Get above it all for Summerland's best views.
Summerland offers countless opportunities for walking or hiking outings that are suited for those looking for a leisurely stroll to higher elevation hikes.
Starting at the Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa lining the shore of Lake Okanagan, this paved path is approximately 3 km and takes you from the Boardwalk at the Resort and north through Rotary Beach, Summerland Pier, Peach Orchard playground and open field and it ends by the boat launch.
Named for the face-like profile carved into it by glaciers, Giant’s Head Mountain is accessible by a switchback road with a parking lot near the summit. The best way to see it is to hike! Start from the trailhead on Milne Road and enjoy the stunning scenery on this 3.2 km return hike.
Summerland is on the 23,000 km long Trans Canada Trail. The Summerland trailhead is at Conkle Mountain Park, by the Summerland Rodeo Grounds on Bathville Road. Walk, bike, or in the winter snowshoe, this trail as it flanks farmland with towering ponderosa pine trees above. The trail turns into 5 kms of road at a parking lot on Fenwick Road, which crosses the railway line.The view of Trout Creek Canyon and the historic train trestle which spans it is stunning. From here, a five minute walk will take you to Summerland Sweets and shaded picnic tables.
Amidst the beauty of vineyards and dramatic landscapes, the Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa is set on a secluded stretch of Okanagan Lake shoreline