The surrounding area holds enough streams and lakes to warm the heart of any fisherman. Try your luck at gold panning in the Monashee Mountains in Cherryville. Visit Ellison Provincial Park on Okanagan Lake and try your hand at scuba diving or kayaking. If golf is you favorite sport, try one of the challenging courses found in and around Vernon. Perfect weather and great scenery will only serve to inspire your game.
The Shuswap, also known as “The Houseboat Capital of Canada”, provides visitors with many vacation options from water activities, hiking and golfing in the summer to snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter. This great recreation area is nestled amid the Monashee Mountains on the shores of Mara and Shuswap Lakes, at the junction of Trans Canada Highway 1 and Highway 97A.