OK PATIO CAFE

PARKS:

PARK NAME

Picnic Tables Swim Play-ground Trails Grassy area Boat launch Dogs on  leash Wash-rooms

FEATURES

Okanagan Safe Harbour          
OK Center Park and Museum       OK Patio Cafe
Nuyens         Across from Wendell Orchard
Kopje Regional       Ball diamond, heritage house
Marshall           Sail club, non-motorized launch
Gable Rd.           Launch is not maintained
Coral Beach @ Terrace View     Tennis
Coral Beach @ Rd end             Dogs off Leash
Whiskey Cove Rd.              
WOOD LAKE                  
Beasley And Reiswig     Soccer/Volleyball, public art, gazebo
Oyama Isthmus, west-east             Boat launch at east end
KALAMALKA LAKE                  
Kekuli Bay Provincial   Campsite/North of LC, Hwy 97 access
Pioneer          
Kaloya    North of LC, Hwy 97 access
OTHER                  
Salwell/Creekside/Memorial & Trethewey Spray Park       Skateboard, Kokanee viewing, pavillion, public art, Memorial Wall, children's water park
McCarthy             Adjacent to arena & seniors centre
Jack Seaton       Ball diamond, heritage house
Winfield Creek Wildlife Preserve             Access of Bottom Wood Lk Rd by Lodge
Pollard Pond             Boardwalk


ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND OKANAGAN CENTER

 WALKING AND HIKING TRAILS:

#1 - Chase Road South                                                        ------Glenmore Rd. to Okanagan Centre Rd. W. Rudimentary gravel pathway through forested area; moderate grades. Approx. 1 km varied terrain.

#2 - Chase Road North                                                               Okanagan Centre Rd. W. to Dick Road. Follow west fence line of gravel pit. Rudimentary gravel path. Steep grade. Approx. 0.5 km varied terrain.

#3 - Long Road                                                                         ------Camp Rd. to Tyndall Rd. Stay on marked paths. Some steep areas. Approx. 0.75 km varied terrain.

#4 - Sixth Street

Maddock Rd. to Hare Rd. Park on Fifth St. Moderately steep trail.

#5 - High Rim Trail                                                                     ------From Beaver Lake Rd. to Oyama Lake. The High Rim Trail is a 50 km wilderness trail for the experience hiker only. Access from Hwy. 97 is east on Beaver Lk Rd. 12.9 km or east on Oyama Rd. & follow signs to Oyama Lk. Watch for trail marker. (Note: Road to Oyama Lake very rough, requires 4-wheel drive vehicle. Can be hiked in sections.)

#6 - Barkley Road                                                                 ------Between Lake Pine and Carrs Landing firehall. Narrow gravel roadway-gentle grade gravel roadway with scenic views. Watch for traffic. Up to 6 km walk.           

#7 - East Hill                                                                                ------End of paved section of East Hill Rd., dirt path gentle grades, borders private property; please respect signs and fences. Peaceful walk behind orchards. Approx. 1 km easy walk.

                                                                        

#8 - Cow Roads                                                                             ------Off Commonage Rd. Park on Charolaise and walk along Charolaise, Hereford, Angus, and Jersey roads. Breathtaking scenery. Watch for traffic, hillside roads.

#9 - Oyama Isthmus                                                                ------Scenic walk along Oyama Rd. between Hwy. 97 and Sawmill Rd. Watch for traffic. Approx. 2 km easy walk.

# 10 - Okanagan Centre Rd. West                                           ------Scenic walk between Camp and Finch roads. Watch for traffic. Approx. 4k easy walk. Beachside trail under development.

#11 - Oceola Trail                                                                 ------Widened deer paths in forested area. Access adjacent to Lake Country Church. Approx. 8 km 45-minute walk, varied terrain. Small parking area on east side of Oceola Rd.

#12 - Ribbleworth Trail                                                              ------Easy hike through field and forest following gazetted roadway connecting Ribbleworth and Broadwater roads. Approx. 2 km. Parking at end of Ribbleworth.

#13 - Spion Kop Phase 1                                                          ------Upper Lakes Trail Head (at the end of Apex Rd.) in The Lakes subdivision. Drive up the gravel area to the left and continue to the parking area marked with a WALC sign. Follow the trail marked with yellow ribbons. The trail is fairly steep in some places but worth it. Watch for a view point to the south with a magnificent view of Lake Country and three surrounding lakes.

EVENTS

Lake Country Open Air summer concerts take place every Saturday at 6 p.m. during July and August at a local park. Check their website (http://openairperformances.com/) for specific locations and performers. Concerts are free; please bring blankets and chairs. 


2 Dates to be Announced at 

Okanagan Centre Park