Okanagan Boating Blog

Kickininee Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kickininee/) Three tiny picnic areas, Kickininee, Soorimpt and Pyramid, are tucked between Highway 97 and Okanagan Lake just north of Penticton. They provide a great spot for a picnic, swimming...

Okanagan Mtn Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/okana_mt/) Above the lakeshore are over 10,000 hectares of rugged landscape with mountain lakes, grasslands and spruce-fir forests accessible only on foot, horseback or bicycle. Trails and...

Bear Creek Provincial Park

South of Fintry is Bear Creek Provincial Park. If you are interested in enjoying Bear Creek Provincial Park, you can launch your boat at Fintry boat launch and boat over to Bear Creek. While Bear Creek does not have a boat launch, you can easily park your boat...

Ellison Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/ellison/) Nestled on the northeastern shore of Okanagan Lake, Ellison Provincial Park includes 220 hectares of forested benchlands above a rocky shoreline of scenic headlands and sheltered...

Penticton Marina

Penticton is one of the greatest places to boat in the Okanagan. Penticton sits in a rich tourist community, from the shores of Okanagan Lake Beach, to the small winery community of Naramata and also the various parks of Summerland. Penticton’s beautiful beachfront...

Squally Point

Squally Point is located 2km south of Rattlesnake Island. Just south of Squally point there is a cove with the best cliff jumping in the Okanagan. There are two different tried and tested spots for jumpers. The smaller jump spot is an island with a rope on the...

Rattlesnake Island

Yes, there are Rattlesnakes here! Location: Due East of Peachland; easily seen on the left side of lake when coming from Kelowna. Rumoured to be the home of the mysterious lake monster, Ogopogo, Rattlesnake island is a favourite spot for locals and tourists. The...