Visitor Information!

 

 

The Town of Osoyoos is one of the most unique communities in the South Okanagan. Osoyoos is situated in Canada's only desert, with the hottest climate and warmest freshwater lake in the country. Learn about the natural flora and fauna of the area at the Osoyoos Desert Centre or the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre both offering daily tours. With so many activities such as golfing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating, fishing, sampling fresh fruits, touring local wineries or letting the day slip away at the beach, Osoyoos literally does have something for everyone. You and your family will want to return to this vacation paradise year after year.

 

Attractions

• Anarchist Mountain View Point
• Canada’s Warmest Fresh Water Lake
• Desert Park Recreation Facility
& Equestrian Centre
• 2 Desert Sites
- Osoyoos Desert Centre
- Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre
• Roadside Fruit Stands
• Haynes Point Wetlands Trail
• Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
• Osoyoos Irrigation Canal Trail
• Packing House
• Pioneer Walkway
• Skate Board Park
• Spotted Lake

A little bit about Osoyoos
• Population: 4,845
• Elevation: 276 metres / 906 feet
• Hours of Sunshine: Over 2,000
• Average Temperatures:
- Summer highs (July - Aug) 31°C (88°F)
- Summer lows (July - Aug) 14°C (57°F)
- Winter highs (Dec - Jan) 2°C (35°F)
- Winter lows (Dec - Jan) -4°C (25°F)
• Annual precipitation 31.7 cm (12.5 inches)
• Osoyoos Lake is the warmest freshwater lake in Canada with an average summer water temperature of 24°C (75°F).