Chute Lake is a small alpine lake high above Penticton on Okanagan mountain at about 4000 feet.  It is accessible by road from Penticton and by 4 wheel drive road from Kelowna.  From here the trail descends steadily and quickly into the vineyards and orchards of the Okanagan Valley.

Elevation & Distances

Elevation:  Midway  581 metres     Rock Creek  603 metres     Westbridge   633 metres     Beaverdell   790 metres     Idabel Lake   1225 metres     Myra Station  1258 metres   Ruth Station 1244 metres      Chute Lake 1236 metres

  • Idabel Lake to Chute Lake:  58 km
  • Myra Station to Chute Lake: 36.1 km
  • Chute Lake to Penticton: 43.6 km


There is just one place available at Chute Lake, but the Resort has a number of different accommodation options.  They have a few supplies on hand and a restaurant at the Lodge.

Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Chute Lake Resort

Contact: (250) 493-3535
Hosts: Doreen Reed
Location: on the KVR, 20 km from Penticton via Naramata/Chute Lake Rd.
Lodge Rooms, Rustic Cabins & Camping available

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