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Thompson Okanagan

Kelowna

Bring it on, then drink it up!

In Kelowna, the Okanagan Valley’s largest city, you’ll find alpine, agriculture, and semi-arid landscape surrounding a lakeside city with an amazing foodie scene, wineries, breweries, awesome entertainment, and a soulful urban vibe. In as little as 5 minutes from downtown, you can ride 20 minutes up Knox Mountain trails to conquer a network of cross-country tracks including berms and jump lines for a heart-pounding fast-paced descent.

Or head a few minutes further out of the city for more cross-country trail networks, singletrack, all-mountain, and downhill action. In Kelowna and the surrounding area, it’s all about variety, and you can easily check out more than one trail network in a day. Want to add a scenic long-distance road ride to your trip? How about an easy, all-family cruise, or a fun-packed and entertaining wine tour, craft beer flight excursions, or cider tastings? Kelowna’s got you dialed in there too.

Number of Trails:
303
Highest Elevation:
2,171
Trails:
easy
57
intermediate
162
difficult
71
extra difficult
13

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Getting here & Trail Access

Getting to Kelowna is refreshingly scenic.

Well maintained highways intersect in Kelowna, making this an easy destination to reach no matter where you're coming from.

Travel Distances & Times:

  • Vancouver - 395 km (235 mi), 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Spokane - 412 km (250 mi), 5 hours
  • Calgary - 610 km (380 mi), 7 hours

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is one of the busiest airports in Canada with more than 70 commercial flights daily.

Several carriers offer regularly scheduled service into Kelowna including Air Canada, Air North, Alaska Airlines, Central Mountain Air, Flair Airlines, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, Swoop, and WestJet.

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