• 7.48 km
  • 1.5 hours
  • Easy

Trail Description

Southeast Kelowna

35 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

Beginning at Little White Forestry Service Road in East Kelowna, this moderate coniferous forest trail gives you the chance to witness interesting geological formations and natural springs.

The 4km trail is part of KLO creek and offers narrative plaques describing the local flora, which include Douglas-fir, Lodgepole Pine, Western Larch and Western Red Cedars.

Although water below the surface is heated geo-thermally to over 100°C, the above ground springs are lukewarm at about 25°C and can be identified by orange-coloured, 10 metre-high tufa deposits that they have created. Tufa is a mineral formed when calcite crystallizes after water evaporation.

Angel Springs can be quite cool during springtime due to mountain runoff. It is suggested to visit during summer months.

Features
  • Part of the larger Angel Springs trail network!
  • GPS Map available.


Creator: Josh Hoggan
Trail Network:Angel Springs
Category:Medium Hike
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Rating:Easy
Difficulty Description:Moderate incline for the first 1.5 km, then tapers off to an easy trail walk.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2012-Jun-09
Last Updated:2015-Nov-21
Duration One-Way (solo):45 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):90 min
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Distance:3.74 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:939 meters
Elevation at End:1,000 meters
Elevation Minimum:939 meters
Elevation Maximum:1,087 meters
Elevation Gain:289 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-229 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:11.90% (one-way)
Slope Down:-13.50% (one-way)

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