Osoyoos Lake Property


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   About Oroville
   Okanogan    County


Welcome to Oroville
located in Northern Okanogan County
in Beautiful Washington State

Welcome to Oroville Washington Oroville Washington is the doorway to Canada, the Okanogan Highlands and many recreational opportunities. Located just south of the Canadian border on the southern tip of Lake Osoyoos, (which is ten miles long and extends into Canada).

Oroville has Acres of water right next door, Oroville is a water sport Mecca. Nearby lakes, streams and rivers support twelve species of game fish. Lake Osoyoos offers swimming, boating and water access to British Columbia in addition to fishing. (Please check with customs concerning border crossing regulations).
The spring and summer find local historical museums, art galleries, a farmers market and fruit stands featuring local fresh fruits and vegetables are all open in a relaxed small town atmosphere. The outside activities of water skiing, jet skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, and bird watching or photography are enhanced with delightful warm sunny days with only occasional rainstorms.

Okanogan County, Spring flowers, Snow caped Mountains, Mountain Lakes
Winter days can be filled with snowmobiling, cross-country and downhill skiing, hunting, snuggling near a warm fire or attending the plethora of community classes offered for minimum fees. The 42 days of below freezing weather each winter are just right to make for a mild winter in town and excellent skiing and snowmobiling less than one-half hour away. Sitzmark Ski area is located a short 25 miles away with Baldy ski area and Apex just across the border in British Columbia.
Bald Eagle, Big horn sheep, Sandy's old family homestead, new born Fawn
clockwise: Bald Eagle, Big horn sheep,
Sandy's old family homestead, new born Fawn

Watching the varied wildlife in the region is a hobby of many. Bird watching is at it's best with the varied habitat from the low river valleys to the meadows of the highlands to the top of high mountain peaks, the more you look the more you see. a different sighting awaits around each bend. While enjoying the wildlife of the area, one can spot deer, bears, coyotes, bobcats, cougars, mountain sheep, bald eagles, Canadian geese, osprey and even an occasional moose. A nice day trip is to the The Steihikan Wildlife Preserve.

Oroville's climate truly embraces the four seasons. Photo opportunities abound with beautiful scenery, and wildlife. You can still catch a glimpse of the past with our pioneer heritage, there are many old homesteads and regional museums to visit and explore.
If you enjoy hunting and fishing there are many lakes and streams, not to mention great the hunting on State and National forest lands. The Oroville area in Okanogan County is a sportsman's ideal.

Oroville is still primarily an agricultural & recreational based economy. Even with the new era of corporate farming we have managed to maintain our independence with a grower owned co-operative warehouse located right in our city limits. The best apples in the world are grown in the Okanogan Valley, we also have wonderful crops of peaches, pears and cherries. Hay and grain products are still farmed in the valley and highlands, and quality beef cattle along with some of the finest horses in the nation are raised here.We also support our timber industry with several thriving wood products companies.

 Apple Orchard, Timber, Dryland farming
Oroville is serviced by the Okanogan County Transportation Bus service, we have a taxi service and an international airport "Dorothy Scott Field". Commercial Rail service is supplied by the Cascade & Columbia River Railroad.
Ore cart from Oroville's early gold mining days Oroville is a town rich in history learn about it's early gold mining days, and enjoy the town of Oroville's full slate of Community activities/event each year from the January 1st Fireworks display, Ground Hog Day Dinner, Ice Fishing Festival, Easter Extravaganza, Various Gold tourney's, The annual Oroville May Festival, Wine and Barrel Tasting by our own Gold Digger Cellars.
The Run for the Border charity bike rally, Farmers Market from June thru September. Can-Am Motorcycle Rally, Can-Am Hydroplane races, North county car show Community Fireworks on the 4th of July, NW Miners Rally and Oroville Heritage Days, Garlic Festival & Rendezvous Rhythm & Blues Festival, Christmas Bizarre and much, much, more.
    Stats about Oroville Washington
  • Population 1760
  • Elevation 920 feet above sea level
  • Growing season 192-250 days
  • Avg. no days above 90 degrees - 25
  • Avg. no.of days below 32 degrees - 42
Cascade Mountain views, Okanogan Highlands, Many lakes area

If you are interested in moving to or buying property in Okanogan County
let us know what you are looking for, We have made this area our home for several generations, we can show you the property of your dreams.

Just send us an Email or give us a call.

We look forward to serving you
Contact Us: speterson@windermere.com
Phone: 509-476-3378       Fax: 509-476-3384
Cell: 509-560-0370       Home Phone: 509-476-3474

PO Box 2086 -- 1408 Main Street, Oroville, WA. 98844
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