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If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that, you're sure to enjoy all the recreational activities this 82-mile long lake has to offer: swimming, boating, parasailing...more
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Lake Okanagan (and the Okanagan) is a gem, not particularly well known outside of Alberta and BC, fabulous views and you can actually drive 75% around it. The other 30% is unspoiled parklands. The area boasts many natural attractions and man made ones too, orchard...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carl M
Reviewed 30 November 2018

We enjoyed this spacious clean walking area..many folks were out walking dogs even on a cold, end of November day!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lollypopj
Reviewed 15 November 2018

All of the comments about the Okanagan/Kelowna area are very accurate. Unfortunately, the new norm is the smoky haze. We were in Kelowna in the middle of August 2018 and for 2 days we could not see the opposite side of the lake. The view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank movinann
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The entire Okanagan Valley is replete with water choices for swimming, boating, viewing or just plain hanging out. Lake Okanagan runs the length of the Valley and is beautiful and (relatively) pristine along its entire length. Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alf H
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We live at Lake Chelan in Washington state in the USA and we feel our lake is drop dead gorgeous. But today we drove along Lake Okanagan and had to admit this lake rivals Lake Chelan. Lake Okanagan is truly beautiful. Clinging to it's shores...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank busconi
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We are lucky enough to live 5 minutes from the lake and all the beaches from Kelowna to Penticton. Hotels, B and Bs and resorts within every price range are available in the region.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nancybCancun
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This large lake extends from Penticton to Nelson! The views are beautiful and the lake is clean. Many public beaches along the lake.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon at the lake side having coffee, the tranquility is amazing as you stare into the lake you forget all your problems and just take in the breeze and relax. A great place to come and forget your problems and stress.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 248farhank
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The romance today was perfect. The sun and the lake plus my wife were truly on point. This boardwalk was perfect.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tph69
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Plenty of beach, parks, take the family or enjoy solo, the water is breathtaking, if you are qualified rent a boat get on the lake see everything from another view, be careful as the wind can pick up and give a different experience,head south to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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3 February 2017|
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Response from janccd | Reviewed this property |
Exerpt from fisherman in the Okanagan: "Okanagan Lake Home of the Ogopogo, our very own “lake monster” and located in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Okanagan lake stretches 110 km from Vernon, through Kelowna and ends in... More
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Response from 8DaveS8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you know to go to shore when and if whitecaps occur.