Okanagan Falls / Marron River / McLean Creek / Shuttleworth Creek / Skaha Lake

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Okanagan Falls, BC (Nearby: Kaleden, Willowbrook, Eagle Bluff, Marron Valley, Penticton)

  • Marron River
  • Marron River
  • McLean Creek
  • McLean Creek
  • Shuttleworth Creek
  • Shuttleworth Creek
  • Skaha Lake

5350 9th Ave
Okanagan Falls, British Columbia
V0H 1R1

British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan

Description From Owner:
  • Marron River - Marron is French for a tamed animal that has reverted to the wild state. The Marron River probably got its name from the wild horses that were once numerous here.
  • McLean Creek - After Roderick McLean, who in 1860 built the VIBC post at Keremeos and later farmed there.
  • Shuttleworth Creek - After Harry Shuttleworth, who pre-empted land near Keremeos in 1877. He was a stockman, big-game guide, and hunter.
  • Skaha Lake - Originally Lac du Chien, then Dog Lake, and finally in 1930 officially named Skaha Lake to recognize local usage.
  • Skaha is the Shuswap Indian, not the Okanagan Indian, word for 'dog.' Angus McDonald, a pioneer HBC man, noted that the company's men killed and ate fat dogs here when they could not get venison or fish. Dogtown was an early name of Okanagan Falls.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Mount Hawthorne, 4km
  • Mount McLellan, 3km
  • Green Lake, 5km
  • Mahoney Lake, 7km
  • Prather Lake, 5km
  • Skaha Lake, 8km
  • Kitley Lake, 6km
  • Mount Keogan, 9km
  • White Lake, 7km
  • Vaseux Lake, 9km
  • Derenzy Lake, 9km
  • Mount Parker, 8km
  • Marron Lake, 9km
  • Gallagher Lake, 13km
  • Ripley Lake, 13km
  • Culper Lake, 10km
  • Madden Lake, 14km
  • Mount Christie, 11km
  • Aeneas Lake, 11km
  • McLean Clan Lake, 11km
  • Burnell Lake, 16km
  • Trout Lake, 11km
  • Orofino Mountain, 14km
  • Tugulnuit Lake, 17km
  • Mount Campbell, 17km
  • Taylor Lake, 15km
  • Mount Laidlaw, 12km
  • Mount Munson, 18km
  • Toy Lake, 12km
  • Twin Lakes, 13km
  • Madeline Lake, 19km
  • Yellow Lake, 14km
  • Oxbow Lake, 19km
  • Mount Nkwala, 21km
  • Blue Mountain, 19km
  • Farleigh Lake, 18km
  • Water Dog Lake, 25km
  • Mount Randolph, 25km
  • Allendale Lake, 18km
  • Ford Lake, 18km
  • Deadman Lake, 28km
  • Mount Kobau, 28km
  • Brent Lake, 23km
  • Conifryd Lake, 30km
  • Mount Underdown, 23km
  • Mount Conkle, 27km
  • Spotted Lake, 30km
  • Deep Lake, 29km
  • Turnbull Lake, 31km
  • Solco Lake, 21km