The Okanagan Lake Lookout Loop is a fairly new hiking route near the Predator Ridge and Sparkling Hill Resort just off the highway south of Vernon. Expect a pretty short hike, perfect for the whole family with great views of the mountains to the west of Okanagan Lake.
Directions To Trailhead:
Drive 12 km south of Vernon and take the Bailey Rd exit. Take a left onto Commonage Rd then a right on to Predator Ridge Dr. Finally turn left on Birdie Lake Dr and park on one of the nearby residential side streets. One of the main trailheads is at Birdie Lake Dr Birdie Lake Pl.
Distance from Vernon to Trailhead: 20km
Walking time: 1-2 hours
Trail Length: 3km loop
GPS: Not necessary
Easy to Keep on Trail: fairly easy but there are a few side-trails to avoid.