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Lake Country East - Oyama

A gem located in between two lakes.

Home to families, retirees, and vacationers, Oyama has everything from large waterfront estates, orchards, farms, sprawling acreages, modular and mobile home parks, and cottages.

Located on a strip of land between Kalamalka and Wood Lakes, the tight-knit community is a popular destination for boaters, swimmers, and cyclists, thanks to the construction of two popular multi-use trails, the Okanagan Rail Trail and Pelmewash Parkway, which once served as Highway 97 and has since been replaced with a wide pedestrian-friendly paved trail.

While shopping in Winfield or Vernon can be easily accessed, Oyama features a quaint village centre with a boat channel that connects the two lakes. Included are a general store, Legion, yacht club, community centre, and traditional school. Jutting off on a peninsula on Kalamalka Lake is Kaloya Park, a popular picnic area.

Lake Country East - Oyama Fast Facts


Neighbourhood In The News


OCT 2, 2020

District of Lake Country looks to the future of Oyama isthmus

"The Oyama isthmus could look quite different in the future. Because of its proximity to the rail trail, it’s a popular destination for people from all over the Okanagan. But its popularity is rapidly outgrowing the amenities on offer, so the District of Lake Country is trying to design a long-term vision."

SOURCE: Global News


News topics and articles are updated periodically

What Locals Say

Don't take our word for it. We asked local residents for their feedback about this neighbourhood. This is what they said...

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[Kaloya Regional Park] Perfect little piece of serenity in the world and the best place for kayaking

- Via Google

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Proximity to both Wood and Kalamalka Lakes & rail trail.

- Via Social Media

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My kids love Oyama Elementary

- Via Social Media

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Gets really busy in the summer

- Via Social Media

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The views and opinions expressed above are held by the original authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Lora+Christy team.

Lora + Christy's Take

"Oyama feels like a destination in itself! Nestled between two lakes and along the newly built Rail Trail, it's a must view for water and nature lovers."