Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Summerland….be sure to visit! an integral part of the KVR Trail, Summerland is located just north of Penticton on Hwy 97.  The main line of the KVR leaves Penticton and heads west, while the spur route south goes towards Okanagan Falls, Oliver & Osoyoos.  If you are heading south, you may just want to add an extra day trip before you do to see some of the wonderful sights and experiences of Summerland.  They include the Trout Creek trestle bridge, the Kettle Valley Steam Railway where the only remaining tracks are to be found and you can take a trip on the train!  Andoff the rails…where you will find some fabulous boutique wineries, Summerland Sweets, the Vinegar Works and more.

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
  • Kelowna (at airport) 344 metres
  • Naramata 1014 metres (on the KVR) – town is below the trail and accommodation distances vary
  • Penticton 351 metres
  • Summerland 454 metres
  • Penticton to Summerland:  15 km


There is a variety of accommodation available in Summerland from B&B’s to guest suites and hotels, motels and resort facilities.  For more information please visit the Summerland Visitors Centre.

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