Where to Golf
Coquihalla Country Route ATTRACTIONS
MERRITT ‘Country with Attitude’ MERRITT • “A lake a day as long as you stay” • Back Country Horsemen Rendevous • Country Music Hall of Fame • Canadian Rally Championships • Country Music Walk of Stars • Cruisers & Vintage Car Show & Shine • Country Music Murals Project • Farmers' Market • Courthouse Art Gallery • Golf Tournaments • Cross Country Skiing • Little Britches Rodeo • Douglas Lake Ranch • Merritt Art Walk • Fishing, Boating, Camping • Merritt Country Christmas • Historic Baillie Property • Merritt Country Run • Horseback Riding 5k, 10k & Half Marathon • Indian Digs & Pictographs • Merritt Speedway • Interpretive Grasslands Site • Music in the Park • Kettle Valley Railway Trail • Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo • Mountain Biking, Hiking • Nicola Valley Dog Show • Nicola Valley Museum • Nicola Valley Fall Fair • Rally Car Races • Pacific Forest Rally - Off Road Race • Ranch Tours • Rockin' River Music Fest • Snowmobiling • Slow Pitch Tournaments • Spius Creek Salmon Hatchery Merritt is the heart of the Nicola Valley, and is surrounded by hundreds of lakes and rivers. An ideal spot for the avid fisherman or boating enthusiast. Spend an afternoon at the Country Music Hall of Fame and then check out the many Country Legend Murals on buildings around town. Travelling east along Highway 97C, Coquihalla Connector, towards Peachland will bring you past the Pennask Summit, the highest spot on this tour at 5,669 feet.
Sage Brush Route
CHAMPIONSHIP COURSES Fairview Mountain Golf Club, Oliver Merritt Golf & Country Club, Merritt Nk'Mip Canyon Desert Golf, Oliver Osoyoos Golf Club, Osoyoos Penticton Golf & Country Club, Penticton Princeton Golf Club, Princeton Twin Lakes Golf Resort, Kaleden Skaha Meadows Golf, Penticton Sonora Dunes Golf Course - Osoyoos - 250-495-4653 Summerland Golf Club, Summerland
Similkameen Country Route
From Keremeos travel north along Hwy 3A to make your way to Penticton. You will pass Olalla, a friendly, small farming and ranching town. A short ways from here is a great spot for fishing at Yellow Lake. Continue along the winding road and you will come to Hwy 97, head north past Kaleden and along Skaha Lake to Penticton.
OKANAGAN FALLS PRINCETON
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Land of the Lakes Route
A more adventurous route from Princeton to Merritt is north along Hwy 5A. Watch for wildlife as you pass by hundreds of lakes just waiting to be fished. As you get closer to Merritt there are rolling hills covered in bunch wheat grass, home to dozens of ranches.
From Osoyoos head west towards Princeton on Hwy 3. Along the way you will follow the Similkameen River, which carries placer gold. Keremeos is filled with agriculture, from fruit and wines to honey and gardens. Stroll along a friendly small town Main Street, take in a rodeo, and enjoy the bountiful fruit and vegetable harvest while you are here. As you continue along Hwy 3 you will pass the historic town Hedley, once a thriving mining town. While in Hedley visit the Heritage Museum or take a tour of the recently restored Mascot Mine. Princeton has many attractions awaiting you any time of the year. Horseback trail riding, gold panning, fishing, biking and snowmobiling are just some of the activities you will find here.
EXECUTIVE COURSES Pine Hills Golf Club, Penticton - 250-492-5731 St. Andrews-By-The-Lake, Kaleden Sumac Ridge Golf Club, Summerland Wow Golf Club, Penticton - 250-492-8814
Boundary Country Route
For more information on a community event or attraction please contact the Chamber of Commerce or Visitor Centre in each community. Hedley Visitor Centre 250-292-8787 Keremeos Visitor Centre 250-499-5225 Merritt Chamber 250-378-5634 Merritt Tourist/Visitor Info Booth 250-378-0349 Merritt BC Visitor Centre 250-315-1342 Okanagan Falls Visitor Centre 250-497-6260 Oliver Visitor Centre TF: 844-896-3300 778-439-2363 Destination Osoyoos 250-495-5070 Osoyoos BC Visitor Centre 250-495-5410 Peachland Visitor Centre 250-767-2455 Penticton Visitor Centre TF: 800-663-5052 250-276-2170 Penticton Chamber 778-476-3111 Princeton Visitor Centre 250-295-0235 South Okanagan Chamber 250-498-6321 Summerland Visitor Centre 250-494-2686 Thompson Okanagan Connector V. C. 250-767-6679
PRINCETON • Bird & Wildlife Viewing • Canoeing, Fishing & Camping • China Ridge - Cross Country Skiing & Mountain Bike Trails • Cycle the Kettle Valley Railway • Fossil Collection at Museum • Gold & Coal Deposits • Gold Panning & Rock Hounding • Gold Rush Trails • Historical Sites in: - Granite Creek, Coalmont, Blakeburn & Tulameen • Historic Cement Factory Ruins at Princeton Castle Resort • Horseback Riding • Manning Park • Mountain Biking • Princeton Museum • Skateboard Park • Snowmobiling • Trans Canada Trail • Waterskiing & Tubing HEDLEY • Hedley Museum • Mascot Gold Mine - 3000’ above village • Stamp Mill Site • Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking • Wildlife Viewing KEREMEOS • Fruit Stand Capital • Agri-Tours • Ashnola River Recreation • Cathedral Provincial Park • Gold Panning & Rock Hounding • Grist Mill & Gardens - Waterwheel Driven Flour Mill • Historic Red Bridge • Keremeos Columns Prov. Park • Keremeos Museum • Orchard Blossom Honey 250-499-2821 • Tree to Me 250-499-9271
PRINCETON • Christmas Light Up • Curling Bonspiels • Fat Dog 120 Endurance Race • Garden Club Annual Plant Sale • Golf Tournaments • Halloween Family Fun Night • Princeton & District Fall Fair • Princeton Motorsport Weekend • Princeton Rodeo • Princeton Car Show & Shine • Traditional Music Festival • Tulameen Family Days • Tulameen Winter Carnival • Wine Fest HEDLEY • Farmers' Markets • Hedley Stamp Mill Days KEREMEOS • Bull Riding & Barrel Racing • Chopaka Rodeo • Christmas Light Up • Elks Rodeo and Parade • Grist Mill Events • Kars under the ‘K’ • Similkameen Sizzle Pepper Festival • Similkameen BBQ King • Taste of Our Valley
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation across the country. From local and community events to national celebrations, there are plenty of ways to get involved and celebrate all that makes us who we are as a country. www.canada.ca/150
Enjoy a memorable day, week or month.
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• Right on the Trans Canada Trail • Walking Trails • 110 Acre Resort • Banquet Hall • Pedal Boats & Kayaks • Games Area
LOG CHALETS - Full Amenities Kitchen (some with Jetted Tub) CAMPGROUND (Seasonal)
Rooms in our LOG LODGE Country decor, Jetted Tubs, TV/DVD.
Princeton Castle Resort
• Historical Ruins • Doll Museum (Over 1000 dolls) • Golf Nearby • Snowmobile & X-Country Skiing Nearby
Ideal for Romantic Getaways, Weddings Birthdays & Reunions.
Toll Free: 1-888-228-8881 Tel: 250-295-7988 • Fax: 250-295-7208
www.castleresort.com • email@example.com 5 Minutes from Princeton, located at: 375 Rainbow Lake Road, Princeton, B.C. V0X 1W0
Keremeos, Merritt, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos, Peachland, Penticton, Princeton, Rock Creek & Summerland A Town Directory Publication
Circle Tour Drive Times Princeton to Penticton Princeton to Osoyoos Peachland to Osoyoos Keremeos to Princeton Keremeos to Penticton Oliver to Osoyoos Osoyoos to Keremeos Merritt to Peachland Merritt to Princeton Rock Creek to Osoyoos
1.3 hrs. 1.3 hrs. 1.5 hrs. 45 min. 35 min. 20 min. 30 min. 1 hr. 40 min. 45 min.
Due to weather, road conditions and routes taken these times may vary.
Winery Tours & Tastings
OSOYOOS OSOYOOS • Anarchist Mountain View Point • Baldy's Chair Festival • Canada’s Warmest Fresh Water Lake • Blue Grass Country Festival • Desert Park Recreation • Cactus Jalopies Desert Wine Cruise Facility & Equestrian Centre • Cherry Fiesta & Parade • 2 Desert Sites • Meadowlark Festival - Osoyoos Desert • Osoyoos Sailing Club Regatta Centre 250-495-2470 • Oyster Festival - Nk’Mip Desert Cultural • Romancing the Desert Centre 250-495-7901 • Spring & Fall Wine Festivals • Lakeshore Drive Pathway • Winter in Wine Country • Osoyoos Desert Model • Wine Country Drag Racing Railroad 250-495-6842 ROCK CREEK • Osoyoos Irrigation Canal Trail • Boogie Bash • Osoyoos Museum • Ponderosa Arts & Music Festival • Packing House • Sky High Blues Festival • Pioneer Walkway • Rock Creek Boundary Fall Fair • Roadside Fruit Stands • Skate Board Park • Spotted Lake • sẁiẁs (Haynes Point Wetlands) ROCK CREEK • Baldy Mountain Ski Resort • Canyon Bridge (Bridesville) • Canyon Creek Ranch • Canyon Tours • Dewdney Trail Canyon Crossing • Fishing, Camping • Fruit Stands • Gold Panning McKinney Creek • Gold Panning & Rock Hounding • Guided Kettle River Tours • Kettle River • KVR - Trans Canada Trail • Rock Mines & Shop Osoyoos has the warmest fresh water lake in Canada, Lake Osoyoos. This attracts the outdoor enthusiast who likes boating, fishing and swimming. Osoyoos has two desert sites. Osoyoos Desert Centre offers daily tours along the 3 km boardwalk complete with 3 interpretive kiosks and exhibitions. Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre has a new interpretive centre and theatre along with hands-on exhibits, desert tours, programs and displays. Rock Creek is east along Hwy #3. Try your hand at gold panning at the Canyon Creek Ranch or maybe cycle the Trans Canada Trail which runs through Rock Creek. Fishing, camping, horseback riding, hiking and wildlife viewing are just a few of the many other outdoor activities found in the Rock Creek area.
Beginning in Penticton, head south on Hwy 97 towards Osoyoos. It is a scenic drive as you wind along past Skaha Lake to Okanagan Falls. As you near Oliver, you will pass Vaseux Lake (a bird watchers paradise) and McIntyre Bluff. Between Oliver and Osoyoos the valley is full of vineyards and orchards full of fresh fruit.
SOUTH OKANAGAN • Over 100 Award-Winning Wineries • Golfers Paradise - 14 Golf Courses PENTICTON • En'owkin Centre • Float River Channel • Giant Peach Concession • Hiking & Biking Trails • Hoodoo Adventures 250-492-3888 • Japanese Garden • Kid’s Playworld & Splash Park • Kiwanis Walking Pier • Leir House Cultural Centre • Ogopogo - Legendary Lake Monster • Munson Mountain View Point • Paddleboarding • Penticton Museum 250-490-2451 • Rose Garden • Sandy Beaches • Skaha Bluffs - Rock Climbing • Skateboard Park • SS Sicamous Marine Museum 250-492-0403 • Trans Canada Trail • World’s Largest Sundial OKANAGAN FALLS • Okanagan Falls Museum/Bassett House • Bird Watching • Hiking, Cycling • Spray Park OLIVER ‘Wine Capital of Canada’ • Area 27 Motorsports Park • Balancing Rock - McKinney Rd. • Big Horn Sheep • Bird Sanctuary (Vaseux Lake) • Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking • Cross Country Skiing • Hike & Bike Oliver’s Back Country • International Hike & Bike Trail • Kinsmen Water Park • McIntyre Bluff & Pictographs • Oliver Archives • Oliver Museum • Roadside Fruit Stands • Skateboard Park
Okanagan Wine & Golf
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West Kelowna Ciao Bella First Estate Working Horse Hainle & Deep Creek
SOUTH OKANAGAN • Spring and Fall Wine Festivals PENTICTON • Bridge Tournament • Challenge Penticton Triathlon • Christmas Craft Faire • CrossFit Competition • Dragon Boat Festival • Elvis Festival • GranFondo Axel Merckx • Meadowlark Festival • Okanagan Fest of Ale • Okanagan Hockey School • Peach City Beach Cruise • Peach Classic Triathlon • Penticton Peach Festival • Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival • Penticton ITU Triathlon • Penticton Scottish Festival • RibFest • Rotary Wheels Car Show • Santa Claus Parade • Square Dance Festival • Ultra 520K Canada Triathlon OKANAGAN FALLS • 4-H Club Cattle Show & Drive • Okanagan Falls Days - Parade & BBQ • Skaha at the Falls Show & Shine OLIVER • Baldy Mountain Ski Resort • Cask & Keg Festival • Festival of the Grape OSOYOOS WINERIES • Freak'n Farmer Obstacle Race • Moon Curser Vineyards 250-495-5161 • Garlic Festival PENTICTON WINERIES • BC Wine Info Centre 250-490-2006 • Half Corked Marathon • Hockey Tournaments • Bench 1775 Winery 250-490-4965 • Meadowlark Festival PENTICTON DISTILLERIES • Old Order Distilling Co. 778-476-2210 • Music in the Park & Market • Oliver 3K & 10K Race • Maple Leaf Spirits 250-493-0180 • Oliver Half Iron & WCOC Triathlon SUMMERLAND WINERIES • Paint Dash 5K Colour Run • Back Door Winery 250-800-1199 • Pig Out • Dirty Laundry 250-494-8815 • Sunshine Festival & Parade • Sleeping Giant 250-494-0377 • Winter in Wine Country • Sonoran Estate 250-494-9323
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Lake Country Ancient Hill
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PEACHLAND • 11 kms of Beach Front • Eight-sided Church - (Peachland Museum) • Hardy Falls • Heritage Park & Lakeside Park • Hiking Trails • Horseback Riding • Parrot Island Sanctuary • Peachland Little Schoolhouse • Rattlesnake Island • Spawning Kokanee SUMMERLAND • Agricultural Research Station • Art Gallery • Boating, Fishing & Swimming • Downtown Walking Tour • Fruit Stands & Orchard Tours • Giant’s Head Mountain • Great Beaches • Self-Guided Heritage Tours • Hiking Trails • Kettle Valley Steam Railway 250-494-8422 • Llama Adventures • Museum • Ornamental Gardens • Summerland Museum • Summerland Sweets • Sunoka Beach • Trout Hatchery • Trans Canada Trail
PEACHLAND • Bat Chat at Visitor Centre • Canada Day Activities & Parade • Christmas Craft Fair • Christmas Light Up & Parade • Family Glow Run • Farmers' & Crafters' Market • Peachland Art Show • Peachland Beach Run 3, 5 & 10K • Peachland Fall Fair • Peachland Half-Marathon & 10K • Peachland Triathlon • Polar Bear Run/Walk • Polar Bear Swim • Rattlesnake Island Swim • Rubber Ducky Race • World of Wheels Car Show SUMMERLAND • Action Festival & Parade • Endless Summer Show n' Shine • Farm & Craft Markets • Festival of Lights • Freeride Longboard Competition • Giant's Head Run • GranFondo Axel Merckx • KVSR Train Robbery • Man of Steel Triathlon • Polar Bear Swim • Spring & Fall Wine Festivals • Summerland Bluegrass Festival • Ultra520K Canada Championship
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Peachland is a picturesque community nestled on the hills above Okanagan Lake. Activities such as swimming, boating, fishing or simply walking along the 11 km of beachfront can be enjoyed by all. As you head south on Hwy 97 you will come upon the quaint town of Summerland. Jump on board the Kettle Valley Steam Railway for a journey into the past, take a quiet walk on the beach or hike up Giant’s Head Mountain, there is something for everyone to see and do. As you travel south again you will reach Penticton, known best for its peaches and beaches and now for its festivals and Triathlons.
Noble Ridge Estate
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More Wine Country
Maverick Gold Hill Lake Golf La Stella Nk’Mip Cellars Blue Sky 3 Moon Curser Bordertown
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Kettle Valley Steam Railway Summerland
“The Okanagan’s Heritage Railway” Book online kettlevalleyrail.org or call 1-877-494-8424 18404 Bathville Road, Summerland, BC
Summerland is the perfect setting for a truly relaxing vacation or visit. An integral part of the Okanagan experience, Summerland’s natural beauty and small town warmth are a KETTLE VALLEY haven for the visitor who craves outdoor recreation, agri-tour- RAILWAY OKANAGAN ism opportunities and rich cultural activities. LAKE Heritage attractions include the historic Kettle Valley Steam Railway, which operates May through October; or you can tour the exquisite Ornamental Gardens, and the Agriculture Museum, which are located at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre. TROUT SUMMERLAND Another “must see” historic feature in Summerland is the reCREEK decked 1913 Trout Creek Canyon Bridge. Experience more panoramic views from Giants Head Mountain Park or wind your way above Prairie Valley along the Trans Canada Trail. You’ll want to explore every nook in sunny Summerland, from touring and tasting at our premium estate and cottage wineries, to shopping, dining and browsing in our downtown core. Bring your golf clubs, hiking boots, and fishing rods and don’t forget your bathing suit – we have some of the most pristine beaches in the entire Okanagan Valley! Visit us soon.
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1450 Main St., Penticton • 250-492-8055 697 Eckhardt Ave., Penticton • 250-492-6141 6019 Main St., Oliver • 250-498-0806 Hwy. 3A, Princeton • 250-295-3242 2499 Dobbin Rd., West Kelowna • 250-768-7688
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Okanagan Falls is a quiet and friendly community located on the south shore of Skaha Lake. Locals and visitors alike, enjoy such activities as hiking, cycling, fishing, swimming, or bird watching. There are also award winning wineries to tour and for the avid golfer, a variety of golf courses close by.
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OLIVER Benja Thai Restaurant
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Keremeos is an adventure waiting to happen. Explore the mountain wilderness, raft down the Similkameen River take in a rodeo or one of the many other events happening all year long like the Similkameen Sizzle Pepper Festival. The climate in Keremeos is ideal for growing a wide range of fruits and vegetables, such as peaches, cherries, apples, apricots, tomatoes and peppers to name a few. With so much produce OLALLA Keremeos is know as “The Fruit Stand Capital of Canada”.
Historic Red Bridge, Keremeos
GOLD PANNING Johnstone Creek Provincial Park BRIDESVILLE
CATTLE RANCHES & GRAIN FARMS
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250-497-5541 www.royallepage.ca 837 Main St., Okanagan Falls
1-800-734-0457 Toll Free: 1-866-499-5327 www.royallepage.ca www.royallepage.ca/keremeos 136 Vermilion Ave., Princeton #1 638-7th Ave., Keremeos
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250-493-2244 www.royallepage.ca/penticton 484 Main St., Penticton
Locations in Penticton Okanagan Falls Keremeos and Princeton
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Real Estate Office for the Past 35 Years!
"Wine Capital of Canada"
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250-499-5634 Branch 192 KEREMEOS 510 Veterans Ave., Keremeos 250-498-3868 Branch 097 OLIVER 6417 Main St., Oliver 250-767-9100 Branch 069 PEACHLAND 4407 2nd St., Peachland 250-295-7776 Branch 056 PRINCETON 170 Bridge St., Princeton
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Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park Rock Climbing
The town of Princeton is beautifully nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, in 40 the heart of the Similkameen Y HW Valley and at the junction of the Tulameen and Princeton Similkameen rivers. The Castle Resort mountains, valleys and hundreds of miles of back country roads make it a natural setting for outdoor activities including snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, wildlife photography, rock hounding and cross-country skiing. Either of the two rivers is a natural choice for tubing, canoeing, kayaking, or gold panning. The 49 lakes in the area make Princeton a prime fishing destination in all four seasons. Embark on your hike or bicycle exploration of the Trans Canada Trail right in Princeton. To the West follow the Tulameen River through tunnels and over bridges to the communities of Coalmont, Tulameen, and Brookmere. To the North East, the higher elevation takes you through grasslands, lakes, and forests. Enjoy the spectacular views as you make your way towards Osprey Lake.
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Penticton really is a place to stay forever, the people that come to visit often will find it is a place that they would like to retire. PENTICTON Retirement isn’t the only reason people are drawn to move here, because there are so many things to do in Penticton. Outdoor activities are a big part of life to many residents and visitors alike. Water sports are a given with vast beaches at both, north and south ends of town and a river channel conSKAHA LAKE necting the two lakes. If you’re looking for just a little relaxation, what better way to relax than lying on the beach or taking a leisurely float down the channel and soaking up some sunshine, don't forget your sunscreen. In the valley there is a wide range of biking and hiking trails from beginner to expert and it’s just a 30 minute drive to Apex Mountain Ski Resort for a fun filled day on the slopes, also open in the summer months for downhill cycling and hiking with spectacular panoramic views, you're sure to get that scenic picture you're looking for. There are quite a number of fantastic distilleries in the Okanagan that turn the local fruit into wonderful spirits and liqueurs. You can find some at Maple Leaf Spirits and Old Order Distilling. Award winning wines await the connoisseur at some of the finest wineries in the valley or take a short drive to a fruit stand at one of the many orchards nearby to sample the freshest fruit you’ve ever tasted. If golf is your thing, there are plenty of courses for the beginner or pro golfer to try. Take the kids to LocoLanding Adventure Park for a round of mini golf, Go-Karting or Bumper Boats. Or try indoor rock climbing at Hoodoo Adventures, they also rent kayaks for more outdoor fun. These are just a few of the fun and exciting things to see and do in and around Penticton. We hope you enjoy your stay here in Penticton. Come and find a place for you to stay forever!
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Merritt is officially known as 'Country with Attitude'. The Nicola Valley boasts warm summers and moderate winters and is ideal for a variety of outdoor sports and activities year round, making Merritt and area a four season destination.
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The Town of Osoyoos is one of the most unique communities in the South Okanagan. Osoyoos is situated in Canada's only desert, with the hottest climate and 9130 Main St., Osoyoos, BC warmest freshwater lake in 250-495-2633 • 1-800-700-0092 the country. Learn about the natural flora and fauna of the area at the Osoyoos Desert Centre or the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. There are many activities such as golfing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating, fishing, sampling fresh fruits, touring local wineries or letting the day slip away at the beach. Osoyoos literally does have something for everyone. You and your family will want to return to this vacation paradise year after year.
Powell Beach, Trout Creek
11611 - 115 St., Osoyoos Phone: 250-495-6842 Open year round Mon-Sat from 10-5, Closed Sundays www.OsoyoosRailroad.com
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Peachland is a picturesque community nestled by Okanagan Lake with Kelowna to the north and Summerland and Penticton to the South. Hardy Falls is the perfect spot for hiking and mountain biking as you meander through the forested network of trails and enjoy the scenery and wildlife of the Okanagan. Enjoy other activities such as swimming, boating, golfing, tennis, fishing or simply walking along 11 kms of beach front.
GOOD FOOD AND FUN AT GREAT PRICES
250-498-5544 www.desertgemrv.com 5753 Main St., Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
Oliver ‘The Wine Capital of Canada’ welcomes you to warm, dry weather and the natural beauty of our orchards, vineyards, lakes and mountains. Enjoy a tour of a winery, a swim in one of the nearby lakes, bird watching at Vaseux Lake or go hiking and enjoy the view up McIntyre Bluff. Enjoy the friendly hospitality Oliver has to offer.
South Okanagan Similkameen Circle Route Map