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Thompson Okanagan

Penticton

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A Place to Ride Forever

Locals have been riding the ridges, benches, and rocks around Penticton since the '70s. Here you will find an endless supply of trails that crank the technical adrenaline or seduce you in the flow with multiple local trail areas like Three Blind Mice, Campbell Mountain, and Skaha Bluffs. The last few years have seen a boom in trail and bridge upgrades, signage and extensive mapping, plus growing clubs and guiding services.

Find advanced and intermediate terrain for both all-mountain and downhill riders and sweet, gentle green trails in all the areas for anyone in your group to have fun. Add beaches, ocean size lakes, water sports, craft breweries, rock climbing, world-class wineries and Pentiction makes for a great destination on and off the bike.

Number of Trails:
192
Highest Elevation:
2,198
Trails:
easy
46
intermediate
96
difficult
47
extra difficult
3

Penticton Inspiration

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Getting here & Trail access

Penticton is located at the South Okanagan nestled between Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake.

Penticton is located along Highway 97 in the southern Okanagan Valley.

Driving Distances & Times:

  • From Kelowna - 62 km (38 mi), 48 minutes
  • From Spokane - 360 km (224 mi), 4 hours 30 minutes
  • From Vancouver - 395 km (245 mi), 4 hours 30 minutes

Visitors can fly into Penticton Regional Airport (YYF) and Air Air Canada offers up to four flights a day to and from Vancouver and WestJet offers flights from Calgary.

Several carriers also fly into the Kelowna International Airport (YLW), which is approximately 1.5 hours’ drive from Penticton.

Trails in Penticton can be accessed from five main trail areas:

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