Bedford Lookout Loop


This trail is part of the immense Bedford Trail network. The network has over 30 km of trails, many of which are seldom used in 2021 and have become overgrown, with even the signs and markers aging and falling off trees. The official park map is wildly out of date and incomplete. Do not attempt without our GPS map: it is easy to get lost — especially considering most of the park is out of cell service range.

While most of the trails here simply meander through the forest, the Lookout Loop has a spectacular view of Okanagan Lake and the entire valley that shouldn't be missed. It's easy to spend a day here wandering the trails, passing by countless swamps, creeks, ponds, and lakes.

In early spring (April) be prepared for the trail to be flooded in numerous areas.
  • Short
  • Easy
  • Loop
  • 6.10 km round-trip
  • 1 hr 45 min solo
  • 187 m gain
  • Variable Width
Kids & Pets
  • Part of the larger Bedford/Peachland Trails (Trail Network) trail network.


49.77708177548788, -119.8249163630511

Driving Time

From Peachland, approximate travel time by car is 11 min.

GPS Co-ordinates

Detailed Directions

1) Cross highway 97 from Beach Ave in downtown Peachland and continue onto Princeton Ave.
2) Follow for 5.4 km and the road renames to Brenda Mines Rd and becomes dirt.
3) Drive for an additional 3.7 km to the marked trailhead on the right side of the dirt road.

Google Directions

Use our written directions in preference to the Google directions below as they are likely more accurate.

  • Starting Elevation: 882 meters
  • Ending Elevation: 882 meters
  • Maximum Elevation: 1016 meters
  • Minimum Elevation: 882 meters
  • Elevation Gain: 187 meters
  • Elevation Loss: -187 meters
  • Slope Up: 6.00%
  • Slope Down: -5.00%

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GPS Notes
Most often when viewing our maps, trails marked in Green or Blue have been human-verified by our volunteers. A route in purple indicates an overgrown trail or a bushwhack. Otherwise, the tracks may have been satellite traced or imported from third party sources. While we strongly believe our GPS are accurate, please be aware that no logging system is perfect and to be aware of potential errors.
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