Baron’s favorite Okanagan beaches

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend and also enjoy the weather? Here are a few of Baron’s favorite Okanagan beaches .

On a hot sunny day, there is nothing better than to enjoy a nice beach day with your family. The Okanagan is filled with lakes and rivers which host an abundance of gorgeous beaches. The Baron Staff have put together a list of their favorite Okanagan beaches for you to explore!!

Kal Beach:

A popular location here in Vernon is Kal Beach located on Kalamalka Lake. This lake is famous for its stunning turquoise waters. The sand stretches over 300 meters long and 50 meters wide with a marked swimming area and a long pier.

Paddle Wheel Park:

Located on Okanagan Lake, Paddle Wheel Park is great for families with young children. On site, you will find a grassy area, with a sandy beach, a large playground, basketball and volleyball courts, along with washrooms and picnic tables. A large boat launch is available with trailer parking.

Gyro Beach:

This waterfront area located in Kelowna is focused around a younger crowd. There is always something going on at Gyro Beach, from vendors, rental shops, food trucks, and volleyball courts. Playground and picnic tables are located nearby.

Waterwheel Park:

The white sandy beach of Waterwheel Park in Enderby is located on a bend in the Shuswap River at the north-end of Enderby. The water at this particular point in the river is calm and shallow; however swimmers are advised to be aware of flowing water. There is a picnic area, washrooms, and dog park on site.

Juniper Beach:

Juniper Beach is a Provincial Park that protects a desert landscape. It contains many hiking trails that can lead you to the white sandy beach. The park and water are very clean which attracts many swimmers and hikers. You can even find a pet-beach along one of the hiking trails for your four-legged friend.

Ellison beach:

Located on Okanagan Lake, Ellison Park is great for families. Many trails allow you to explore the forest. The beach has beautiful pink sand and clean water. The park is fully equipped for picnicking and camping with full RV hook-ups.

The beach is calling your name and your favorite is now on this list. Go enjoy the Okanagan sunshine at the lake or river with a friend, family, or pet.

Sources:

Owner Direct Vacation rentals (www.ownerdirect.com)

Enderby and District Chamber of Commerce (www.enderbychamber.com)

Virtual Vernon (www.virtualvernon.com)

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