Sometimes the most beautiful places
in the world get overlooked because of their
proximity to the more celebrated locations.
Take Skaha Lake in the Okanagan
Valley region of British Columbia.
She sits south of bigger and much more famous
Okanagan Lake. The lake of the Ogopogo legends.
Who doesn't love a good elusive monster mystery.
Skaha Lake is part of the Okanagan River, which is
a tributary of the Columbia River. The Okanagan River drains the
Okanagan Valley east of the Cascades. And the Cascades
are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Lake Skaha certainly plays her part in the bigger picture
of British Columbia's geology and geography.
And she is a beauty. In the wintertime, she