posted 2002 revised 2008/02/01 Osoyoos The Brigade Trail J. Haynes and the Customs House The Founding of Osoyoos Cattle, the Krugers, Irrigation and the Fruit Industry Racism in the Valley The KVR and the Incorporation of Osoyoos The Anarchist Mining Osoyoos Away from Spotted Lake and the Richter Pass, the eastbound Crowsnest Highway starts its dramatic career down into the Okanagan Valley.
Western Smith, Leslie Plaskett, and Michael Kluckner.
Below the view-point lies the nine-mile length of international Lake Osoyoos, speared by spits and pinched nearly in half, its surface slashed by ski-boat wakes and spotted by sails.
Reports Dorothy Fraser in (Osoyoos Museum Society, 1967), the Lake is a glacial remnant, formed when an enormous chunk of ice broke off a retreating glacier and was partially buried by outwash from valley-side streams.
Picking up the 3As traffic, the eastbound Crowsnest becomes Main Street as it glides down into the heart of Osoyoos (227m).