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Trail Conditions
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  • Wet
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      South Okanagan; Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos

      The climate and ambience of the South Okanagan invites visitors to come and spend long days relaxing on the sandy beaches. Whether you're here to sail for a day, or camp for week, there's something accommodating for everyone. Wine is such a big part of life here that there's a wine festival every season. This is where people come to participate in numerous tasting banquets and special events.

      Penticton, located on Hwy 97, is one of Canada's best-loved vacation spots. Cradled within three trimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and bordered by Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, Penticton & Wine Country has the natural beauty vacationers seek. The semi-arid desert climate creates long, hot, sunny summers and mild, pleasant winters.

      Winter recreation is first-class at Apex Mountain, just a short drive from Penticton. The diverse terrain and intimate village keep guests coming back for more. Come summer, trade your skis for hiking boots, mountain bikes or climbing equipment. Hike through alpine meadows or mountain bike multi-level terrain from gentle trails to world-class single track. The ultimate scenic mountain biking trials are along the Kettle Valley Railway bed. Trails wind gently down the hillside into old growth Ponderosa Pine and lush orchards and vineyards. Skaha Bluffs, rated world class within the industry, is a rock climber's favorite. Situated on the southeast edge of Penticton, the naturally occurring escarpments offer 700 sport-climbing routes to explore with or without a guide.

      The climate that makes vacationing in Penticton a dream is also what nurtures its superb agriculture and wine industry. More than 40 wineries welcome visitors to tour their vineyards and taste world-class vintages. Penticton is also proud to be the home of British Columbia's Wine Information Centre, featuring more than 300 varieties of VQA wine from around BC.

      Some of the best skiing in North America can be found at Apex Mountain Resort. Unique for its dry Okanagan powder and its emphasis on personal attention, this mountain caters to those who want to find a winter haven. All 450 hectares and 67 runs of magnificent fall line skiing and boarding are accessible after a short 6-minute ride on the high-speed quad lift. Along with amazing skiing and snowboarding, you will also find sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, an outdoor hockey rink, an illuminated skating loop through the trees and a tube park complete with its own tow.

      Summerland is located in the heart of the Okanagan fruit belt just north of Penticton. It is a spectacular place offering visitors over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, as well as an incredible landscape of rolling hills, sagebrush and pine, lush orchards and vineyards. Here you'll find some of the best beaches in the Okanagan. Peach Orchard Beach has a water park and boating facilities and there's Okanagan Provincial Park and Sun Oka Beach Provincial Park which has a white mile of sandy shoreline. The warm climate also allows for some great golfing on the two local courses.

      A "must-do" when visiting Summerland is a trip to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. The great Train Robbery theme is a hoot as the Garnett Valley Gang rides out of the hills to rob passengers for local charities. To view the Kettle Valley Railway Bridge, visit the Summerland Ornamental Gardens, a 6-hectare historical garden featuring xeriscape plantings plus the Agricultural Museum. Summerland is proud of its downtown - one of the most charming and certainly unique towns in the Okanagan. Old England comes alive with Tudor revival architecture, ornate iron lamp posts, colorful hanging baskets and street side banners. There's even a Town Crier complete with bell and traditional "oyez" who heralds the community's year-round festivals and events. With pottery studio tours, and an Art Gallery featuring local artists and a resident theatre group, Summerland is a thriving arts community too.

      At the very southern end of the South Okanagan, near the US border, there's the bustling town of Osoyoos. Renowned for being situated in the middle of Canada's only true desert, it is considered to be the oasis of the desert landscape. It's also where you will find the warmest freshwater lake in all of Canada, Osoyoos Lake. In and around Osoyoos, low rainfall and sandy soil create a desert environment that is home to over 30% of BC's threatened and endangered wildlife, rare insects and plants. You can view this ecologically sensitive desert area at Cathedral Provincial Park. Vacationers flock here year after year making it one of the Okanagan's favorite summertime destinations. Spring comes early, fall stays late and the mild winters and friendly small town atmosphere make it the perfect place for "snowbirds" seeking respite from harsher weather elsewhere.

      For those looking for a little more activity, the 27-hole championship golf course is open most of the year and comes complete with a million dollar view of the valley. In Osoyoos, you can rent bikes and ride the trials, or lace up your hiking boots and explore the hills. With the warm lake, water sports and boating are a natural fit. And there's plenty of fun and amusement for the whole family during summer. For those winter enthusiasts, Mt. Baldy Ski Resort and McKinney Cross-Country trails are a short drive away.

      Located in the Okanagan's best wine growing area, Osoyoos is also home to North America's first aboriginal owned winery, Nk'Mip Cellars, where the view from the patio encourages you to linger over a glass of Chardonnay on a warm fall day.
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      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Horse
      Trails Dirtbike
      Trails Observed Trials
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      Trails Snowmobile
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      Trails Backcountry Ski
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      Total Distance
      554 miles
      Total Descent
      129,083 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,212 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Popular South Okanagan Mountain Biking Trails

      Tsweet Tsue
      Three Blind Mice
      Poplar to Pearly Gates.
      Three Blind Mice
      Yellow Brick Road
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster
      Three Blind Mice
      Neverland - Lower
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster - Jumps
      Three Blind Mice
      Roller Connector
      Three Blind Mice
      Roller Coaster
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster - Green Out
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Test of Humanity Trail
      Cartwright Mountain
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice

      South Okanagan Mountain Bike Routes

      Lookout Loop
      Campbell Mountain
      8 miles
      Intermediate Tour de Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      11 miles
      Rock Oven
      Skaha Bluffs
      9 miles
      Three Blind Mice
      5 miles
      Campbell Mt Circumnavigation
      Campbell Mountain
      6 miles
      Nice Mice Tour
      Three Blind Mice
      8 miles
      Easy to Follow - Tourist Route
      Campbell Mountain
      8 miles
      Okanagan SW Three Blind Mice Classic
      Campbell Mountain
      11 miles
      Okanagan SW Rock Oven Classic
      Skaha Bluffs
      8 miles
      3 Blind Mice - Riddle Road Start (618m climb, 15km)
      Three Blind Mice
      9 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      • 4 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      • 22 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 234 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Okanagan Mountain Bike

      trail: Drops A Lot
      523 |
      Jan 23, 2018 @ 5:06pm
      Jan 23, 2018
      trail: Slabs
      823 |
      Jan 23, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Jan 23, 2018
      trail: Bronco
      275 |
      May 25, 2017 @ 8:05pm
      May 25, 2017
      trail: Slabs
      309 |
      Oct 3, 2016 @ 8:18am
      Oct 3, 2016

      Videos of South Okanagan Mountain Bike

      Side feature on the good the bad and the ugly.
      0:21 | 32 | Jul 21, 2020
      Flow Coaster 3 Blind Mice
      2:45 | 190 | Jun 1, 2020
      Pearly Gates to Poplar Grove parking lot
      2:45 | 42 | May 20, 2020
      Skull Coaster-Skull Extension-Roller...
      8:00 | 61 | May 20, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      Naramata Beer Run
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 1:00pm
      2 days
      Ideal1partatatime PACA
      McIntyre Bluff (nʕaylintn)
      Mahoney-White Lake
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Oct 12, 2020
      Dryahawl6Hike Access via Covert farms is closed until...
      Skaha Bluffs
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 12:34pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      DryhannahdkendallCurrently closed due to fire damage

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      user #174424mtnmanjakeaddphotosure at Flow Coaster - Jumps in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada and 3 more
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 9:44am
      5 hours
      user #174424mtnmanjakeaddphotosure at KVR - Penticton to OK Falls in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 9:44am
      5 hours
      user #1144871tavidvotetrailSkyline
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 8:47am
      6 hours
      user #1144871tavidaddreportCherry Popper Lower (Osoyoos) and 5 more
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 8:46am
      6 hours
      user #932929chrisnorthvanaddreportCow's End and 6 more
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 7:22pm
      19 hours

      Recent Comments

      user #883397BCDragontrailRock OvenWhy is Rock Oven shown as Closed /...
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 8:07pm
      Sep 24, 2020
      user #2105305Jredmond70reportNeverland - LowerCv
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      user #1295615mikegeetrailSquirrelThe straight blue connector between Squirrel...
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 3:06pm
      Sep 11, 2020
      user #1018225delystrailBlack BearGreat climbing trail connecting to Pondorosa...
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 6:01pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      user #870277cdbarbertrailMt Randolph FSRMy favorite trail in the mice. Sick jumps
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 11:26am
      Sep 8, 2020

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