South Shuswap Area Map

Mt Baldy Lookout Trail More Info Music in the Bay Thursdays at 6:30pm July through August More Info Nimble Fingers Annually in August More Info Walter’s Sleigh Rides More Info White Lake More Info Dreamcycle Motorcycle Museum More Info Recline Ridge Vinyards and Winery More Info Sunnybrae Vinyards and Winery More Info Sorrento Farmer’s Market…

Things To Do in South Shuswap

  1. Hike the Mount Baldy trail above Sorrento. Look out over Copper Island and Blind Bay. 2. Take in an outdoor concert at Music in the Bay, Thursdays in summer. 3. Discover the Back Hand of God Stout at Crannog Ales – a BC Beer Award winner. 4. Expand your musical horizons at BC Swing Camp and NimbleFingers Bluegrass…

Things To Do in Chase

  1. Zip out to zipline over the beautiful Chase Creek Falls. 2. Witness the world renowned Sockeye Salmon Run on the Adams River. 3. Pack a picnic and head to the sandy shores of Little Shuswap Lake and enjoy our free summer concerts.  4. Take off for aerial views on a helicopter tour of the Shuswap Lakes. 5. Explore the Pumpkin Patch,…

Food & Drink in South Shuswap

Beach bites and comfort foods are served up daily at our wide selection of restaurants, pubs, cafes, coffee shops, markets and grocery stores. Plan for some well-deserved patio dining and enjoy the vistas and views only Shuswap Lake can provide. Enjoy a brunch before a day on the lake or grab some yummy take-out for…

Accommodation in South Shuswap

From fishing camps and cozy cottages, to beach resorts and B&Bs, vacation rentals, full service campgrounds and provincial parks to village motels and frontier log cabins, our hosts put the R&R in your Shuswap RetReat and the variety is as eclectic as the selection of activities nearby including yoga and SUP, motorcycle and antique auto…

Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run

Watch in amazement each fall as the quiet waters of the 12 km Adams River welcome home the sockeye salmon returning to their home waters to spawn after the 4,000 km journey of their lifetime. This river is one of the most important sockeye salmon breeding areas in North America; important to local ecology and…

Scuba Diving

Shuswap Lake and Adams Lake share their underwater secrets with diving enthusiasts. Sites feature wall dives, beach dives and shipwrecks including a barge, a tug boat, a houseboat and even an icebreaker ferry. Experience the world-famous sockeye salmon run from below as they return to the Adams River to spawn. Consult local experts for the…

Snowshoeing

Where there’s four seasons, there’s snow. And where there’s snow, there’s snowshoeing. The Shuswap is also the perfect central location for a snowshoeing vacation. One of the special and yet relatively unknown cross country and snowshoe trail systems is located at Skmana Lake on the back road between Chase and the North Shuswap. The volunteer-run…

Snowmobiling

  The Shuswap is home to seven excellent sledding areas including Blue Lake Mountain, Crowfoot Mountain, Eagle Pass, Fly Hills, Owlhead Mountain, Queest Mountain and Spa Hills. Local snowmobile clubs make your adventure memorable and safe. The Crowfoot Mountain Snowmobile Club, Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club, Hunters Range Snowmobile Club, Salmon Arm Snowblazers,and Spa Hills can…

Sleigh Rides

Agricultural roots run deep in the Shuswap and there are farms and ranches throughout the region. In the quieter winter months, sleigh rides, hot cocoa and camp fires are on offer especially during the holiday season. Be sure to book ahead and bring a cozy blanket. Another Shuswap tradition is the holiday production at Caravan…