Winter in Penticton and the South Okanagan is a magical time, with its snow-covered landscapes and serene atmosphere. Beyond the breathtaking scenery, the region offers a plethora of unique experiences waiting to be discovered. From mouthwatering delights to outdoor adventures, here are seven must-see places that will make your winter visit to the South Okanagan truly memorable.
With several rinks for skating or playing hockey, BCHL All-Stars Weekend, and many other winter activities to enjoy, you’re sure to find your winter fun in Penticton.
Get some of your holiday shopping done with 25% OFF your order when you shop our Visit Penticton online store or in-person at the Penticton Visitor Centre.
Part 2: The final Swagman’s Backyard Ride Guide trail network is so large, we divided it into 2 parts. You could try riding all 100+ km of trails in a single day but we split things up to make it a bit more approachable.
With plenty of winter activities to enjoy, world class wine tasting, and an impressive culinary scene, Penticton is the perfect destination for a winter couples retreat.
Part 1: The final Swagman’s Backyard Ride Guide trail network we’re featuring is so large, we’re dividing it into 2 parts. You could try riding all 100+ km of trails in a single day but we’ll split things up to make it a bit more approachable.
At Wiltse trails, the climbs demand more from you; they're steep, they're challenging, they test your mettle. But at the summit, the panorama unfolds: a reward for your tenacity. You'll feast on 360-degree views, encompassing the entirety of Penticton.
Campbell Mountain: This gem of a trail network caters to all; from beginner-friendly loops to fast, exposed downhill descents, and more.