake. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding. Many trails to choose from, most looping.

Little White Mountain

Crawford Falls

Advanced, strenuous hikes, well worth the effort

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20 km

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5.2 km

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Little White Mtn. summit=2171 m (7,122 ft), Crawford Lake, abundant wildflowers June-early August, exceptional views of Okanagan Lake, Monashees, Big White & Greyback Mtns. Bring water, very remote.

Wild Horse Canyon in Okanagan Mtn. Provincial Park

Intermediate hike, some short steep sections

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12 km
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Very scenic with 2 ponds in wide canyon, bighorn sheep, deer, mountain goat, black bear, rattlesnake, rubber boa, varied bird & plant species. Take lots of water, remote.

Woodhaven Regional Park

Kelowna

Flat stroll

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1 km

loop
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Short, flat interpretive nature trail, varied plants, trees, birds.

West Kelowna/Westbank-Peachland-Westside Road

TRAIL

DIFFICULTY

LENGTH

ATTRACTION

Gellatly Bay

West Kelowna

Flat stroll

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2.8 km
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Beautiful lakeshore stroll on Okanagan Lake, between Rotary Beach Park & Powers Point Park, waterfowl in bay. Dogs on leash OK.

Bear Creek Canyon Rim Trail

Westside Road

Moderate-steep in places

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2.5 km
loop

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Interesting rock formations, tranquil creek setting with diverse trees, vegetation & birds

Hardy Falls

Peachland

Easy walk

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2.0 km
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Picturesque creek stroll across many bridges, ending at a waterfall. Kokanee spawn in September. Just south of Peachland.

Pincushion Ridge

Peachland

Moderate to steep-long uphill hike

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3.5 km
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Exceptional vistas of Peachland, Okanagan Lake and Okanagan Mountain.

Interesting route.

Rose Valley Regional Park reservoir loop

Moderately long uphill intermediate

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6.0 km loop
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Great views of Kelowna, Knox Mtn and   Okanagan Lake, Rose Valley Reservoir and dry lowland forest , Mcdougall Ridge

Kalamoir

Regional Park Sunnyside Rd-Casa Loma, W. Kelowna

Easy terrain & hike with several short steep sections

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4.2 km
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Beautiful natural upper lakeshore hike, views of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna & east valley mountains, wildflowers, birds.

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