Parks, trails and beaches
Parks, beaches, and trails are an important element of Penticton's superb quality of life. Sun seekers can enjoy miles of warm, sandy beaches while water sport enthusiasts will find their every need catered to. Paved walkways and cycle paths along Okanagan and Skaha beaches, or the Kettle Valley Railway pathway, attract joggers, cyclists and hikers. Lush parks, golf courses and tennis courts provide endless hours of outdoor fun.
The City of Penticton offers a Gifting Program, allowing you to donate items for City Parks, including a commemorative plaque. For full details, visit our Gifting Program.
Browse through our area parks, trails, and beaches using the navigation on the left - you will be surprised at just how many parks, beaches, and trails are located within Penticton!
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Interested in holding an outdoor wedding ceremony in one of Penticton's beautiful parks? Download the Wedding Rental Application Form
Trip Advisor recently voted Okanagan beaches as the #2 best beaches in Canada. The City of Penticton maintains seven beaches for the public's enjoyment. Visit our Beaches section to browse through these gorgeous sandy paradises.
Parks for Festivals and Events
Parks for Sun, Fun, and Everyone
Many of Penticton's parks offer a variety of features and amenities, guaranteeing that you will find something to appeal to you - whether it is outdoor recreation, swimming, suntanning, running through the sprinkers, or just laying on the grass.
Propane or briquette barbecues are permitted in most City parks and beaches providing:
- Only for the purpose of food preparation;
- No Open fires/flames are allowed in any park or beach, except in designated firepits
- Avoid damage-do not place hot barbecues on plastic picnic tables or benches;
- Do not dispose of hot briquettes/embers in garbage cans or in any park location.
- Due to fire hazards barbecues are not permitted in parks with natural dry grass areas including Munson Mountain, Esplanade, Wiltse Nature Park, KVR Trail, etc.
For additional information regarding open burning and outdoor fireplaces please contact the Penticton Fire Department 250 490-2311.
Penticton is home to the Trans Canada Trail which includes sections of the Kettle Valley Railway.
View our Maps page for the locations of these trails, and other amenities.