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Outdoor Recreation
From mountain biking to rock climbing, to kayaking, Penticton is an outdoor adventure mecca, offering some of the purest adventure pursuits within the Okanagan Valley.

Let’s Go Exploring 

From hiking and biking to rock climbing or kayaking, Penticton is an outdoor adventure mecca, offering some of the purest adventure pursuits in the Okanagan Valley. A profusion of secluded bays, dense forest and granite cliffs will satisfy your passion for exploration, while providing a stunning scenic backdrop for your outdoor adventures.

Thanks to Penticton’s favourable climate outdoor activities have a much longer season and when the snow starts to fall, just switch from paddles and pedals to skis and snow shoes and carry on enjoying the great outdoors.

Your 4 Season Adventure Checklist 

• Try rock climbing at Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park
• Cycle or hike the historic Kettle Valley Railway Trail (KVR)
Mountain Bike Three Blind Mice or Campbell Mountain
• Paddle, sail, wake surf or kiteboard on Okanagan Lake or Skaha Lake
• Downhill ski, snowboard or ice-skate the 1km loop at Apex Mountain Resort
• Cross-country ski or snowshoe at Nickel Plate Nordic Centre
Rent a fat bike from Freedom Bike Shop and tour the KVR in the snow
• Fly down Canada’s highest freestyle zipline at ZipZone in nearby Peachland
• Explore great trails and scenery with Okanagan ATV Tours

Be Prepared

No matter the season, be prepared when outdoors and ensure to abide by the following rules:
• Bring plenty of water, snacks and a small medical kit with you
• Let someone know where you are going and stick to your plan
• Pack out what you pack in
• Make sure your phone is fully charged
• Take a map and compass for navigation or download the Trailforks Mobile App

Related Packages

From $609

Snowshoe Adventure Package at Penticton Lakeside Resort

  • Mar 31, 2022 to Dec 15, 2021
  • Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre

Snowshoeing is perfect for families and groups to experience beautiful views. Package includes: Two night accommodation in a premium West Wing room Two hour guided snowshoe tour with a one hour bonfire, hot meal, shuttle,…

Early Winter Tour at Nickel Plate Nordic Centre

  • Dec 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021
  • Nickel Plate Nordic Centre

Come and experience our hospitality and community by skiing with us this December. Nickel Plate will arrange for you to have a free one hour private tour with one of our members, you will have…

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