The campsite blocking the pathway west of the channel. Photo by Savannah Swaisland.

Poll: Are you bothered by the illegal campers near the channel?

Let us know where you stand on the issue of illegal campers in the area

A post made on the public Penticton Facebook page has once again brought illegal camping to the forefront of conversation in the city.

Related: Campers causing a mess along Okanagan River Channel

Homeless campers have been setting up along the pathway west of the Okanagan River channel, south of the Highway 97 bridge to Summerland, which is technically Penticton Indian Band land. One concerned citizen snapped photos on Sept. 23 of a campsite blocking the pathway, stating it was “an absolute mess.”

Let us know where you stand on the issue of illegal camping in the area.

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