Family biking in grasslands (Picture BC photo)
Oliver provides tremendous opportunities for mountain bikers of every skill level and thrill quotient.
Easy riders can warm up beside the Okanagan River, pedal country lanes among cherry and peach orchards or take on the moderate slopes of Black Sage Road for a tour of vineyards and wineries.
Thrill seekers, strap on the gear and check out the experts-only downhill plunge at TKO off the Golden Mile Trail. Landscapes include orchards and vineyards, dry grasslands dotted with antelope brush and sage, stands of ponderosa pine, granite cliffs and mountain lakes. Trails provide opportunities for viewing wildlife both common and rare.
Highlight Rides around Oliver
International Hike & Bike Trail
The easy-ride International Hike & Bike Trail follows the course of the Okanagan River channel from McAlpine Bridge on Highway 97 in the north to Osoyoos Lake in the south.