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Individual Trail

Central Okanagan / Downtown Kelowna

4 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

This route is often frequented by families and tourists who want an easier trek to beautiful views overlooking downtown Kelowna and Okanagan Lake.

The gravel path takes you to two lookouts and has a slight incline. Once at the second lookout you are given several trail options if you wish to extend your hike.

The mountain is home to several types of wildflower, plants and animals. Bears may be active in the area, please be aware.

Knox Mountain is currently undergoing phases of restoration, please pay attention to signs and to stay on the path.

Basics
  • 4 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 3.85 km (one-way)
  • 45 minutes solo one-way
  • 1.5 hours solo | 2.0 hours group round-trip
  • 313 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Very Easy difficulty
Features
  • Part of the larger Knox trail network!
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Medium Hike
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Description:A relatively easy walk up the pathway to Apex lookout.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:All ages.
Cell Service:Excellent (Telus: October 2014)
First Listed:2011-May-30
Last Updated:2016-May-25
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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Duration One-Way (solo):45 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):90 min
Trailhead GPS:49.905357000,-119.490250000
Trailend GPS:49.911438000,-119.485107000
Distance:3.85 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:348 meters
Elevation at End:617 meters
Elevation Minimum:348 meters
Elevation Maximum:621 meters
Elevation Gain:313 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-44 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:9.00% (one-way)
Slope Down:-5.00% (one-way)
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