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Individual Trail

Central Okanagan / West Kelowna

17 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

Named after Westbank Pioneer, Shannon Marshall and known to the First Nations people as Tenas Lake (small lake), this short trail is an easy one for the family and stroller-friendly.

The lake was used as a source of water by the First Nation's Tsinstikeptum Reserve in the early 20th century, it also provides water to the Marshall and Marlow Springs. In 1977, the south end of Shannon Lake was established as a Regional Park spanning 3.7 hectares.

Stocked with rainbow trout, the lake is known for fishing. In the summertime, a "Go Fish" program usually takes place, it provides youth under the age of 16 a chance to learn how to fish. The lake is also home to several waterbirds and turtles which are seen frequently.

The area is perfect for picnicking and dogs are allowed on a leash, providing you clean up after them.

  • 17 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 0.90 km (one-way)
  • 11 minutes solo one-way
  • 22 minutes solo | 29 minutes group round-trip
  • 33 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Very Easy difficulty
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Short Hike
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Description:A very easy lake-side walk.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2012-Jun-03
Last Updated:2014-Nov-02
GPS Notes
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Duration One-Way (solo):11 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):22 min
Trailhead GPS:49.855343000,-119.616821000
Trailend GPS:49.856682000,-119.609154000
Distance:0.90 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:505 meters
Elevation at End:497 meters
Elevation Minimum:495 meters
Elevation Maximum:510 meters
Elevation Gain:33 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-41 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:7.90% (one-way)
Slope Down:-8.20% (one-way)
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