ParksThe Thompson Okanagan region offers beautiful golden grasslands and jagged granite peaks. It is home to some of the more beautiful landscaping in all of British Columbia. You can enjoy a relaxed summer at the lake experience or you can tough it out on mountain terrain. It really comes down to how you want to experience nature.

Thompson Okanagan is home to some of the highest mountains in Canada. It is also home to 50 different species of dragon flies. Walking, hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, running, riding horses, and relaxing are what people come to the parks of Okanagan to enjoy. Fortunately, there are several in this region for you to enjoy including:

  • Mount Robson Provincial Park
  • Lac du Bois Grasslands Protected Area
  • Cathedral Provincial Park
  • Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Gladstone Provincial Park
  • Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park

Mount Robson Provincial Park

This park is popular among RV campers and backcountry hikers.

Lac du Bois Grasslands Protected Area

This park was created to protect sensitive grassland within the reigion.

Cathedral Provincial Park

This park is located in the dense and wet forests of the Okanagan Valley. It is home to very desert-like landscape.

Wells Gray Provincial Park

This park is one of the largest parks in the Okanagan region. You will have access to waterfalls, streams, rivers, and beautiful lakes.

Gladstone Provincial Park

Gladstone Provincial Park is known for its exceptional camping ground. It is home to 62 campsites with vehicle access.

Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park

This is a park that people from all over British Columbia venture to when they want to go fishing for salmon. You haven't enjoyed salmon until you've filleted salmon caught from this park.

Each park in the Thompson Okanagan region is known for something different. They offer different scenery, different amenities, and very different experiences. You should have no trouble find one, or several, parks in this region that your family can enjoy.  

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