Located in the heart of B. C.'s famous Shuswap Lake recreational
area Salmon Arm is not only the Okanagan Valley's northern gateway,
but also the Shuswap's bustling centre of commerce, government services
and institutional facilities. It is located midway between Calgary
to the east and Vancouver to the west.
core population of over 15,000 resides within a fast-growing trading
area of 40,000 people. The arts, cultural-based programs, festivals,
sporting events, visiting performers and entertainers continue to
grow in number and offer the visitor many exciting options. The
annual Roots & Blues Festival is a event not to be missed. It
features world renowned jazz, blues, folk, and ethnic musicians.
The festival attracts more people each year, so get your tickets
our wealth of recreational attractions, outstanding scenic beauty,
water activities, and a vibrant downtown area. Salmon Arm boast
an excellent network of hospitable inns, hotels, and bed & Breakfasts
along with a wide range of restaurants, pubs and family dining experiences.
Visitors can take advantage of the free summer entertainment at
the wharf-side gazebo and experience the Western Grebe breeding
habitat and other wildlife along the shoreline.
Arm is the centre of a year-round recreational paradise. Experience
everything from water related sports, 18-hole golf courses, to top
rated cross-country ski trails, back country sleigh rides and carnivals,
to snowmobiling, mountain biking and hiking.
Arm is in the process of constructing a waterfront walkway which
will offer excellent close up views of foreshore birds.