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Peachland at Sunset

Peachland

Located in the Okanagan Valley on the western shore of beautiful Lake Okanagan, Peachland boasts an uninterrupted 7 km / 4 mi beach trail, and an abundance of water activities for everyone to enjoy. The rich fertile land throughout the Valley, along with many hours of sunshine, produces excellent grapes and various vineyards, offering wine tastings, dot the surrounding area. While here, look out for Ogopogo! Rattlesnake Island, directly across from Peachland, while not home to any rattlesnakes is said to be the home of the legendary monster. If you like adventure try out one of the highest and longest zip lines in Canada which is located nearby and venture into Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park and enjoy the many trails and outdoor opportunities.

Location

Located in the Thompson Okanagan region of British Columbia on Hwy 97, 25 km (15.5 mi) south of Kelowna and 45 km (28 mi) north of Penticton.

A Step Back in Time

The Pacific Fur Company established the Brigade Trail which encompassed what was to become Peachland, and it was used by fur traders until 1858, when its primary users changed to gold seekers. J.M. Robinson, arguably the father of the region, arrived with them in 1898. Robinson was the president of a mining company that operated gold mines on the mountainsides above Peachland. The slopes of the mountains surrounding Peachland at one time were home to fruit orchards – most notably peaches. This resulted in the construction of several packinghouses on the waterfront. Sternwheelers and steamboats plied the waters of Okanagan Lake to dock at the town’s wharf.

Long before fur traders and gold seekers came to the area, the Okanagan First Nations knew the area was rich with wildlife. They also knew of Ogopogo, the lake monster, whose home is supposedly in an underwater cave across the lake, between Rattlesnake Island and Squally Point.

Peachland has been home to sawmills, a hydro-electric project on Trepanier Creek, and is home to many kilometers of unobstructed pebble beaches. It is the gateway to Glenn Lake, Headwaters Lakes, Silver Lake and Peachland Lake. Peachland is nestled on the shore of Okanagan Lake tucked into the mountainsides above it. Peachland is a place of natural beauty, charm and over a hundred years of history.

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Peachland & Nearby Accommodations

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Todd's RV & Camping

Todd's RV & Camping

Peachland

"Where You Really Want to Be" - 65 years of family camping, alongside Okanagan Lake. Customer comments: Refreshing, great atmosphere, friendly, clean, unique tranquility, within a convenient walk to amenities. WiFi included. Experience Peachland, roller-blading, hiking, tennis, fine restaurants and ... More Details
Peachland RV Park

Peachland RV Park

Peachland

Central Okanagan’s newest year-round RV Park Peachland RV Park’s 80 fully serviced 50/30-amp RV sites, unlike most RV parks, offers spacious and private sites in a central Okanagan location. Our laundry, washrooms and self-storage facilities are projected to be completed in mid-2021. **COVID-19 ... More Details
West Eagle Campground

West Eagle Campground

Kelowna

North of Westbank on old Okanagan Hwy. Treed hook-up sites and grass tenting sites; coin showers, flush toilets, sani-station, coin laundry; firepits, playground; small convenience store; centrally located near the Two Eagles Golf Course & Academy. Small pets allowed, must be on leash. CP 1 week. ... More Details
Okanagan RV Park

Okanagan RV Park

Kelowna

Fresh fruit grown on site. Large landscaped lots. Close to attractions, golf, wineries and lake. Easy access to Hwy 97. Open year round. Fenced and secure. Big rig friendly. Your host: Mary Mandarino, 2 persons serviced $45.00-$75.00. ... More Details
Rosedale Motel

Rosedale Motel

Summerland

Located in downtown Summerland, Rosedale Motel offers you family oriented accommodation, perfect for an overnight, weekend or week-long stay. Our motel features rooms and cottages that are equipped with free WiFi, coffeemakers, fridges, kitchenettes, flat screen TVs, heating, air conditioning, iron, ... More Details
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre

Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre

Kelowna

If you need quality accommodation hotel in Kelowna, then the newly renovated Ramada Hotel& Conference Centre is the perfect destination to stay. Relax in the comfort of one of our 135 deluxe rooms and suites, while you enjoy the amenities of a first class hotel. All of our rooms include air conditio ... More Details
Apple Valley Orchard & RV Park

Apple Valley Orchard & RV Park

Kelowna

RV Park in and around existing orchard groves of apples, peaches and cherries. Great valley view and close to all amenities. Very private and quiet. Nestled in the beauty of the Glenmore Valley, in the heart of the Okanagan Wine Country. 15 minutes to two lakes and a dozen golf courses. Weekly and m ... More Details
Barefoot Beach Resort

Barefoot Beach Resort

Penticton

Barefoot Beach Resort is a family-friendly campground with a private beach located on Skaha Lake. Our RV lots include irrigated garden beds along paved pathways under a canopy of established trees. Our Yurt village has 14 units ranging from studio (sleeps 2) to two bedroom layouts (sleeps 6-8), all ... More Details
South Beach Gardens  Campground

South Beach Gardens Campground

Penticton

Located less than 100 yds. From Skaha Lake. Beach. Featuring shady areas with complete hookups. Clean washrooms, hot showers & laundry facilities. Playgrounds for children & fishing pond. Visa accepted. ... More Details
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