Shuswap Lake, Salmon Arm

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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. Plan your visit to Shuswap Lake and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Salmon Arm road trip site .
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  • We stayed on Shuswap Lake for one week in the fall of 2017. The lake is massive in size and there were very few boats on the water. Once Labour Day goes by the crowds disappear. Accessing the lake on ...  more »
  • One of the beautiful lake I have ever visited. Lots to see and enjoy. Beautiful beaches, wonderful views.  more »
  • Beautiful Lake , breathtaking views , nature's beauty, flying birds , manage to spot few Eagles. Lovely shore, walking paths  more »

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