Okanagan Boating Blog

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...

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...

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...

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 Lake Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/okana_lk/) Beautiful, sandy/pebbly beaches surrounded by ponderosa pine and sagebrush make this park the perfect spot for swimming and water activities. At the two large campgrounds in the park,...

The Cove Lakeside Resort

Location: Southernmost point of West Kelowna; straight south of West Kelowna Yacht Club in Gellatly Bay. The Cove is West Kelowna’s premiere resort. Elegant rooms, spacious patio, and temporary moorage for visitors are a few things that separate The Cove from the...

Rattlesnake Island

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...

Squally Point

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...