The Shuswap is a region of friendly communities with lots of culture, linked by an amazing lake and surrounded by beautiful forested mountains. Friendly folks welcome visitors to studios, galleries, lively museums, free concerts and internationally renowned musical events. Meet a winemaker and sip a local vintage, meet a farmer and tuck into apple pie or chat it up with shopkeepers in surprising little boutiques.
The Shuswap Lake system encompasses over 1,000km (620mi) of shoreline. The region hosts the largest houseboat fleet in Canada and the famous Adams River salmon run. In addition to the lakes, rivers, and beaches, the terrain consists of flat inland valleys, rolling hills and forests set against the backdrop of the Monashee Mountains. The Shuswap area includes the communities and hamlets of Salmon Arm, Sicamous, North Shuswap (Lee Creek, Scotch Creek, Celista, Magna Bay, Anglemont, St. Ives, and Seymour Arm), Falkland, Deep Creek, Ranchero, Salmon Valley, Silver Creek, Gardom Lake, South Shuswap (Balmoral, Blind Bay, Eagle Bay, Notch Hill, Skimikin, Sunnybrae, Tappen, White Lake, and Wild Rose Bay), Sicamous, Malakwa, Eagle Valley, Craigellachie, and Three Valley Gap.
Web version of our annual guide for visitors to the region.
Marketing and information for the Travel Trade industry
Market site for a collection of iconic Okanagan experiences