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Top 10 West Kelowna

1 Boucherie Multi-Use Path/Recreation Corridor

The Boucherie Multi-Use Path/Recreation Corridor is a 4.8 km long recreation route that is ideal for both cyclists and pedestrians. This off-street shared pathway offers a picturesque and adventurous journey past vineyards, a bird-watching area, a beach, wineries and a brewery. The pathway is mostly paved, making it convenient for wheelchairs and strollers. There is a section between Hatch Winery, Quail’s Gate Winery, and Green Bay Road that is crushed gravel and is not unsuitable for wheelchairs. Cyclists should be aware that there is a steep include by the vineyards of Quail’s Gate and walking your bike may be necessary.


2 Westside Wine Trail

WEST KELOWNA WINERIES Go beyond the tasting rooms of the Westside Wine Trail. Here, you'll find delicious restaurants, breathtaking vistas, lively music concerts, artistic showcases, and educational wine events. Immerse yourself in the complete Okanagan experience – all in one place. The wineries on the Westside specialize in reflecting their unique terroir, while also partnering with growers in the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valley. This collaboration brings you a diverse and delightful range of wines to savour where you can taste the entire Okanagan in one area. Explore the local bounty, sip by sip. Attend an open-air concert or enjoy a gourmet dinner at a winery restaurant. The Westside Wine Trail wineries are conveniently located, close to major hubs, and open throughout the year. To discover the variety of experiences that await you, visit our blog post "Uncorking Adventure."    


3 Mt. Boucherie

Hike an Ancient Volcano: Boucherie Rush Trail at Mt. Boucherie Unearth the Okanagan's volcanic past on the Boucherie Rush Trail, a thrilling hike ascending 60-million-year-old Mount Boucherie. This dormant giant offers breathtaking panoramas, perfect for geology enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike. Explore Millions of Years in One Hike The Boucherie Rush Trail is a series of switchback trails that takes you to the top of the mountain. Once at the top, hikers are rewarded with beautiful views. The hike is rated moderate to difficult. As you ascend, keep an eye out for fascinating volcanic rock formations and geological features as well as flora and fauna. One can also see Antelope Brush on Mt Boucherie, one of the most northerly areas where this brush can be found. Important Note: Respect private property boundaries marked by signage as the park does border private property. Find a GPS recording of the Boucherie Rush Trail from Learn more here:  


4 Telemark Nordic Club

Cross Country Ski by day or under the moon at Telemark Nordic Club. This 2500 acre site has over 50 km of groomed cross-country skiing trails and an additional 24 km of snowshoeing trails. Your four-legged friend can also join you for a snowshoe on a special 3.3 km K9 trail. Night skiing takes place seven days per week with trail lights on from dusk to 9 pm.


5 Ethnic Cuisine in Westbank Centre

Our city centre is the place to go for international cuisine. Find Thai, Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Italian, Chinese and Canadian restaurants in Westbank Centre. Here one can also explore specialty food stores and a craft brewery! Located in Westbank Centre along Main Street (Hwy 97) between Old Okanagan Hwy and Paynter Rd. If you are foodie at heart, check out our Foodie Friday webpage for some great eats!  


6 Smith Creek Trail System

It has been said that some of the best mountain biking in the Okanagan Valley can be found here in West Kelowna. The Smith Creek Trail System consists primarily of singletrack trails and offers a fast flowy descent with jumps, ladders and easy log rides. readers have rated Smith Creek as one of the top 3 bike trails in Canada as it has one of the best descents in Canada. Keep up-to-date on the latest trail conditions at  


7 Museums Rich in Culture

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region by visiting the sncəwips (sen-ch-wee-ps) Heritage Museum or the Westbank Museum. Explore fascinating exhibits that showcase the history, traditions, and stories of the syilx/Okanagan people and local community. Whether you're a history buff or simply curious about the world around you, these museums offer a wonderful opportunity to connect and learn about the region.  


8 Gellatly Bay Waterfront

Unwind, Explore, and Make Memories at Gellatly Bay Waterfront Gellatly Bay Waterfront offers endless opportunities for lakeside fun. Build sandcastles on the shores of Willow Beach, a sandy haven perfect for families. Feeling adventurous? Take a fun zipline plunge into the refreshing waters of Okanagan Lake! A Waterfront Oasis for Everyone This scenic stretch boasts a network of interconnected parks and beaches, accessible via a paved and crushed gravel walkway. Explore the various areas along this recreation corridor: Rotary Park: A peaceful green space with picnic tables, ideal for picnics and relaxation under the shade trees. Gellatly Bay Dog Beach: Let your furry friend run free and cool off in this fenced-in doggy paradise. CNR Wharf: Take a walk on the historic wharf and soak in the views. Feeling bold? Jump off the wharf and swim out to the zipline dock. Willow Beach: Build sandcastles, sunbathe, or take a refreshing dip at this sandy beach. Public washrooms and shade trees ensure a comfortable stay. Marina Park: A grassy park with a playground, a pebble beach and shade trees. Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park: Explore this historic working nut farm, featuring a playground, washrooms, and a pebble beach. The Cove Lakeside Resort: Enjoy a delicious meal with stunning lake views at the resort's restaurant, which is open to the public. Plan your lakeside escape to Gellatly Bay Waterfront and discover a world of recreation and relaxation!  


9 Westside Farm Loop

Savour local flavours along the Westside Farm Loop. Farm Fresh products are ready for your picking and tasting! The Westside Farm Loop is a collection of farms, fruit stands, markets, farm-to-table events and agricultural experiences. The best way to discover the bounty of the land is to round up friends, fill up the car, grab a map and spend a day discovery these farms and fields. Be sure to look for the Farm Loop signs along the way and enjoy!      


10 Outdoor Music Concerts

Sway to the Rhythm of Music in the Park Imagine balmy summer evenings serenaded by live music with stunning Okanagan Lake and mountains as your backdrop while listening to local and nationally acclaimed musicians in an outdoor amphitheatre setting. Music in the Park is the perfect place to enjoy this every Friday night in July and August. This free concert plays all types of music, making it the perfect outing for friends and family. Fuel up at on-site food trucks, while onsite games and activities keep the little ones entertained. Music Beyond the Park The area's music scene extends beyond Music in the Park. Many wineries and breweries host talented local musicians in their picturesque vineyard settings. Explore our comprehensive events calendar for details on Music in the Park, winery concerts, and other musical performances.    


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