The Thompson Okanagan area is full of sunshine and receives gorgeous weather nearly all year round. It's the perfect spot for those looking for plenty of outdoor fun. Whether you enjoy rock climbing, biking, golfing or one of the many other outdoor activities, you'll find it here.



One of the most popular activities in the Thompson Okanagan area is biking. You can bike through the Kettle Valley Rail Trail and enjoy plenty of scenery or speed down the mountain bike parks. If you want to mix in a little wine, you can enjoy the Okanagan Wine Tour on your bike, as well. Other biking areas here include the Mission Creek Greenway and Oliver's International Biking and Hiking Trail.


Golf Course

The Thompson Okanagan area is home to over 50 golf courses and may have won awards over the years. If you love to golf, you will feel right at home here. Top golf courses in the area include:

  • Anglemont Estates Golf Course - 7838 Golf Course Road, Anglemont
  • Eaglepoint Golf Resort - 8888 Barnhartvale Road, Kamloops
  • Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club - 4320 Gallagher's Drive West, Kelowna
  • Kelowna Springs Golf - 480 Penno Road, Kelowna
  • And Many More!

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Throughout the area, there are a number of havens for rock climbers and mountaineers. This area gets some of the best weather in all of Western Canada and provides a very long climbing season. The Skaha Bluffs and Mount Robson Provincial Park are two of the most popular choices for climbing in all of British Columbia.

Other great outdoor activities you can enjoy in the Thompson Okanagan area include:

  • Camping
  • Guest Ranchers and Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Ziplining
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Off-Roading
  • And More!

Whether you enjoy getting back to nature or you just love to be outside, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy throughout this area of British Columbia.

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