About the Area
We invite you to browse our website to discover all the Shuswap has to offer. We encourage you to experience the Shuswap first hand by visiting our area of this beautiful province of British Columbia, Canada.
We can offer you a four season playground that includes many activities and attractions. Shuswap Lake is one of the most popular recreational destinations in BC. The approx. 400 km of shoreline contains many provincial parks and offers unlimited water related recreational opportunities. The surrounding mountains provide trails for cross country skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking and hiking.
Shuswap Lake is named after the Shuswap Indians, an Interior Salish tribe who ranged from west of the Fraser River, east to the Columbia River, and from the north of McBride to south of Kamloops. Shuswap may be derived from sixwt, meaning 'downriver.' There are four bands now located in the Shuswap, Adams Lake Band, Neskonlith Band, Spallumcheen Band and Little Shuswap Band.
What's News on the Shuswap Trails?
Skookum's Salty Dog '15
Fri Jan 9, 2015 8:00 pm - Jan 9, 2015
@ South Canoe Trails
Anyone from 3+ can have fun in this bike event. Fun races for the smallest people, to medium and largest.
Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:05 am - Dec 25, 2014 11:55 pm
@ Your home
Merry Christmas to you and yours from all of us here at Shuswap Trail Alliance
Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years
Sunday, December 14, 2014
News Release December 15, 2014 Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years The Shuswap, British Columbia – It started with a party and continues with a party! Tickets went on sale this week for the annual Shuswap Trail Alliance fundraiser and celebration just in time for Christmas stocking stuffers.
Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure
Monday, November 10, 2014
News Release November 10, 2014 Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure The Shuswap, British Columbia – People are calling for healthier community design that makes walking and cycling easier, safer, and more common.