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  BC Parks - Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
On the northeast side of Kalamalka Lake, this park is a well-preserved remnant of the natural grasslands that once stretched from Vernon to Osoyoos.
Kalamalka Lake is unique in that it is known as a “marl” lake.
Kalamalka Lake was an artillery range during World War II, so give any suspicious, bombshell-shaped objects a wide berth and report these objects to a park official.
www.britishcolumbia.com /ParksAndTrails/Parks/details/?ID=135   (474 words)

  
  Kalamalka Lake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kalamalka Lake is named for the Okanagan (Okanogan U.S. spelling) Indian chief who occupied its northern shores, although many believe (incorrectly) that it means (lake of) many colours in the Okanagan Language.
Lakes in the Okanagan are not as deep as those in the Kootenays in southeastern British Columbia, but they are certainly deep, although the silt in the lakes may mask this.
Kalamalka Lake lies approximately 4 kilometres south of Vernon, British_Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kalamalka_Lake   (140 words)

  
 Kalamalka Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kalamalka Lake is named for the Okanagan (Okonogan U.S. spelling) indian chief who occupied its northern shores, although many believe (incorrectly) that it means (lake of) many colours in the Okanagan Language.
At different times of the year the colour of the lake can range from cyan to indigo, in different spots at the same time.
Lakes in the Okanagan are not as deep as those in the Kootenays in northeastern British Columbia, but they are certainly deep, although the silt in the lakes may mask this.
www.encyclopedia-1.com /k/ka/kalamalka_lake.html   (127 words)

  
 Lakes, Beaches & Parks > Greater Vernon Services Commission
Kalamalka Lake has been named one of the top ten most beautiful lakes in the world according to National Geographic.
Okanagan Lake is the largest in the region, running 120 km from Vernon to Penticton, and features a range of activities from parasailing to windsurfing, house boating and fishing.
Swan Lake provides some of the most significant habitat in the Okanagan Valley, and is of vital importance to migrating waterfowl and birds of prey in the winter and during migration.
www.greatervernon.ca /greatervernon/parks.html   (729 words)

  
 Vernon BC Tourism, Virtual Vernon Website provides you with a complete online guide to Vernon BC and the North Okanagan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kalamalka Lake, named by National Geographic as one of the 10 most beautiful lakes in the world, is one of a handful of unique bodie of water known as "marl lakes".
This lake is the largest in the region, running 120 km from Vernon to Penticton, and featuring a range of activities from parasailing to windsurfing, houseboating and fishing.
This large, shallow lake at the North end of Vernon is an ideal habitat for waterfowl nesting, breeding and migration.
www.virtualvernon.com /tourism/lakes.htm   (1307 words)

  
 TB Volume 19 Issue 1 En
Lake levels are managed according to an Operating Plan that was developed in the mid-1970s.
Using a screening technique which examines correlations between the historic spring lake inflows and all the potential predictor variables, several of the possible predictor variables were discarded because they explained such a small proportion of the observed inflow.
In addition to the four optimal models for each lake, we developed a set of four "variable-consistent" equations for each lake (one for each forecast date), in which the independent variables are the same for each forecast date.
www.cwra.org /Publications/CWRA_-_Water_News/Water_News_Archives/Water_News_Volume_19/tb_volume_19_issue_1_en.html   (2056 words)

  
 Oyama, British Columbia, Canada
Nestled in the sunny Okanagan Valley, between Wood Lake to the south and Kalamalka Lake to the north, the community of Oyama is known for its serenity, sunshine, beautiful clean lakes, and warm hospitality.
Location: Oyama is located in Lake Country, on Oyama Road off the eastern side of Highway 97, 16 miles (25 km) south of Vernon, and 7 miles (11 km) north of Winfield.
Kalamalka Lake, north of Oyama, is named after the Indian Chief Kalamalka, who lived on the lake.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns/?townID=4053   (905 words)

  
 Vernon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The townsite was a camp on the fur-trade trail, and the northern terminus for lake steamers was at nearby Okanagan Landing.
The city centre is built on relatively flat land; much of the residential section is on glacial terraces and valley slopes.
There is a branch of Okanagan University College at nearby COLDSTREAM, on Kalamalka Lake.
thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0008336   (298 words)

  
 Okanagan-Shuswap Travel In-Town: Okanagan's Picturesque Parks
Kalamalka Lake is known for its unusual emerald green color.
This park is on the southern end of Okanagan Lake, has a pleasant north-facing beach and a brick pathway along it length, from the Marina on the east, past the Penticton Art Gallery, Rotary Park, and the SS Sicamous sternwheeler to the Penticton Rose Garden and the Okanagan River Channel on the west.
The lake is a resting point for birds coming through here on their spring and fall migrations, and attracts some species not sighted anywhere else in Canada: the canyon wren, white throated swift and the white-headed woodpecker.
okanagan.foundlocally.com /Travel/Attr-Parks.htm   (1409 words)

  
 Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park
The soft grasslands of summer, the rich tones of the leaves turning in the fall or the brilliant splashes of wildflower colour in the spring set off by the stunning blues and greens of Kalamalka Lake make this park a favorite amongst all who visit.
The lake is known as a "marl lake", a process which begins when the lake warms and calcium carbonate or limestone forms crystals that reflect the sunlight creating its distinct blue-green colour.
The natural wetlands and ponds within the park are home to a vast array of animal life including the western rattlesnake, pacific rubber boa, western painted turtle, weasels, the bobcat and red fox.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/ok/parks/kalamalka.htm   (273 words)

  
 WOOD LAKE
Wood Lake is immediately adjacent to Kalamalka Lake, a larger oligotrophic marl lake, and connected to it by a dredged channel (the Oyama canal).
Wood Lake was, during the intensive study of the Okanagan Basin Study, described as eutrophic with summer cyanobacterial blooms and large hypolimnetic oxygen depletion.
Cooling water taken from Okanagan Lake is used by a distillery in the Wood Lake basin and flows into Wood Lake have reduced the normal water residence time of the lake by half.
www.ilec.or.jp /database/nam/nam-52.html   (2453 words)

  
 Tourism BC | Thompson Okanagan | View Points   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Vineyards and orchards are concentrated along the shores and hillsides of the Okanagan Valley, a four-hour drive east from Vancouver.
Locals call Kalamalka the "Lake of Many Colours" due to the distinctive blue-green of the lake itself, the bright swaths of wildflowers in the spring, the subtle palette of the grasslands in summer and the rich hues of autumn leaves.
Kalamalka Lake Lookout is a 10-15-minute drive south from Vernon, off Highway 97.
www.hellobc.com /en-CA/SightsActivitiesEvents/Attractions/ViewPoints/ThompsonOkanagan.htm?Lev1=4   (705 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kalamalka Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Map of the regional districts that the Okanagan covers The Okanagan is a region located in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light.
Vernon City in the central region of British Columbia called Okanagan at the north end of Okanagan Lake and Kalamalka Lake.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kalamalka-Lake   (349 words)

  
 Kelowna British Columbia Okanagan Vacation Kalamalka - Condominium
From the buzz and excitement of Kelowna to the pristine waters of Wood and Kalamalka Lakes.
Kalamalka, the lake of many colours, is one of the most beautiful lakes in British Columbia.
Emerald Beach Villas is on Wood Lake in five acres of enchantment and adjacent to over 1000 feet of shoreline and 20 acres of park land.
www.vrbo.com /37982   (596 words)

  
 Kalamalka Lake Vacation Rentals - Lakefront Condo and Chalet Accommodations
Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park is 890 hectares of grassland dotted with ponderosa pine and groves of Douglas fir.
Kalamalka Lake is known for it's emerald-green colour.
Cold springs continually push the silt f rom the bottom of the lake upwards and sunlight passing through the water causes the effect.
www.ownerdirect.com /aboutresorts/bc-kalamalkalake.htm   (250 words)

  
 Lake Country British Columbia Real Estate
Lake Country is a municipality made up of four different constituencies with a population of approximately 10,000: Winfield, the commercial centre of the area; Okanagan Centre, a residential community that lines Okanagan Lake; Oyama, located between and around both Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lakes; and Carr's Landing along Okanagan Lake.
The larger lakes are: Okanagan, Kalamalka, Wood, and Duck, while in the hills to the east lie smaller fishing lakes named Beaver, Dee, Aberdeen, Oyama and many more.
Lake Country has endless possibilities, whether it be for a vacation or permanent residence.
relocate-canada.com /bc/lake_country.htm   (668 words)

  
 Lake Country, British Columbia, Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Info Centre
Lake Country is made up of four different constituencies with a population of approximately 10,000 and growing.
Winfield remains the commercial centre of the district, Okanagan Centre and Carrs Landing are both residential communities that lie on the shore of Okanagan Lake and Oyama the “Jewel of the Okanagan” is located on both Wood and Kalamalka Lake.
Lake Country is surrounded by several great lakes including: Okanagan Lake, Kalamalka Lake, Wood Lake and Duck Lake; and many smaller ones hidden within the Coastal and Monashee Mountain ranges.
www.lakecountrychamber.com /visservices.htm   (458 words)

  
 Westshore Development - Waterfront Vacation Rentals - Emerald Beach Villas - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Emerald Beach Villas is located on the shores of Woods Lake in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, 10 minutes from the airport in Kelowna.
The five mile long lake connects via a canal to the beautiful Kalamalka Lake for another 10 miles of incredible Okanagan views.
Kalamalka, the lake of many colours, is one of the most beautiful lakes in British Columbia.
www.westshor.com /about.html   (349 words)

  
 MYSTERIOUS WORLD: Autumn 2002: Mysterious Sea Serpents Part III: Ogopogo
All three lakes contain similar types of wildlife, though there is some question as to whether or not Loch Ness has adequate amounts of fish to supply an animal of Nessie's alleged size.
Not only are the lakes very similar in latitude and composition, but the monsters believed to lurk in their depths are also very similar, both in habits and appearance.
This sacred creature of the water was more truly a lake demon, carrying on the same murderous exploits that it had carried on in life.
www.mysteriousworld.com /Journal/2002/Autumn/SeaSerpents   (2841 words)

  
 OKhomeseller - Vernon Real Estate, Vernon Homes for Sale by Owner - Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Okanagan Lake stretches from Penticton 120 kilometers north to Vernon and is reputed to be the home of Ogopogo, a lake creature like Scotland's Loch Ness Monster.
Kalamalka Lake is much smaller, has an unusual turquoise hue and is considered to be one of the top 10 lakes in the world by National Geographic Magazine.
We specialize in the advertising of all real estate that is for sale by owner, including; building lots, lake view homes, lakefront homes, resort homes, new homes, character homes, older homes, rental property, commercial realestate, acreages, farms, hobby farms, lakefront cottages and all properties in between.
www.okhomeseller.com /Content/Vernon-listings.asp   (501 words)

  
 British Columbia: Okanagan Similkameen -- Provincial Parks
The 182 hectare Mabel Lake Provincial Park is the ideal setting to relax, enjoy the beaches and the surrounding forests.
Otter Lake Provincial Park is 73 hectares of beatiful parkland.
A wildlife viewing station is located in the park and it is not uncommon to encounter California bighorn sheep in the winter and spring.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/ok/parks/index.html   (822 words)

  
 Explore the Okanagan
The valley population grew with the discovery of gold on the Fraser River in 1858 and in the Caribou region in 1861.
Tennis, golfing, hiking, mountain lake fishing, water sports, skiing, orchard touring and wine tasting are just some of the activities from which to choose during a stay at any of the numerous bed and breakfasts and deluxe resorts throughout the valley.
Kelowna is also home of the elusive "Ogopogo" lake monster, a statue of which stands in the city and resembles a long serpent with a head like a goat or horse.
www.pentictonbb.com /PentictonTravel.htm   (2573 words)

  
 Ministry of Environment - Kalamalka Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Horseback riding is permitted in the Cosens Bay Valley, Bear Valley and Rattlesnake Hill portions of the park found between the Coldstream Trail and the Cosens Bay parking lot.
Horses may access Kalamalka Lake at the eastern end of Cosens Bay only.
Kalamalka Lake is a popular destination for waterskiing, though there is no boat launch in the park.
www.env.gov.bc.ca /bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kalamalk.html   (1565 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages | Anyone know about Duck Lake?
It is not the best lake or resort in the area but for time sharing it definitely is the easiest to trade to.
I think the Lake Okanagan Resort is available through RCI and, while this is a liitle off the beaten track it is nicer than the resort on Duck Lake.
Wood lake is a few miles to the north of Duck Lake and Kalamalka is separated from Wood Lake by a narrow strip of land.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=29&tid=34902350&numresponses=7&start=0   (820 words)

  
 Okanagan information page.
The major lakes are: Osoyoos Lake, Skaha Lake, Okanagan Lake and Kalamalka Lake.
Kalamalka Lake near Winfield, between Kelowna and Vernon.
SS Sicamous an old passenger ferry that ran on the lake until June of 1936, it is now a museum on the beach at the end south end of Lake Okanagan
www.bakerservices.com /tour/okanagan.htm   (313 words)

  
 Coldstream, BC Map, Kalamalka Lake Road, Sandy Beaches, Silver Star Mountain
Situated by the north end of Kalamalka Lake your chances of living a relaxing rural lifestyle in Coldstream are pretty much guaranteed.
Two spots to try are the public beach located on Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park and Kal Beach on Kalamalka lake Road.
This is spectacular country with Mabel Lake and the Shuswap River all within your reach.
www.ourbc.com /travel_bc/bc_cities/thompson_okanagan/coldstream.htm   (288 words)

  
 Angling B.C. Discussion Forum
I was in B.C. last year and I was talking to a guy who said he catches big lake trout in Kalamalka lake.
I have never caught a lake trout, but if there is a possibility there I would like to try to catch one.
Lake trout have a superb, white, flaky flesh that might remind you of cod (although they obviously don't TASTE the same!) and are well worth the effort to catch.
www.anglingbc.com /articles/fishspeciesposts/1423.html?0   (465 words)

  
 Ministry of Environment - Kalamalka Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The pit toilet at the Jade/Juniper parking lot is wheelchair accessible as well as one of the picnic tables at Juniper Bay.
Horseback riding is permitted in the Cosens Valley, Bear Valley and Rattlesnake Hill portions of the park found between the Coldstream Trail and the Cosens Bay parking lot.
Kalamalka Lake is a popular destination for waterskiing, though there is no boat launch in the park.
wlapwww.gov.bc.ca /bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kalamalk.htm   (1389 words)

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