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  • by Josh
  • 2019-Jun-21

Individual Trail

BC-Okanagan (Central) / 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.

Activities
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
Seasons Accessible
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Camping Details

Not permitted.

Basics
  • 4 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Double-Wide
  • 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: A relatively easy walk up the pathway to Apex lookout.
Kids & Pets
  • On-Leash
  • Child-Friendly
  • Stroller-Friendly
Features
  • Part of the larger Knox trail network!
  • GPS Map available.

  • None



Suggested Protection
  • Bear Spray
Notes

On rare occasions bears have been sighted.

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Driving Time

From Downtown Kelowna, approximate travel time by car is 4 minute(s).

Approximate Trailhead Address

450-920 Knox Mountain Dr, Kelowna, BC V1Y

Trailhead GPS Co-ordinates

49.905357000,-119.490250000

Detailed Directions

Heading west on Harvey Avenue (Highway 97), turn right o Ellis St. and follow it right through to the parking lot at the bottom of Knox mountain.

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