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is located in the southern most region of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.
Osoyoos is at the crossroads of two of BC's main highways, Highway 97 and
Highway 3. Highway 97 runs north to Alaska and south to Mexico.
Highway 3 runs west to Vancouver and east to the Alberta Border. Osoyoos
actually sits just on the Canadian side of the Border with the State of
Washington. The population of the Town of Osoyoos and the surrounding area
is approximately 7,000.
Osoyoos comes from the Native American name "Soo-yoos" a narrow point where two (2) lakes come together. Osoyoos is home to Canada's only "Arid Desert" and is surrounded by lush fruit trees and towering mountains. It's breath-taking beauty, warm winters and hot summers make Osoyoos an ideal vacation spot any time of the year. Visitors and locals alike are attracted to Osoyoos' "South-Western" theme and lifestyle.
Lake Osoyoos is the focal point of the town and extends along the valley 16 km north, and south into the USA. The lake has an average summer temperature of 24°C (70°F) and rarely freezes over in the winter. Numerous public beaches and parks are ideal for children and water skiers as they are shallow and sandy along the shore. There are several boat launches and three marinas for those who wish to rent power boats, Jet Skis, windsurfers or a paddle boats.
For golfers, Osoyoos Golf & Country
Club offers 27 holes of championship golf. Desert Springs Golf Course is
a scenic lake view par 3 course. Both courses are open to the public.
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