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The best panoramic view in town.

This natural mountain park is not for the faint of heart. It is a paved hiking trail that takes you... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Whether you walk up from the main road or drive to the parking area, the short hike to the top is... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Marlene K
Summerland, Canada
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trailhead off of Milne Road, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada
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All reviews paved road nice hike great workout bring water short hike easy hike extinct volcano worth the climb small parking area rewarding views okanagan lake panoramic view walk up views are fantastic few hours enjoy the view summit
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This natural mountain park is not for the faint of heart. It is a paved hiking trail that takes you to the top of a mountain where you can see all around Summerland to Penticton and across the lake to Naramata. It is challanging so...More

Thank Leegoodwin
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Whether you walk up from the main road or drive to the parking area, the short hike to the top is worth the effort. The panoramic view of Okanagan Lake, vineyards, orchards is a photographers dream.

Thank Marlene K
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Giant’s Head is a great 1-2 hour hike for those wanting to walk up the road or those wanting to get a hard core steeper hike on the path straight up. There are geocaches around the mountain and a lovely hike back around the west...More

Thank TheMaslos
Reviewed August 16, 2018

You can walk or e-bike up this mountain easily. It's a manageable excursion but the top seemed to be 'anti-climatic'. This was probably due to the wildfires in the area and the fact that the views were clouded by smoke.

Thank stefanie1332016
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy this hike so much that I did it twice in the last 3 weeks. Rewarding views at the top are well worth it, particularly on a colder day.

Thank hdabbagh
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Many options for individuals to go up Giant's Head. There is a road that goes the majority of the way that you can drive, walk, or cycle up. The road is narrow, keep that in mind if you're driving up. There are more direct paths...More

1  Thank aglaia369
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

It may not feel so easy getting to the top but once you get there the view is stunning. There is a paved road that winds around the back of the mountain for beginners and cyclists or you can take the more direct trails straight...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Beautiful views of Summerland and the Garnet Valley are your rewards for climbing the trail to the top Giant's Head Mountain Park.

1  Thank TrailblazingWendy
Reviewed April 28, 2018

While out geocaching with my sister and a friend, we decided to hike the trail to the summit of Giant's Head Mountain. This extinct volcano offers a panoramic view of the valley and lake below. The trail leading up to the summit is an easy...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This is a nice hike, not too tough but about 5km up and down. Great views of the whole valley, you can see peachland and Penticton.

Thank snooky75
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