Plan the day

Fun in the sun, a run on the Okanagan Rail Trail, or a ride on a zip line! There's something in Lake Country for everyone!

With so many things to do your most difficult choice will be to plan out your day. Maybe you want to spend time at the beach or you feel like going for a bike ride, it doesn’t matter – Lake Country has you covered with something for everyone.

Fish, hike Spion Kop or one of the many trails, rent an ebike and cycle the Okanagan Rail Trail, tour wineries or pick up some local produce to enjoy at a short term vacation rental. If adventure is what you are looking for zipline above the lakes and forest.

Be sure to save some time to swim or simply relax on the beach and enjoy the warm Okanagan sun on one of the many beaches or parks throughout Lake Country.

Discover Endless Possibilities

Things To Do

Learn more about all the fun to be found in Lake Country!

Okanagan Rail Trail has 52 km of trails that runs through Lake Country and other neighbouring communities. Whether you want simply to be surrounded by natural beauty, or hope to see nature in action. Perfect for families, the trail’s low-grade makes it accessible for walking, cycling or jogging, for all ages and abilities.

Hiking and Walking Trails

See the interactive list of Lake Country trails broken down by difficultly level along with expected time to complete the trail.

Download Trail Map

Trail List

 

Bike Rentals

Don’t have room to bring a bike but would like to go for a ride? No problem you can rent a bike to take advantage of the gorgeous trails – Lake Country has two bike rental companies that will gladly get you set up. Pedego & Lake Country Cycle.

Pedego

Lake Country Cycle

Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

Thinking of doing a beach day? Rent a kayak or paddle board. Not only will you get exercise, but you can explore the area by water. 

Boat Launches

Looking to launch watercraft? Okanagan Lake, Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake all have launches to meet your needs for both motorized and non motorized watercraft.

Creekside Theatre & Live In Lake Country

Live In Lake Country is a Lake Country tradition that takes place July and August at Swalwell Park. Bring a lawn char and blanket and enjoy local performances under the Okanagan night sky.

Creekside Theatre Schedule

Live in Lake Country Schedule

ArtWalk

ArtWalk is a jam-packed weekend of arts and entertainment held the second weekend in September, held annually since 1994. ArtWalk is the largest celebration of BC artists in the interior. The two-day festival showcases more than 300 Okanagan visual and performing artists and 3,000 original works of art plus hands-on children’s activities, live artist demonstrations and workshops.

Lake Country Museum & Archives will tell the story of Lake Country’s region, while providing an opportunity to learn through research, education and collaboration. Be sure to check the calendar of events for interesting sessions or drop by and visit the museum located across the street from Okanagan lake in Okanagan Centre.

Stop by the Art Gallery to see the latest exhibitions. The gallery offers programs for everyone and provides space to artist in varied artistic practices.

Our Event Calendar will help you plan your Lake Country stay year-round. See what activities are planned and what you can do while you are in town.

Visitor Information

Need more information? Contact us anytime (chat function). Or you can email economicdevelopment@lakecountry.bc.ca

Tourism Kelowna is the District of Lake Country’s Destination Marketing Consultants. Visit their website or in person to get travel information on Lake Country as well as the Okanagan region.

Looking for statistics and data on Lake Country? CityViz provides everything you want to know about Lake Country.

Mobile Visitor Centre

From June to September, 2023 Lake Country will have a mobile visitor centre that will travel throughout Lake Country to provide information to visitors and locals, ensuring that everyone has a great experience while being in the community.

Supporting Local Businesses In Lake Country

Supporting local businesses while in Lake Country is appreciated. Look at the local business listings, and you will see the community has everything you need. Additional information can be found by visiting Lake Country Chamber of Commerce website.

Lake Country Merchandise

Show your love of Lake Country by purchasing yourself a mug, hat, t-shirt, crewneck, and the list goes on. These products will not disappoint and make great gifts for that special someone. Everything can be ordered on-line or in person at Kelowna Visitor Centre located at 238 Queensway, Kelowna.