Lake Okanagan, Kelowna

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#2 of 91 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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  • Always has been a beautiful Lake. Nice and warm in the summertime good for swimming.. clean and apparently not suffering from the blue green algae of Alberta Lakes... lots of easy access....  more »
  • It's too cold at this time of year to swim in the water unless you like it particularly chilly but just sitting on the grass and looking across the beautiful Lake to the mountains in the distance is w...  more »
  • This lake is a jewel. Along with Lake Skaha, this lake allows a wide variety of water-based recreation, and creates stunning views from almost every vantage point. It supports a great wine industry, t...  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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