Articles about Penticton, British Columbia

  • Kettle Valley Railway and Walking Trails
    Iím sure Andrew McCulloch never thought his lifeís work would make so many people happy. As the chief engineer of the Kettle Valley Railway Project at the turn of the century, constructing a rail line through some of the most inhospitable terrain in all of North America was a challenging and colossal undertaking in itself. McCulloch and those who worked to lay Kettle Valley track, far from home and facing considerable hardship and danger on a daily basis, may have never known this engineering marvel would become a treasured conduit for recreation and relaxation for generations of people to come.
  • Penticton water sports
    Nestled between two vast warm water lakes with miles of beach and secret coves, Penticton is well known as a water-loverís destination no matter what your choice of vessel. Every season, thousands of people enjoy the smooth sand and gentle lapping waves on the beaches of Okanagan and Skaha Lake. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day of dipping with the family, or want to hype-up your adrenaline behind a ski boat, Pentictonís lakes offer something for everyone.

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