Lake Okanagan, Kelowna

4.7
#2 of 92 in Parks in Okanagan Valley
Explore Lake Okanagan, a large body of water located in a provincial park. With a surface area of 351 sq km (136 sq mi), the lake was formed by the movement of glaciers, slowly carving the wide, deep basin. Numerous hiking routes across the park link up the many sandy and pebbly beaches dotted around the shoreline, ideal for a refreshing swim in the cool waters of the lake. Move around the park by boat, finding new perspectives on the dramatic scenery from on the water. See Lake Okanagan and all Kelowna has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kelowna day trip app .
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  • The lake is nicely nestled in the valley and provides many picturesque settings. But it kind of gets in the way if you are trying to travel since you have to drive around it. The west side highway run...  more »
  • The lake Okanagan gets better and better with every visit. The surrounded beauty is full of trees and many places to just sit and relax. Must visit place!  more »
  • We love spending time on the lake or shoreline in the boat with our dogs in the warm season. The water temperature can get above 80 degrees the odd time so very refreshing on hot days. Also large enou...  more »
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  • Beautiful lake. Lovely first thing in the morning and great views at night. Excellent place to swim, fish, boat, and paddle board. Surround by vineyards and orchards. You'll fall in love with it the first time you see it.
  • This is the absolute best place for summer activities, and the most magical view of British Columbia!
  • Okanagans greatest feature Easy to go out for an hour and spend the whole day on the lake
  • Just moved here from Ontario and blessed to have a waterfront house its sooooo beautiful here never leaving
  • Scenic and well appointed. A beautiful place to walk any time of year.
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