The Okanagan is a region in the province of British Columbia and is best known for its wineries and fruit orchards. The main city of Kelowna, on the shore of huge Okanagan Lake, is surrounded by pine forests and provincial parks while Kelowna's downtown area incorporates the waterfront City Park and a lakeside cultural district.

Kettle Valley Rail Trail is a long-distance hiking and biking path crossing a series of trestle bridges high above Myra Canyon. In the city of Penticton, the SS Sicamous is a paddle steamer that houses a museum. In the arid southern part of the region, the town of Osoyoos is home to the Osoyoos Desert Centre. The centre has displays on the area's desert ecosystem, plus a boardwalk through grasslands.

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