|Okanagan Nature Viewing Region|
|Fairview-Willowbrook Road (Oliver)|
|: photo by Bill Kinkaid||: photo by Bill Kinkaid|
|Rural corridor in hills above Okanagan Valley which includes agricultural and undeveloped land.|
|Geographical Description||Southern Okanagan Basin|
|Area/ Trail Length|
|Seasons to Visit||Year round; birding and botanising are best spring to autumn.|
|Habitat||Ponderosa pine, interior Douglas-fir, bunchgrass, pasture fields|
|Viewing Highlights||Good roadside birding in fields, woodlots, lakes and marshes.|
Interpretive signs and short loop trail at site of old Fairview townsite .
|Main Access||West on Fairview Road 4.3 km west of Highway 97 in Oliver to Fairview townsite, then north on Willowbrook Road 11.4 to Green Lake Road. Or south from Green Lake Road, 12.5 km from Highway 97 in Okanagan Falls.|
|Cautions||Bears and cougars are rare but be watchful. Wood ticks are common in spring; check yourself over thoroughly after visiting.|
This is mostly private land; Keep to the roadside.
Cell phone service is not reliable in this area.
|Regulations||No camping or fires|
|Facilities||All services in Oliver|
|Other Recreational Activities|
|Publications||The Okanagan Valley Birding Trail, published by the four naturalist clubs of the Okaganan, with funding from BC Nature and other organisations. Available at information centres in Penticton, Oliver and Osoyoos.|
|Links||South Okanagan Naturalists Club|
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