There's so much to see and do at Historic O'Keefe Ranch

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Step Back In Time...

To the early days of the Okanagan Valley. The Ranch was founded in 1867, and in its earliest days was at the end of the wagon road into the Okanagan Valley and the site of the stage coach depot. It was a small, self-contained community, with a Post Office, blacksmith shop, grist mill, and even its own church and cemetery. Many of the original buildings still exist, and are a delight to explore.

Situated at the head of Okanagan Lake in the stunning Okanagan Valley, this historic site is a mecca for tourists. Just a few kilometers from the City of Vernon and twenty minutes from Silver Star Mountain, the Ranch welcomes travelers from all over the world, and extends a particular welcome to its local residents.

Historic O’Keefe Ranch tells the story of early BC Ranching and endeavours to preserve the history and culture of the early ranching era for future generations.

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Latest News

2017 Season Passes Now Available

Posted on Apr 19, 2017

2017 Seasons Passes available online or by phone. Season Pass Holders gain entrance to all O'Keefe Ranch special events (Excludes Ticketed Events).

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O'Keefe Ranch in the Vernon Morning Star

Posted on May 24, 2016

Thanks to the Vernon Morning Star for coming to check out our new exhibits:  http://www.vernonmorningstar.c...

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Upcoming Events

Mother's Day

May 14, 2017

Join us at the Ranch on Mother's Day - Mothers (accompanied by children) get in for free. 

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Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala

May 27, 2017

Please join us in our biggest fundraising event of season. Along with engaging entertainment, wagon rides and stagecoach rides, enjoy a fabulous dinner and live auction. Monies raised at this event will support the Greenhow Museum renovation project.

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