Best lakes in Penticton

Check out the top lakes in Penticton, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hooded Merganser Restaurant
1. Hooded Merganser Restaurant
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19 local reviews
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(250) 487-4663
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Ange
Great views of the lake, trendy place, restaurant but great for late night drinks and appetizers....to find it…
Laura And Marty
The only truly waterfront restaurant in Penticton, right on the lake. Higher end food with fantastic views of…
Brenda
From New York steak to New Zealand lamb to local Arctic char infused with ingredients from their own farm,…
1. Hooded Merganser Restaurant
1. Hooded Merganser Restaurant
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19 local reviews
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(250) 487-4663
Ange
Ange
Great views of the lake, trendy place, restaurant but great for late night drinks and appetizers....to find it - go through the hotel - it…
Laura And Marty
Laura And Marty
The only truly waterfront restaurant in Penticton, right on the lake. Higher end food with fantastic views of Okanagan lake. Go for a walk…
Brenda
Brenda
From New York steak to New Zealand lamb to local Arctic char infused with ingredients from their own farm, this stylish restaurant is set…
2. Salty's Beach House
2. Salty's Beach House
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27 local reviews
1000 Lakeshore Dr, Penticton
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 250-493-5001
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Charlene
Situated right on the lake, Salty’s Beach House Restaurant serves seafood of all sorts. From fish tacos to…
Tanya
This is a huge favourite for the tourists as it is right on okanagan lake. Great food, great atmosphere,…
Brenda
Regulars are hooked on everything from the crab cakes, prawn stir-fry, seafood curry and upstairs oyster bar,…
2. Salty's Beach House
2. Salty's Beach House
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27 local reviews
1000 Lakeshore Dr, Penticton
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 250-493-5001
Charlene
Charlene
Situated right on the lake, Salty’s Beach House Restaurant serves seafood of all sorts. From fish tacos to oysters on the half shell to a…
Tanya
Tanya
This is a huge favourite for the tourists as it is right on okanagan lake. Great food, great atmosphere, amazing views! They don't take…
Brenda
Brenda
Regulars are hooked on everything from the crab cakes, prawn stir-fry, seafood curry and upstairs oyster bar, to the stunning views from the…
3. Coyote Cruises
3. Coyote Cruises
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10 local reviews
215 Riverside Dr, Penticton
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
(250) 492-2115
Amusement parkEstablishment
Denise
Floating down the Okanagan River Channel between Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lak in Penticton is a must during the…
Casa
Float the channel from Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake. Rent and tub and get a bus ride back, bring your own…
Georgina
A definite MUST!! Grab your float or rent a tube and experience a local and tourist favorite. You can…
3. Coyote Cruises
3. Coyote Cruises
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10 local reviews
215 Riverside Dr, Penticton
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
(250) 492-2115
Denise
Denise
Floating down the Okanagan River Channel between Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lak in Penticton is a must during the hot summer. You can rent the…
Casa
Casa
Float the channel from Okanagan Lake to Skaha Lake. Rent and tub and get a bus ride back, bring your own floaty and pay for a bus ride…
Georgina
Georgina
A definite MUST!! Grab your float or rent a tube and experience a local and tourist favorite. You can float half way or lake to lake. A…
4. Kettle Valley Rail Trail
4. Kettle Valley Rail Trail
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18 local reviews
Kettle Valley Rail Trail, Penticton
Route
Richard
This is a hard-packed, well-maintained old railroad bed along the east side of Okanagan Lake. Rent a bike and…
Tanya
Starting on Vancouver hill and heading towards naramata, This trail looks right out over okanagan lake. You…
Katrina & Doug
Take a hike or bike ride along the KVR and see spectacular views of Okanagan Lake.
4. Kettle Valley Rail Trail
4. Kettle Valley Rail Trail
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18 local reviews
Kettle Valley Rail Trail, Penticton
Richard
Richard
This is a hard-packed, well-maintained old railroad bed along the east side of Okanagan Lake. Rent a bike and take a leisurely ride north,…
Tanya
Tanya
Starting on Vancouver hill and heading towards naramata, This trail looks right out over okanagan lake. You can walk or bike through…
Katrina & Doug
Katrina & Doug
Take a hike or bike ride along the KVR and see spectacular views of Okanagan Lake.
5. Kettle Valley Steam Railway
5. Kettle Valley Steam Railway
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17 local reviews
Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Summerland
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(250) 494-8422
Establishment
Sheldon
The Kettle Valley Steam Railway showcases a unique part of the Okanagan’s and British Columbia’s history…
Kayla And Lorraine
Ever wonder what it’s like to ride on a genuine steam train? The Spirit of Summerland, Summerland’s very own…
Elena
Ten miles of beautiful vistas; from lush orchards and vineyards to a spectacular view of lake and land from…
5. Kettle Valley Steam Railway
5. Kettle Valley Steam Railway
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17 local reviews
Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Summerland
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(250) 494-8422
Sheldon
Sheldon
The Kettle Valley Steam Railway showcases a unique part of the Okanagan’s and British Columbia’s history. Built during 1910- 1915, the KVR…
Kayla And Lorraine
Kayla And Lorraine
Ever wonder what it’s like to ride on a genuine steam train? The Spirit of Summerland, Summerland’s very own restored steam locomotive,…
Elena
Elena
Ten miles of beautiful vistas; from lush orchards and vineyards to a spectacular view of lake and land from the Trout Creek Bridge 238 ft…
6. Barking Parrot Bar The
6. Barking Parrot Bar The
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18 local reviews
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(250) 493-9753
BarEstablishment
Tara
Found in the Lakeside Resort, with a gorgeous patio right at the lake, this is Penticton's last bar/night…
Amy
Located in the Penticton Lakeside Resort just inches away from Okanagan Lake. Sit on the patio and enjoy the…
Liz
At the Penticton Lakeside Hotel. Lake front patio!
6. Barking Parrot Bar The
6. Barking Parrot Bar The
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18 local reviews
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(250) 493-9753
Tara
Tara
Found in the Lakeside Resort, with a gorgeous patio right at the lake, this is Penticton's last bar/night club. The Parrot has a varied Pub…
Amy
Amy
Located in the Penticton Lakeside Resort just inches away from Okanagan Lake. Sit on the patio and enjoy the view of Okanagan Lake and the…
Liz
Liz
At the Penticton Lakeside Hotel. Lake front patio!
7. Local Lounge • Grille
7. Local Lounge • Grille
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13 local reviews
12817 Lakeshore Drive South, Summerland
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(250) 494-8855
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Tom & Christine
Featuring a patio next to the lake, this casually upscale, lakeside haunt offers Pacific Northwest fare &…
Kimberly
Great food, situated on the shores of Okanagan Lake. Moderately priced.
Danielle
Right on the lake with a beautiful patio. Excellent food
7. Local Lounge • Grille
7. Local Lounge • Grille
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13 local reviews
12817 Lakeshore Drive South, Summerland
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(250) 494-8855
Tom & Christine
Tom & Christine
Featuring a patio next to the lake, this casually upscale, lakeside haunt offers Pacific Northwest fare & local wine.
Kimberly
Kimberly
Great food, situated on the shores of Okanagan Lake. Moderately priced.
Danielle
Danielle
Right on the lake with a beautiful patio. Excellent food
8. SS Sicamous Heritage Park
8. SS Sicamous Heritage Park
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12 local reviews
1099 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 250-492-0403
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Donna
Visiting in the summer? Be sure to visit this heritage ship on Okanagan Lake. Beautifully restored, well…
Marianne
The SS Sicamous is located on the western end of Okanagan Lake. This is the largest surviving stern wheeler in…
Liz
A paddle wheeler that carried people and fruit up and down Okanagan Lake. Interesting displays about the…
8. SS Sicamous Heritage Park
8. SS Sicamous Heritage Park
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12 local reviews
1099 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 250-492-0403
Donna
Donna
Visiting in the summer? Be sure to visit this heritage ship on Okanagan Lake. Beautifully restored, well worth the visit, informative and…
Marianne
Marianne
The SS Sicamous is located on the western end of Okanagan Lake. This is the largest surviving stern wheeler in Canada. See how luxury travel…
Liz
Liz
A paddle wheeler that carried people and fruit up and down Okanagan Lake. Interesting displays about the history of our area.
9. Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
9. Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
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8 local reviews
717 White Lake Rd, Cawston
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
Point of interestEstablishment
Mark
10 minutes from the Ataraxia via White Lake Road. Well worth a look.
9. Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
9. Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
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8 local reviews
717 White Lake Rd, Cawston
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
Mark
Mark
10 minutes from the Ataraxia via White Lake Road. Well worth a look.
10. Munson Mountain Park
10. Munson Mountain Park
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7 local reviews
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Richard
This is a short, quick walk to the white "PENTICTON" sign that you see on the hillside on the east side of…
Tanya
Climb to the Penticton sign and enjoy the amazing views of okanagan lake.
Aileen
Awesome views of Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake
10. Munson Mountain Park
10. Munson Mountain Park
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7 local reviews
Richard
Richard
This is a short, quick walk to the white "PENTICTON" sign that you see on the hillside on the east side of Okanagan Lake.
Tanya
Tanya
Climb to the Penticton sign and enjoy the amazing views of okanagan lake.
Aileen
Aileen
Awesome views of Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake
11. Penticton Art Gallery
11. Penticton Art Gallery
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13 local reviews
199 Marina Way, Penticton
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
(250) 493-2928
Art galleryEstablishment
Ange
Great location right by the beach, walk through the Japanese gardens behind the art gallery, with a serene…
11. Penticton Art Gallery
11. Penticton Art Gallery
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13 local reviews
199 Marina Way, Penticton
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
(250) 493-2928
Ange
Ange
Great location right by the beach, walk through the Japanese gardens behind the art gallery, with a serene view of the lake down the path,…
12. Summerland Ornamental Gardens
12. Summerland Ornamental Gardens
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6 local reviews
4200 Hwy 97, Summerland
(250) 494-6385
ParkEstablishment
Kayla And Lorraine
With over 15 acres of lovingly tended heritage land, the gardens are a flower lover’s dream. Feed your…
12. Summerland Ornamental Gardens
12. Summerland Ornamental Gardens
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6 local reviews
4200 Hwy 97, Summerland
(250) 494-6385
Kayla And Lorraine
Kayla And Lorraine
With over 15 acres of lovingly tended heritage land, the gardens are a flower lover’s dream. Feed your senses with a seamless array of…