Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
Famous for hot summers and desert landscape, the Oroville area is picturesque with rolling hills, warm, clear lakes and endless blue skies. Every year, thousands of tourists travel from far and wide to enjoy the rural charm and scenic combination of orchards, vineyards, golf courses and beaches.
A string of roadside fruit stands offer passerbys a delicious selection of fresh cherries, peaches, pears, apples, apricots and a variety of other locally grown fruits and vegetables.
The long warm summers and mild winters make the area a popular destination for outdoor fun seekers. Recreational opportunities are plentyful with water sports, boating, golfing, winery touring, hiking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, and the list goes on... In the winter months, enjoy a day on the slopes or an afternoon of ice skating. And the terrain and mild weather cannot be beat for snowshoe enthusiasts, snowmobilers and cross country skiers.
The South Okanagan/Okanogan is truly alive with activity throughout the seasons, giving visitors a lasting impression that keeps them coming back year after year.