Active by Nature

Say go. We dare you.

We are active. We are drop dead gorgeous. And we want you to get out and explore our awesome natural playground, because our everyday lives are better than most people's vacations.

Inspired by the 2012 bid for Ironman, Active by Nature highlights our extensive network of pathways, shared trails, roadways, parks and beaches. 

The Map

Use the interactive map as your kick-start to enjoy the epic outdoor adventures that Kelowna has waiting for you. We have highlighted some of our best and most stunning routes and trails for you to explore while biking, running, walking, swimming, strolling, rolling, or whatever it is you like to do outside - winter, spring, summer or fall.

Interactive Map
Check out this season's featured routes highlighted on the map.

What are you waiting for? Say go!

Making Active by Nature even more interactive!

We have launched Knox Your Sox Off! and the Knox Challenge - two new interactive and fun ways to enjoy your hike up Knox Mountain Park along the Apex Trail. You just need your phone (GPS on), water and some good shoes.

Knox Mountain Park

Knox Your Sox Off! is a fun and fact-filled quest where you hike up Knox along the Apex Trail at your own pace. With your phone as your guide, you'll learn about the history of Knox Mountain Park, its natural plant and wildlife, and much more. Take the kids and see where the trail takes you...you might just see something that Knox Your Sox Off!

Knox Challenge is a timed quest. Whether you're a seasoned 'Knox-er' or new to the Apex Trail, give it a try! Your phone (GPS on) acts as your stopwatch. Start at the bottom of the Apex Trail, follow the sign markers as you make your way up, and the challenge is on. It's a steep hike to the top of the 2.4 km trail so get your heart rate up and then enjoy the stunning view at the top. Track your time, challenge your friends, track how many times - there are lots of ways to have fun with the Knox Challenge!

How to get started:

  1. Download the 'QuestUpon' app (available for iPhone and Android).
  2. Select your quest.
  3. Start your adventure!