Industry and markets in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Kettle Valley
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Published by The Division in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English


  • Regional Planning -- British Columbia -- Okanagan -- Maps,
  • Regional Planning -- British Columbia -- Similkameen Valley area -- Maps,
  • Regional Planning -- British Columbia -- Kettle Valley area -- Maps,
  • British Columbia -- Economic conditions

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEconomic survey - region three
StatementRegional Development Division, Dept. of Trade and Industry, Province of British Columbia.
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14100002M

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Develop a world class identity for the Okanagan Valley as a trails destination. Develop a vision and strategy forum for an integrated trails network in the Okanagan Valley. Support the development of non-motorized designations on the Kettle Valley Railway. Encourage greater Indigenous involvement in trail experiences. Please call to book. Walk-ins will be permitted if space and time permit. Harvest at Kettle Valley Winery. We were fortunate to not be affected by the early frosts on October 10 and 11 which hit most of the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys and killed most of .   With in-depth text, some 40 maps and close to photos, the book describes the many routes in kilometre-by-kilometre detail - the Centennial and Trans Canada Trails, as well as many lesser-known trails and routes in the s: 8. The Similkameen Valley (or simply, the Similkameen) lies in the southern part of the Thompson-Okanagan region of British Columbia, towns and villages are few and small, but there's some big scenery, particularly in the provincial parks. The eastern end of the valley is similar to the nearby Okanagan and is a great place to stop and get fresh fruit in the summer and early fall.

Of particular note is the Kettle Valley Railway, which has been converted to trail that connects much of the southern Okanagan and Similkameen. Popular with cyclists, it combines scenery and a glimpse into the history of what it took to cross the region before cars and the Trans-Canada Highway. Flooding has an impact on South Okanagan tourism industry. Over many years, tourism groups and others in the Okanagan Valley have worked to build and market the image of the region as a tourism destination. “Naramata Bench wineries were absolutely bursting and the Kettle Valley Rail Trail had lots of people riding it. Over in the. The Okanagan (/ oʊ k ə ˈ n ɑː ɡ ən /), also known as the Okanagan Valley and sometimes as the Okanagan Country, is a region in the Canadian province of British Columbia defined by the basin of Okanagan Lake and the Canadian portion of the Okanagan is part of the Okanagan Country, extending into the United States as Okanogan County in north-central Washington.   Similkameen Valley: Known as “One of the top 5 wine regions you have never heard of” by Air Canada’s Enroute magazine, the Similkameen Valley is not exactly in the Okanagan Valley but worth mentioning. Just a minute drive from Osoyoos or Penticton, the Similkameen Valley has 11 wineries and 1 ciderie to visit.