Author: City of Kelowna Parks

Eagle View & Quail Flume Trail

Escape the city life and connect with nature by exploring the Eagle View and Quail Flume trails, located just west of the Quail Ridge neighbourhood. Both trails travel through Ponderosa pine forests and offer fantastic views of both landscapes and wildlife.

Hidden Gem | Guisachan Heritage Park

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:00 PM by City of Kelowna Parks

Guisachan Heritage Park

Guisachan Heritage Park is rich with history and character. It’s a beautiful park with lush flower beds surrounding the Guisachan House, originally built in 1891 as a summer home for the Earl and Countess of Aberdeen. Guisachan, or ‘Land of the Firs’ in Gaelic, was the name chosen for their new home.

Hidden Gem: Chichester Wetland Park

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:00 PM by City of Kelowna Parks

Nestled in the heart of the Rutland Community, Chichester Wetland Park is a textbook example of a small remnant wetland. Wetlands are extremely rare in the arid Okanagan environment, comprising only about .02 per cent of the land base. They provide important wildlife habitat, help to prevent flooding and remove pollutants from water.

Hidden Gem: Kasugai Garden Park

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:24 PM by City of Kelowna Parks

Kasugai Gardens
Kasugai Garden Park, photos by @okinstababy 

Kasugai Garden Park, photos by @okinstababy  In downtown Kelowna, when the crowds are bustling and the cars are honking and you just need a place to escape and gather your thoughts, consider Kasugai Garden Park a downtown sanctuary. Located within a walled enclosure not obvious from adjacent streets, it represents a tranquil oasis in the busy downtown core.