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Part 1, which provides information on Routes outside the Okanagan subregion, is posted at
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=34200

This post (part 2 of 2) provides information for Routes in the

Okanagan subregion

Coverage.
Okanagan River and its basin.


Okanagan Valley. Information.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... gan-valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okanagan
http://www.okanaganbritishcolumbia.com/
http://www.hellobc.com/thompson-okanagan.aspx
http://www.okanagan.com/
http://www.tourismkelowna.com/
http://www.okanagan-bc.com/
http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/okanaganvalley/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=okanagan ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Hydraulic Lake. Information.
Location: 25 km east of Kelowna.
http://wikimapia.org/4712780/Hydraulic-Lake
http://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds-details/13088.htm
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... raulic.htm
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/9409490
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/41438854
https://www.google.com/search?q=Hydraul ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Hydraulic Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: GuyThaLizard
Title at source: Hydaulic Lake. Many little islands.
Route description: Day trip on the lake.
http://guythalizard.com/tag/hydraulic-lake/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kentucky Lake and Bluey Lake. Information.
Region: Okanagan Valley Central.
Location: 30 km southeast of Merritt.
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... ntucky.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RF2lat97_w
http://www.kayaking.com/video/kentucky-lake-bluey-lake
http://www.tourismmerritt.com/video-gallery/viewvideo/3
https://www.google.com/search?q=kentuck ... 66&bih=675
http://www.campscout.com/campground/BC1163/
http://mapcarta.com/24154704
https://www.google.com/search?q=bluey+l ... 66&bih=675
Kentucky Alleyne Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... y_alleyne/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_A ... ncial_Park
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=137
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
https://www.google.com/search?q=Kentuck ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kentucky Lake and Bluey Lake. Online, Map, Photos.
Source: Private site and Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Title at source: Kentucky and Bluey Lakes - Merritt BC Canada.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=34269
http://guythalizard.blogspot.ca/2010/10 ... ntral.html
Related blogs.
Kentucky Lake.
http://guythalizard.com/tag/kentuckylake/
Bluey Lake video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oiq2khcgkDs
Bluey Lake hiking.
http://guythalizard.com/2010/04/04/bluey-lake-kayaking/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mission Creek. Information.
More information, plus Features, will be posted should Route information become available.
Tributary of the Okanagan River, entering it at Okanagan Lake.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mission_Cr ... olumbia%29
British Columbia Heritage River.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/herita ... creek.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs

Okanagan Lake. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okanagan_Lake
http://www.ilec.or.jp/database/nam/nam-51.html
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... anagan.htm
http://www.windfinder.com/forecast/kelo ... nagan_lake
https://www.google.com/search?q=Okanaga ... 66&bih=675
Ed note: The content at the following link is insufficient to justify a Route entry; it does provide some useful information though.
Source: trailpeak.com
Route description (“22 km, 7 h”): Start from Gyro Beach or Rotary Beach in Kelowna (or Bertram Creek Regional Park).
Title at source: Kelowna to Rattlesnake Island.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Kelowna- ... na-BC-6063
Environment Canada Water Office. Okanagan Lake at Kelowna.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM083
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake parks. Information.
Kickininee Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... ickininee/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kickininee_Provincial_Park
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/ParksAnd ... ls/?ID=140
http://guythalizard.com/tag/kickininee-provincial-park/
https://www.google.com/search?q=Kickini ... 66&bih=675
Okanagan Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /okana_lk/
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/ok_lake-start.htm
http://www.travel.bc.ca/listings/okanag ... ark/21808/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okanagan_L ... ncial_Park
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/parksf ... 9/cabc1314
https://www.google.com/search?q=Okanaga ... 66&bih=675
Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /okana_mt/
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/ok_mtn-start.htm
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... _park.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okanagan_M ... ncial_Park
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/parksf ... 8/cabc0329
https://www.google.com/search?q=Okanaga ... 66&bih=675
Sun - Oka Beach Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/sun_oka/
http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/ ... -park.aspx
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/ParksAnd ... ls/?ID=151
http://www.okanaganvacationguide.com/sun-oka.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun-Oka_Be ... ncial_Park
Ellison Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/ellison/
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.tourismvernon.com/index.php/ ... ncial-park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellison_Provincial_Park
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Ellison+ ... 66&bih=675
Fintry Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... gs/fintry/
http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/ ... -park.aspx
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Fintry+P ... 66&bih=675
Trader’s Cove Regional Park.
http://www.regionaldistrict.com/service ... -park.aspx
http://www.regionaldistrict.com/media/1 ... arkMap.pdf
Bear Creek Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /bear_crk/
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/bear_creek-start.htm
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Bear+Cre ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake. Online, Note, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“35 miles”): Naramata, Rattlesnake Island, Penticton.
Title at source: Rattlesnake Island trip (2008).
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=829606
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Penticton”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“4.2 miles”, times 2): Day trip from Penticton to Kickininee Provincial Park and return.
Title at source: Kickininee Kayaking.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=833642
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake. Online, Notes.
Location: “Penticton”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“2.6 miles”): Day trip west from Penticton.
Title at source: November Kayak - Okanagan Lake.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=879082
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: smithers bc.
Route description: Multi-day trip on the lake, from Newport Beach to Penticton.
Title at source: Okanagan Lake N to S.
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 06&t=41274
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake, Rattlesnake Island. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Private site and Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description: Not provided.
Title at source: Okanagan Valley “Rattlesnake Island”.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 06&t=32315
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake, Rattlesnake Island. Online, Notes, Videos, Photos.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Ed note: Another trip. It’s unclear whether the party reached Rattlesnake Island.
Title at source: 2012-05-18 Kayaking trip to Rattlesnake Island by GuyThaLizard, Kathy McArthur + Robin Dunham.
http://shuswapkayaks.com/2012/05/21/201 ... lizard-co/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake, Rattlesnake Island. Online, Notes, Photos, GPS.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: TheOnlyGuy.
Route description (“57 km, 10h”): “Naramata to Rattlesnake Island then back to Penticton”.
Title at source: Rattlesnake Island – Okanagan Lake B.C.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Rattlesn ... on-BC-5109
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake, Commando Bay. Information.
http://wikimapia.org/6885050/Commando-Bay
http://www.sharphooks.com/search.aspx?s ... telid=6596
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan Lake, Commando Bay. Online, Notes, Photos, GPS.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: TheOnlyGuy.
Route description (“15 km, 4 h”): Day trip on the lake.
Title at source: Commando Bay – Okanagan Lake INDIAN ROCK TO COMMANDO BAY.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Commando ... on-BC-3500
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Columbia River, entering it in the US (there known as Okanogan).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okanogan_River
http://osca.org/river_restoration.html
http://www.obtwg.ca/pdf/ORRIBrochure.PDF
http://blog.conservancy.bc.ca/propertie ... ttonwoods/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=okanagan ... 66&bih=675
Okanagan Falls Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /okana_fl/
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/okfalls-start.htm
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.travel.bc.ca/listings/okanag ... ark/21807/
http://www.okanagan.worldweb.com/Okanag ... ksGardens/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Okanagan ... 66&bih=675
Vaseux Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... vaseux_lk/
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/vaseaux-start.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUrO2Tf4tdM
Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area.
Ed note: Appears to include the Vaseux Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary.
http://www.ec.gc.ca/ap-pa/default.asp?l ... 227DE036-1
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/documents/so10atwood1.pdf
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Vaseux-B ... 66&bih=675
Inkaneep Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /inkaneep/
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/inkaneep-start.htm
Haynes Point Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... haynes_pt/
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/haynes-start.htm
Environment Canada Water Office. Okanagan River at Okanagan Falls.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM002
Environment Canada Water Office. Okanagan River at Penticton.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM050
Environment Canada Water Office. Okanagan River below McIntyre Dam.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM247
Environment Canada Water Office. Okanagan River near Oliver.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM085
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Okanagan River. Features.
Okanagan Lake (Vernon, Kelowna and bridge, Okanagan Mission, Summerland, Naramata, Trout Creek, Penticton), Skaha Lake (Kaladen), Okanagan Falls, Vaseux Lake and Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area, Eagle Bluff, McIntyre Bluff, Oliver, Osoyoos Lake, Osoyoos, US (WA) border.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oyama Lake. Information.
Location: 30 km north of Kelowna.
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... /oyama.htm
https://www.google.ca/search?q=oyama+la ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Oyama Lake. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Title at source: Oyama Lake Sat, 21 July 2012 Kayaking.
Route description: Day trip on the lake.
http://guythalizard.com/2012/07/23/oyam ... 22-2012-2/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake and parks. Information.
Location: On the Okanagan River, just south of Penticton.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skaha_Lake
http://www.okanaganvacationguide.com/skaha-lake.html
http://www.penticton.ca/EN/main/communi ... -park.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=skaha+l ... 66&bih=675
Environment Canada Water Office. Skaha Lake at Okanagan Falls.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/graph/g ... tn=08NM084
Skaha Lake Park.
http://www.penticton.ca/EN/main/communi ... -park.html
http://wikimapia.org/21706749/Skaha-Lake-Park
http://www.penticton.ca/EN/meta/city-ne ... nsion.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=skaha+l ... 66&bih=675
Christie Memorial Park.
Ed note: No longer a Provincial Park.
http://www.ourbc.com/discover_bc/provin ... morial.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christie_M ... ncial_Park
http://www.campokanagan.com/parks/christie-start.htm
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=648
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Christie ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake. Online, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“6.7 miles”): Day trip on the north end of the lake.
Title at source: KAYAKING Skaha Lake.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1326508
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake circumnavigation. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“16.1 miles”): Day trip circumnavigating the lake.
Title at source: Circumnavigating Skaha Lake by kayak.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1741259
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“9.5 miles”): Day trip west and south from Skaha Lake Park to Sickle Point (Kaleden area); return.
Title at source: KAYAKING: Paddle on Skaha Lake to Sickle Point and back. Sept2-2012.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1752883
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake. Online, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
Route description (“3.5 miles”): Day trip on the lake.
Title at source: 1hr 18min workout Paddle.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1767720
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Skaha Lake. Online, Photos.
Source: Private site.
Author: GuyThaLizard.
http://shuswapkayaks.com/2013/03/18/201 ... thalizard/
http://shuswapkayaks.com/tag/2012-11-06 ... thalizard/
http://shuswapkayaks.com/2012/11/10/201 ... ard-video/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=guythali ... 66&bih=675
http://vimeo.com/62059691
http://guythalizard.com/2012/01/05/kaya ... -jan512-2/
http://guythalizard.com/2012/05/12/kaya ... e-point-2/
http://guythalizard.com/2013/02/11/thin ... feb102013/
http://guythalizard.com/2012/04/16/suns ... th-2012-9/
http://guythalizard.com/2012/04/15/myha ... 14-2012-2/
etc.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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WOW!! thats absolutely awesome and looks like it was a lot of work too!

Looks great!

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