Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These accurate, attractive guides feature detailed maps and colour photographs to whet the appetite.
Located in south-central British Columbia and situated between the Cascade and Columbia mountain ranges, the Southern Okanagan Valley extends from Kelowna to Osoyoos. Popular Day Hikes 5: Southern Okanagan describes 35 accessible treks around Kelowna, West Kelowna and Westside Road as well as Penticton, Naramata, Oliver, Osoyoos, Summerland, Peachland and Keremeos. Featuring robust vineyards, fruit orchards, desert-like grasslands, rich marshes, ponderosa pine forests, towering cliffs, large lakes, salmon streams, modest peaks and a tremendous diversity of animal and plant life, this stunning and diverse area is rich with dozens of unique hiking routes. With distances ranging from 3 km to 20 km and from easy to strenuous, this vibrant guide features routes available to all levels of day-hiking enthusiasts.