Featuring a fresh design and the most recent route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.
Located in south-central British Columbia and situated between the Cascade and Columbia mountain ranges, the Southern Okanagan Valley extends from Kelowna to Osoyoos. Popular Day Hikes 5 describes 35 accessible treks around Kelowna, West Kelowna and Westside Road, as well as Penticton, Naramata, Oliver, Osoyoos, Summerland, Peachland and Keremeos. Featuring robust vineyards, fruit orchards, desert-like grasslands, rich marshes, ponderosa pine forests, towering cliffs, large lakes, salmon streams, modest peaks and a tremendous diversity of animal and plant life, this stunning and diverse area is rich with dozens of unique hiking routes. With distances ranging from 3 km to 20 km and from easy to strenuous, this vibrant guide features exciting routes for day-hiking enthusiasts at all levels of ability.
Each hike includes:
- detailed directions to trailheads
- colour maps and photographs
- seasonal information
- round-trip distances
- trail commentary
- difficulty ratings