Desert Society Osoyoos

PO Box 123 Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
Phone: (250) 495-2470 Toll-Free: (877) 899-0897 website

Tucked into the southernmost corner of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley is an extraordinary habitat popularly referred to as Canada’s pocket desert. This dry, shrub-grassland is one of Canada’s most fragile and endangered ecosystems. You are invited to experience the beauty and diversity of this unique desert environment at the Osoyoos Desert Centre, a 67-acre nature interpretive facility located 3km north of Osoyoos. Enjoy a guided or self-guided tour along the Centre’s 1.5km boardwalk, explore hands-on displays in the interpretive building, and stroll through the native plant demonstration garden. The Desert Centre is operated by the Osoyoos Desert Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the south Okanagan’s rich biodiversity for future generations.

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