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BC Parks - Okanagan Camping
The Okanagan is your home base for horseback riding, golfing, cycling, wineries, fine dining, tours on land and water, rock climbing, wildlife and bird watching, and so much more. The adventures you can have outside of the parks are half the fun of a trip to the region. At Okanagan Mountain, you can paddle right up to your campsite, with its marine-accessible campsites.
Size: 178 HaFacilities: 122 campsites with upgraded flush toilets, showers, sani-station, concession, playground, and picnic area.Location: Turn north on Westside Road off Highway 97, 9 km west of Kelowna. The park offers lakeside camping, over 400 metres of sandy beach, and 5 km of hiking trails in the canyon. Firewood is available for sale. Parking fees apply in day-use parking areas. Open from April 1 to mid October (weather dependent). Dates are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Size: 3 HaFacilities: Day-use picnic area, change house, pit/flush toilets.Location: On Skaha Lake at the town of Okanagan Falls, Hwy 97.The park provides swimming and a beach area on the south shoreline of Skaha Lake.
Size: 38 HaFacilities: 41 campsites, day-use area, boat launch, flush toilets.Location: 2 km south of Osoyoos off Highway 97. Surrounded by warm water and sandy beaches, Haynes Point is a popular destination area in the Okanagan Valley. The park has 80 metres of boardwalk and a viewing platform overlooking a natural marsh. There is a 7 day maximum stay, and reservations are highly recommended from June - September. Firewood is available for sale. Open from April 1 to mid October (weather dependent). Dates are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Size: 21 HaFacilities: 7 small campsites.Location: 6 km north of Oliver on Highway 97. The park is nestled in tall riverside cottonwoods and offers wonderful bird watching opportunities. Firewood is available for sale. Open from late June to Labour Day (weather dependent). Dates are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Size: 49 HaFacilities: Day-use picnic area (Soorimpt/Pyramid/Kickininees), pit/flush toilets, boat launch at Soorimpt.Location: Located 8 to 10 km north of Penticton off Hwy 97.With convenient access off Hwy 97, the three tiny picnic areas provide relaxation as well as boating and fishing opportunities on Okanagan Lake.
Size: 2 HaFacilities: 25 campsites, pit toilets.Location: 500 metres from the junction of Green Lake Road and Highway 97.Bird watching & nature viewing are popular as well as bat viewing at twilight. The campground is nestled between the foothills of Mt. McLielan and the Okanagan River. Firewood is available for sale. Open from April 1 to mid October (weather dependent). Dates are subject to change. Check website for updates.
Size: 98 HaFacilities: 2 campgrounds: North (80 sites) and South (88 sites), small concession, showers, flush toilets, and playground. South campground has a small concession, showers, flush toilets, playground and a boat launch.Location: 11 km north of Summerland on Highway 97.Located on Okanagan Lake, this park is a perfect spot for swimming and water activities. A 1 km trail lakeside connects the 2 campgrounds. Firewood is available for sale. Parking fees apply in day use parking area. North Park open from May 15 to mid September. South Park open from April 1 to mid October (weather dependent). Winter rates apply from mid October to late November.
Size: 11038 HaFacilities: 23 kms of rugged hiking trails. Backcountry/walk-in camping. 7 marine sites accessible by boat only.Location: East side of Okanagan Lake south of Kelowna and north of Naramata.Beautiful rugged beaches and secluded bays are tucked along 33 km of unspoiled shoreline, with rustic campsites at various points. Note this is an area of the 2003 forest fires; trails re-opened in 2005. Vehicle parking available at north & south boundaries of park. Camping fees apply at marine sites. All camping is user maintained.
Size: 30 HaFacilities: Day-use picnic area, playground, concession, flush toilets.Location: 3 km south of Summerland off the main highway. The large sandy beach and south facing bay are perfect for swimming and family outings, with large green grassy areas.
Size: 12 HaFacilities: 12 campsites, pit toilets, water hand pump.Location: 25 km south of Penticton on Highway 97.The lake provides fishing opportunities for bass, trout and carp. Viewing platforms at Vaseaux Wildlife Centre offer excellent sighting opportunities for birds, mountain goats and big horn sheep. Firewood is available for sale. Open from April 1 to mid October (weather dependent).
For more information about these parks, please contact
PO Box 42054, RPO North, Lake Country, BC V4V 1Z8
Phone: (250) 548-0076
Fax: (250) 548-0047
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