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Shuswap Lake, Salmon Arm
(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Covering an area of 310 sq km (120 sq mi), Shuswap Lake affords views of the surrounding area as well as four arms of calm water that make up the lake. Discover different parts of the huge lake by boat, or visit one of many surrounding parks located on the shore. Tall green hills encircle the water, which has an island in the middle. Engage in some of the popular water sports here, or hire a houseboat to navigate along the water. As with many other lakes, this one has its own local legendary monster, Shuswaggi. Add Shuswap Lake and other attractions to your Salmon Arm trip itinerary using our Salmon Arm itinerary planner.
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  • No visit to Salmon Arm would be complete without a visit to the lake, a dip, and some relaxing timing sitting on the beach. The water is just great, and it's relaxing to sit here and enjoy the view. 
  • Six days was not long enough for our group of five on a Waterway Houseboat. During the eight months I had to plan our adventure, which involved flying people from half-way across the world for a surpr...  more »
  • The views from the wooden dock is spectacular, be it morning, afternoon or evening. The walk around the lake trails is very calming.