Popular Day Hikes 3

Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These accurate, attractive guides feature detailed maps and colour photographs to whet the appetite.

Located in the interior of British Columbia, stretching from Grindrod in the north to Vernon in the south and situated between the Okanagan Valley and the Shuswap, Northern Okanagan covers 39 popular day hikes in this stunning and open terrain. With little need for rigorous bushwhacking or risky scrambling, the hikes detailed in this new book will offer all users of all levels the opportunity to experience semi-desert landscapes, lakeside vistas and mountain views. Along the way, outdoor enthusiasts are certain to encounter a diverse selection of trees, plants, flowering shrubs and wildlife. From hidden trails to well-trod pathways, Popular Day Hikes 3 is the only hiker’s guide available for this well-known recreation and vacation paradise.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Popular Day Hikes 3 1
Introduction 4
Using this Book 7
Area Map 9
The Trails 10
1. Bluenose Mountain 11
2. BX Creek Falls 14
3. Comin’ Round the Mountain 17
4. Cosens Bay 20
5. Cougar Canyon 23
6. Ravine Edge 27
7. Enderby Cliffs 30
8. Mounts Rose and Swanson 33
9. Grey Canal Trail 37
10. Oyama Lookout 41
11. Rimrocks 44
12. Shorts Creek Canyon Rim 47
13. Shorts Creek Canyon Falls 51
14. Sugarloaf Mountain 56
15. Eagle Crest Cliffs 59
16. Rawlings Lake Cliffs 63
17. Denison Lake 67
18. Adams River Trail to Adams River Gorge 70
19. Lower Flume Trail 73
20. Upper Flume Trail 76
21. Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park 80
22. Fly Hills Recreation Area Lookout 84
23. Hyde Mountain Lookout 88
24. Larch Hills Nordic Trail Centre 92
25. South Canoe Trail System 95
26. Park Hill Trail System Outer Loop 98
27. Little Mountain Park 102
28. Salmon Arm Waterfront Trail (including the Salmon Arm Wharf Trail and Raven Trail) 105
29. Margaret Falls 110
30. Margaret Falls Upper Canyon Loop 114
31. Reinecker Creek Lower Loop 117
32. Sunnybrae Bluffs 120
33. Skimikin Lake Recreation Area – Mount Hilliam South Slope Loop 123
34. Skimikin Lake Recreation Area – East View Loop 129
35. Skimikin Lake to Granite Creek Estate Winery 132
36. Tappen Bluffs 135
37. Balmoral Lookout Loop 138
38. Blind Bay to White Lake Connector 140
39. Blind Bay Lookout 143
Useful websites 145