Blue Grouse Mountain Summitt – Hike, Bike or Drive!

Set the odometer to Zero at Bear Creek Provincial Park. Turn left onto Bear CReek Main forest service road at 1.7 km turn right when the odometer reaches 3.8 km (The turn is just after the 3 km mile sign) onto a small dirt road and veer right then stay left all the way to the TOP! One of a few Okanagan hiking trails that are adequate for a 4X4 and leads all the way to the top of an Okanagan mountain.

A large area of Blue Grouse Mountain and sections off of Bear Creek Main FSR are motorized recreation areas.  You can hike up to the top of Blue Grouse or into Blue Hawk Mine but if you do be aware of fast moving bikes and such on the trails!

Once you find your way to the Blue Grouse Summitt you will find panorama views of Okanagan Lake and lots of areas to explore.  If you are lucky, you might get to see hanggliders launching from the side of Blue Grouse as well.  There is one area on the side of the mountain that is a popular launching site.

Hiking

Hang Glider Launch Site

Hike

As soon as you leave Bear Creek Main, make a decision as to which way leads to the top – wrong way – don’t fret just explore!

Biking

Heading up Blue Grouse

Bike

Can you find the way up?

Hiking

Watch for things flying over you as you travel on Blue Grouse Mountain.

Camping

Blue Grouse Mountain top Rock Formation – pointing to Mount Boucherie

 

Free Camping

Blue Grouse Mountain with view towards McKinley Landing and Resevoir hidden in the background.

 

Blue Grouse Mountain view towards North Okanagan and Lake Country

Blue Grouse Mountain view towards North Okanagan and Lake Country

Blue Grouse Mountain and view of Kelowna with William R. Bennett Bridge

Blue Grouse Mountain and view of Kelowna with William R. Bennett Bridge

 

Blue Grouse Mountain Communication Towers

Blue Grouse Mountain Communication Towers

 

Blue Grouse Mountain Rock Bluffs

Blue Grouse Mountain Rock Bluffs

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