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Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park

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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 rustic campsites are the only facilities in this area of the wilderness. A wonderful setting for hikers - a climb to the top of Okanagan Mountain will lead you to beautiful scenic lake views to the west and the Monashee Mountains to the east.

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Nearest Communities:Kelowna, Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, Naramata

Trail length: Park Size: 11,038 hectares

This information provided courtesy of: BC Parks

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On the east side of Okanagan Lake, just opposite Peachland on Hwy #97. There are no public roads in the park. Access to the south boundary parking lot is through Naramata to Chute Lake Road. It is 6 km of gravel then 1.5 km of very rough road. It is a total of 25 km from Penticton. Access to the north boundary parking is via Lakeshore Road from Kelowna. Follow for 15 km to the parking area. The road continues past the parking lot but is for private land access only with no public parking. Boat, bicycle, horseback or hike only once inside the park boundary.

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View in Google Earth (must have Google Earth installed on your computer): Okanagan_Mountain_Park.kml

Lat/Long: N 49.781550   W 119.587912

NTS map sheet reference: 82E12 Summerland, 82E13 Peachland

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