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Peachland, British Columbia
Peachland, BC is a small community located on the shores of Okanagan Lake in the Central Okanagan Valley region of British Columbia, Canada.
A vibrant waterfront village with a popular, beautiful lake front pathway lining the shores of the great Okanagan Lake. The community is a front row seat to an abundance of lake activities and sandy beaches.
Peachland is central in the Okanagan Valley with quick access to the neighboring larger communities - Westbank and Kelowna. Peachland is a small retreat community with an assortment of unique retail stores fronting the lake. A grocery store, some outdoor patio coffee shops and some restaurants, pubs, banks and ATMs are also found in the village mall and on the lake streets.
Only a short 10 minute drive further north is the community of Westbank and 20 minutes is Kelowna where there are many more stores, restaurants, amenities and entertainment venues available to discover.
The community of Peachland, British Columbia stretches for over 8 kms long with most of that distance following the sandy beaches shouldering the clear waters of Okanagan Lake. Most days are spent by many visiting the village playing on the water and/or relaxing on the beach.
Okanagan Lake is a popular destination for water skiing, swimming, jet skiing, canoeing, sailing, fishing, houseboating and kayaking. Other activities in the area that are popular include a game of golf on one of the areas well-maintained challenging Okanagan golf courses; horseback riding exploring the desert like hills; bird watching at Trepanier Creek Linear Park. Winter brings snowmobiling, alpine skiing, snow boarding, and cross country skiing to the Okanagan Valley and all it's communities.
The region is home to BC's Wine Industry also. The Okanagan Valley is where the BC Wine Industry started. So, there are many wineries and orchards to visit. Take a Peachland wine tour at one of the internationally recognized wineries and vineyards of the area.
In Peachland the outdoor explorer can venture the Kettle Valley Trail (KVR) from one of the access points nearby, hike a trail to the the top of Pincushion Mountain or enjoy the spectacular views venturing out onto Rattlesnake Island for a camp out or stroll along the shaded footpath to the therapeutic views of Hardy Falls.
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