Skaha Lake

Skaha Lake is a lake in southern British Columbia, the inflow and outflow is the Okanogan River. The lake has a surface area of ​​20 km ², it has a length of 11.8 km and a maximum width of 2.2 km.

The lake is fed by the Okanagan River, which is channeled in conjunction with the Okanagan Lakes. The so-called Channel is a popular destination for residents of Penticton. On the northern shore of the lake of the regional airport of Penticton lies. Is accessed the lake from Highway 97, which runs largely on the western shore of the lake. On the west bank, 13 km south of Penticton, lies the community of Kaleden. There Highway 3A branches off to Keremeos. At the southern tip of the lake, the community is Okanagan Falls. Outlet of the lake is again the Okanagan River, which flows south to the international boundary between Canada and the United States.