There are more things to see and do in the spectacular Shuswap than can be done in just one visit!
Next to being on the water, beaches are one of the finest places to enjoy lake country culture. The Shuswap has several beaches for public use, and countless lakeside spots simply waiting to be discovered.
Shuswap golf experiences will suit you to a tee. Five exceptional championship courses – all within putting distance. Imagine teeing off across lush turf with a background of snow-capped mountains, pristine wilderness, and crystal clear lakes in the morning - and then discovering another jaw-dropping course just a short drive away in the afternoon.
The Shuswap is home to seven excellent sledding areas. Many of the mountain’s access are groomed, providing a smooth ride to the alpine. There’s great powder, challenging climbs and fun bowls to play in. Our hills are just right for all types.
Skiing and Snowboarding
The Shuswap offers a variety of Alpine & Nordic Skiing opportunities, as well as Snowboarding, and Backcountry Touring. The Shuswap is also the perfect central location for a ski vacation. It’s geographic situation provides great mid-point access to three world class ski resorts.
Hiking and Nature Trails
There’s no better place to put one foot in front of the other and step into a wonderful world of trail walking and hiking. The Shuswap is home to an extensive network of trails and paths. There’s walks for families and big BC adventures for dedicated backcountry enthusiasts.
Music and Arts Festivals
The Shuswap is home to a vibrant performance scene – year-round! Art and music festivals are all over from the Haney Heritage Museum and Caravan Farm Theatre to the Nimblefingers Bluegrass Festival and the world famous Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Music Festival and lots in between!
Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run
During October, the banks of the Adams River, 405 km inland from the Pacific Ocean, become the scene of a natural miracle. The quiet waters of the 12 km river welcome Sockeye Salmon returning to their home waters to spawn.
With warm lakes and over 600 kms of shoreline to discover, taking to the water on a houseboat offers unparalleled freedom and variety. It’s a unique way for families and friends to create memories together.
The Shuswap offers an exceptional variety of camping options, for whatever "roughing it" means to you. Whether you prefer the comfort of an RV or the simplicity of a tent, there is a site for you.