July 28, 2012: Aerial View of Town Osoyoos
Aerial view of Osoyoos desert and skyline can be viewed from either east hill or west hill. See map below for driving direction.
Osoyoos (pronounced “o-sue-use”) or “souyoos” in the Okanagan Nation Syilx language roughly translates as “the narrow waterway where the land almost meets”, which refers to the Osoyoos Bridge of today.
West Side Viewpoint
July 28, 2012: West hill viewpoint on the way to Spotted Lake
July 28, 2012: west lookout point over Osoyoos desert landscape
East Side Viewpoint (Anarchist Mountain)
July 28, 2012: East hill viewpoint on the way to Osoyoos Observatory
July 28, 2012: east lookout point over Osoyoos Lake
July 28, 2012: An oasis in Canada's only desert
July 28, 2012: You can see Haynes Point Provincial Park extending into the middle of Osoyoos Lake from east side viewpoint.
July 28, 2012: Close-up view of Haynes Point Provincial Park
July 28, 2012: another view of Haynes Point Provincial Park
July 28, 2012: Aerial view of Downtown Osoyoos
July 28, 2012: sunset over Osoyoos
Exact location of aerial lookout spot is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map.
Lookout Points: West Hill | East Hill