Welcome to Salmon Arm, the commercial hub of the Shuswap region. Here you can find everything you need! Whether you've come for the hustle and bustle of the largest community in the region, or the peace and tranquility of Shuswap Lake, you are sure to enjoy your time here.
Here for awhile? Rent a house boat and enjoy every moment on Shuswap Lake. Here for a day? Rent a Ski-Doo and see as much as you can, or relax and lounge on canoe beach. Nature lovers of all kind can find something breath taking in Salmon Arm. With ample hiking trails, mountain biking trails, open water, and bird watching opportunities, there is something for everyone. Salmon Arm is home to North America's longest curved in-land wooden wharf, the perfect place to take in the sights of Shuswap Lake.
Salmon Arm is located half way between Vancouver and Calgary on the Trans Canada Highway. Be sure to check DriveBC when planning your road trip. Both the YWL airport in Kelowna, and the YKA airport in Kamloops, are an hour and a half drive from Salmon Arm.
As Salmon Arm grows, so do the opportunities! No matter what brings you here, we bet you'll find even more to entice you to stay.
Come and visit in the third weekend of August and take in the sights and sounds of the Roots & Blues Festival. For more than 30 years the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society has brought generations of music lovers together. Learn about the history of the Shuswap and enjoy some family fun at the R.J Hanley Heritage Village.
The Shuswap is vital to the spawning cycle of the Sockeye Salmon. The Salute to the Sockeye takes place every dominant year of salmon spawning; come by for some entertainment, art, and amazing food. It is not uncommon for over two million Sockeye to return to the area during a dominant year.
Obviously our favourite restaurant in Salmon Arm is Nineteen05 Kitchen & Raw Bar located at Prestige Harbourfront Resort Salmon Arm, but if you've already visited them and want to try out another great local eatery Shuswap Tourism has a great directory. You haven't had pie until you've been to the Shuswap Pie Company! Support local and get some great products at the All Organics Farmers' Market every Wednesday afternoon.
All of the upcoming events in the Salmon Arm area, in one convenient place!
Check out downtown Salmon Arm , the commercial hub of the Shuswap.