Sicamous and the surrounding communities of Malakwa, Eagle Valley, Craigellachie and Three Valley Gap provide an astounding natural backdrop for life on the water and the land.
Sicamous is world renowned as the Houseboating Capital of Canada but it also has lots more to offer summer and winter. Where else can you snowmobile, golf, and discover house boating in BC in May?
Sicamous, BC, Canada is located 32 kilometers east of Salmon Arm, BC on Highway 1 and 76 kilometers north of Vernon, BC on Highway 97A. In the spring, summer and fall you can enjoy every water sport imaginable: from house boating, leisure boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, waterskiing, wakeboarding, to fishing and windsurfing. Off the water and in the surrounding forests, mountains and meadows‚ the hiking and biking trails offer spectacular views and quintessential strolls through enchanting forests.
In the winter the Sicamous area offers snowmobiling in four spectacular riding areas with hundreds of kilometers of groomed and ungroomed trails: an exceptional riding experience. And for the adventurous cross country skier the Larch Hills Traverse‚ a 40 kilometre trail traveling from Salmon Arm to Sicamous‚ provides spectacular vistas of Shuswap and Mara Lake and then a descent down to one of the most visitor friendly and welcoming communities in the Shuswap‚ Sicamous.
Did you know that more than 200 houseboats are rented out each and every year! Houseboating is an incredible vacation experience. Imagine traveling wherever you want around a massive warm water lake. This is the ideal family vacation and a must-do Shuswap activity. Sicamous also offers luxurious condo rentals, fantastic camping and cozy motels.