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Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park

Lakeside Road and Smythe Road, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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“rock climbing” (16 reviews)
“family hike” (2 reviews)
Lakeside Road and Smythe Road, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Turn off Eastside Road at the sign that says Skaha Bluffs and follow it up to the 2 parking lots. When we were there a security persons was patrolling the area to reduce the potential for break-ins. There is a trailmap, outdoor toilets and the...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here. With gorgeous scenery, the Skaha Bluffs Park is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon hiking some sweet trails and exploring caves.

Thank SSCrowson
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Unique and hidden rock climbing, hiking, bird watching and nearby wine tasting (Painted Rock winery) just 10 minutes South of Penticton on East side road. Overlooking Skaha Lake and West side of Okanagan Valley.

Thank Beat J K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

laThe first time I saw Skaha Bluffs I could not believe such a display of high cliff faces and was treated to seeing some technical climbers high up the cliff face.

Thank trey347
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a great place to go for a series of hikes...it's got great scenery and you get to watch some of the more adventurous climb.

Thank georginadoumont
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our family hike ended up with an unexpected adventure of scrambling some steep rock to get out of the 'Grand Canyon'. The climbing spots are popular here and very spectacular and there are signs for each of those. The hiking trails are not marked at...More

3  Thank Alyson P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a great place for climbing for all levels of climbers. It also would be great for hiking as you can choose short or long hikes. Now that it's a provincial park, it seems to be well-signposted. Access is also much easier than it...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I woulda given it 5 stars if I wasn't a multipitch trad climber lol. It's well developed, hundreds of routes, with a reasonable range of grades. Well signposted too. One thing that does detract, and this is a criticism I've leveled at North American rock...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This area is primarily for rock climbers. For those who would like to watch the activities there are numerous areas to sit relax and watch as climbers work there way up the many cliffs. For those who are interested in hiking this is also possible...More

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Always love this place. And we really appreciate the BC government's commitment to maintaining this jewel primarily for climbers. Don't know of any similar commitment in the States to climbers. Thanks BC!

Thank marla0218
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Jace F
3 July 2017|
Response from trey347 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not aware of any caves in the area, just superb rock climbing.
Jace F
3 July 2017|
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Response from Yvonne B | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, there are no caves but there is rock climbing.