Okanagan Photo Gallery
Beautiful Okanagan Valley Pictures
This Okanagan photo gallery set is shared with us by a local professional photographer.
You may be thinking the Okanagan Valley is mainly fruit orchards and vineyards, but there is so much beauty to this region, you just have to see great pictures to get a good idea of what it's like.
Even during the winter months, Okanagan landscapes are amazingly beautiful!
Janelle Webster photography captures photographic art in maternity, babies, children, families, weddings, and landscapes. You can visit her website here - Janelle Webster Photography of Penticton BC. All of these images are subject to full coypright.
A beautiful Okanagan winter photo
View of the Okanagan Valley in the winter. Winter temperatures are generally mild in the valley, and snow doesn't stay on the ground for long in the South Okanagan.
The Shuswap region is well known for it's excellent winter snowmobiling opportunities, and alpine skiing is one of the most popular winter activities. There are a number of excellent ski resorts in the Okanagan!
Greata Ranch Along Highway 97
This view of Okanagan Lake during winter from Greata Ranch Estate Winery, midway between Summerland BC and Peachland BC.
A lake on Crater Mountain.
Burrowing Owl Winery
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery near Oliver BC, is one of more than 150 wineries in the Okanagan Valley between Osoyoos BC and the North Okanagan and Shuswap regions.
Trestles Along the Kettle Valley Rail
The Kettle Valley Railway 600 km-long trail of abandoned railway corridors, marked by tunnels and trestles built in the early 1900's. The KVR is one of the most fascinating attractions in the Okanagan, and a popular route for biking and hiking. There are 18 trestles in all, hundreds of feet above ground, including the infamous "McCulloch's Wonder".
Okanagan Lake in Penticton is home to local sculptures
A view of Okanagan Lake in Penticton BC, during a cold winter snap! These sculptures rest on rocks along the shoreline near the Japanese Garden in the city of Penticton. This unusually cold weather caused the lake to begin to freeze over, which it has not done for many years. In fact, in the mid 1900's when the lake did freeze over, ice sailing across the lake was a popular winter sport!
A lake somewhere in the mountains
A Lake somewhere in the surrounding Okanagan mountains... - The backroads take you to some beautiful and pristine places.
Sugar Loaf Mountain
Sugar Loaf Mountain near Vernon British Columbia offers
some amazing views of the Okanagan Valley!
Mascot Gold Mine
Mascot Gold Mine near Hedley BC. The mine buildings were built on a cliff almost 1 km off the valley floor. The mine is one of the Okanagan's most unique attractions, where you can explore the original mine buildings, see how the mine operation worked and what life was like here during those days.
Thank you to Janelle for sharing these Okanagan photo gallery pictures!
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