More about the Canadian Shuswap Lake area
Canada boasts many areas with potential to be valuable recreational property locations. Among the very best of these is the Canadian Shuswap lake area with many hundreds of miles of shoreline ripe for vacation and resort activities. for more about the shuswap area check here. http://www.dontherealestatemann.com/shuswap/index.html
The Canadian recreational area of Shuswap Lake in BC is shaped like an addled H and is made up of four large arms: the Shuswap Lake Main Arm, Salmon Arm, Anstey Arm, and Seymour Arm. The product of the glacial scouring that also rounded the surrounding Shuswap Highlands, all four arms converge at Cinnemousun Narrows, just northeast of Sicamous, British Columbia Canada.
Sicamous is a community of 4400 which is located on Canada's
Trans Canada Hwy, located halfway between Calgary and Vancouver.
The location and climate make the Shuswap area a perfect choice for
Canadian Alberta and Saskatchewan residents to get away to vacation
year round in the BC Shuswap area, four season playground.
Experience the beauty of the Canadian shuswap. Enjoy houseboating,
camping, seadooing, waterskiing, hunting and fishing. Sicamous
Sands Public Beach Park in Sicamous are terrific family beaches
with many conveniences and amenities. The area is also an extremely
popular houseboating destination.
Fishing: Well known in the area are Kamloops trout, a unique strain of trout that put on an eye-popping, acrobatic performance for fly-fishers skilled enough to hook one. These wild rainbow trout, native to central and south-central Interior regions of the province, are the prize in Silver Beach Provincial Park, at Seymour Arm. For more information on angling in the Kamloops region, contact the Kamloops InfoCentre. Fishing in British Columbia.
The Shuswap area also offers cross-country skiing for the winter visitor. Larch Hills Cross-Country Area, near Salmon Arm, has an impressive 87 miles (140 km) of cross-country trails, about 25 miles (40 km) of which are groomed. To reach the trailhead, drive 11 miles (17 km) south of Salmon Arm on Hwy 97B, turn left on Grandview Bench Road and go 3 miles (5 km), and turn left on Edgar Road and drive 1 mile (2 km) farther. The Larch Hills Ski Club (250) 832-6247 maintains a chalet, which is open to all, the site of the annual 'loppet,' or cross-country ski race. A map of the Larch Hills trails is available at the Salmon Arm and District InfoCentre on the trans canada highway.
Salmon Arm is Nestled on the shoreline of the Salmon Arm Bay of Shuswap Lake, surrounded by rolling hillsides, Salmon Arm offers a variety of resort area shops and services to meet your every need. You are invited to visit and enjoy their rich hospitality. The climate is moderate with four distinct seasons. The community is rich in culture and arts with a diversified economy including forestry, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and commerce. Salmon Arm is centrally located at the midway point between Vancouver and Calgary. With a population of approximately 16,000, Salmon Arm is the business centre of the area. The year-round recreation, moderate climate, spectacular scenery, low stress lifestyle, and affordable housing are the attractions to urbanites, retirees, and businesses who are moving from the lower mainland, Alberta and Saskatchewan to the charming mountain community of Salmon Arm.
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Golf: Golfers can choose from a number of great Canadian golf
courses around Shuswap Lake. In Anglemont in the North Shuswap is
the Anglemont Estates Golf Course and Country Club, and Chase has
the Sunshore Golf Course on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake,
where golfers can dock their boat adjacent to the 8th tee! Salmon
Arm offers three golf courses: The Salmon Arm Golf Club, Sonseekers
Ridge Golf Course, and Canoe Creek Golf Course. There are two golf
courses in Sicamous: Hyde Mountain on Mara Lake Golf Course, and
Eagle River Golf and Country Club. The Shuswap Lake Estates Golf
& Country Club is a championship golf course in Blind Bay. Golf
Vacations in the Shuswap, BC.
Wildlife: British Columbia is one of the richest wildlife viewing areas in Canada, with diverse and extraordinary creatures, ranging from Aise Swallowtails, and Green Herons, to Trumpeter Swans. In the town of Salmon Arm, the mouth of the Salmon River is alive with breeding and nesting birds, especially Clark's and western grebes, from April to June. Downtown, the Rotary Peace Park and Public wharf has a BC Wildlife Watch viewing area and picnic site, and offers good access to the river and its birds.