Top Adventures in Osoyoos

  • Photo Op at Spotted Lake Viewpoint

    The Okanagan Highlands is home to a myriad of unique natural phenomena but nothing quite as otherworldly as Spotted Lake.Known to the Syilx People as Khiluk, or the "grandfather of lakes", it is a sacred place for healing and is said to contain 36...

  • Hike the Similkameen Trail

    The Similkameen Trail is a short section of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail(PNT) as it heads west from the the town of Oroville, WA following an old railroad grade in the heart of the Okanagan.From the trailhead in town you'll head wes...

    9.7 miles 35 ft gain

  • Backpack the Pasayten Wilderness via Horseshoe Basin

    Please consult with the Forest Service for current road and trail conditions, especially of your are planning a trip on the fringes of the season, i.e. early spring and late fall, as conditions may change without notice and this trail is a long wa...

    20 miles 3500 ft gain

  • Backpack the Pasayten Wilderness via Iron Gate Trailhead

    We started our adventure at the Iron Gate Trailhead. The trail to begin with was pretty flat for about a mile and then begins to ascend higher and higher making for a bit of a workout. You walk through forests with hints of aspen trees and wildflo...

    24 miles

  • Backpack to Cathedral Lakes and Amphitheater Mountain

    Located in the Pasayten Wilderness and surrounded by Amphitheater Mountain and Cathedral Peak, Cathedral Lakes are a great destination for a multi-day backpacking trip. The shortest route to get Cathedral Lakes (not coming from Canada) is roughly ...

    45 miles

  • Rock Climbing Adventures at Skaha Bluffs

    With many different walls to choose from, Skaha Bluffs is a phenomenal climbing area for any level of climber. The rock quality is nothing short of phenomenal, and you will learn to trust even the smallest of holds!Because Penticton is in the Okan...

  • Backpack to Remmel Mtn. & Four Point Lake

    Remmel Mountain (8685 ft), the former site of a fire lookout, is a massive pile of granite and a wonderful destination for panoramic views of the rugged Pasayten Wilderness. The mountain itself can be accessed from several trailheads and although...

  • Cross-Country Ski the Rendezvous Huts

    During the winter months, there are few places in the country that are as isolated, picturesque and active as the Methow Valley, home to the western themed town of Winthrop and the tiny little town of Mazama.With over 200 kilometers of well-groome...

  • Hike the Pipestone Canyon Rim Trail Loop

    The Methow Valley in north-central Washington is magical for myriad reasons—the dry powder and bluebird days of winter, the hot high-desert days of summer, stunning views of the North Cascades Mountains to the west; the list goes on and on.  Addin...

    9 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Hike Pipestone Canyon

    The trail has parking areas available at both sides of the loop.  The directions provided below are to the north portal near Campbell Lake.  From Winthrop take the East Side County Rd towards the Smokejumprt Base.  In a about 2 miles turn left ont...

    9 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Oroville, Washington

      Lost Lake Group Unit

      Overview Lost Lake Group Site is located in Lost Lake Campground which is situated on the northern edge of Lost Lake on the Tonasket Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. S...

    • Tonasket, Washington

      Bonaparte Lake Campground

      Overview Bonaparte Lake Campground is located on the southern edge of Bonaparte Lake east of Tonasket, WA, in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. The setting of the campground is in a mixed po...

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