EXPLORE Sicamous Visitor Experience Guide 2022

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54 contents Hours:PO#2CorporationDistrictinfo@exploresicamous.ca250-517-7641exploresicamous.caofSicamousDevelopment|ExploreSicamousTourism–217FinlaysonStBox40,SicamousBC.V0E2V0Monday-Friday,10am-2pm Printed in Canada Created by moxiemarketing.ca All Rights Reserved ©2022 itineraries Summer.............................47 Winter................................48 Spring/Fall......................49 maps Lakes & Trails.................29 Sicamous Town............30 Parking..............................32 explore Welcome to Sicamous.............6 History of Sicamous.................8 Visitor guide................................9 Communities in Bloom...........10 Heritage Trail..............................11 Museum........................................11 adventure Boating.........................................14 Watersports...............................15 Biking............................................18 Hiking............................................19 Fishing..........................................20 Golf................................................21 ATV................................................22 Flying............................................23 Climbing......................................23 Sledding......................................24 Snowshoes.................................25 Annual Events ...................36 Weekly Events ..................38 Living Life on the Lake...40 Family fun ..........................44 Itineraries ...........................47 Where to stay...................50 Business directory...........53 Getting here......................58 Phone numbers ..................58 discover

We’re also where the valley meets the mountains. With access to Queest, Owlhead, Blue Lake and Eagle Pass mountains nearby, come winter, we’re the gateway to some of the best sledding in Western Canada.

The District of Sicamous acknowledges that they are located within the ancestral and unceded territory and area of caretaker responsibility of Splatsin, the most southern community of the Secwepemc Nation The Sicamous area was a primary village site of the Splatsin People and was named Sek’maws, which translates to “the waist”. It was used as a trading hub with neighbouring communities and nations and later, a fur trading business was set up at the Eagle Pass Landing. Splatsin was known to be peaceful but fierce in times of war, in order to defend the most southern boundary of Secwépemculecw Learn more at www.secwepemcmuseum.ca to the land & the people weytk, tscwmintlmenell ne secwépemculecw. hello, and welcome to the land of the secwépemc.

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sek'maws is said to mean the 'waist' or 'in the middle'

The meeting place of the best BC has to offer. Cool waters and bright sun, river banks and lake shores, waterfalls and forest groves, hospitality and comfort, adventure and relaxation.


Sicamous, where Mara Lake meets Shuswap Lake, is also conveniently located where the Trans Canada Highway meets Highway 97A making it easily accessible from the Okanagan, the Lower Mainland, the Cariboo and Alberta.


Affectionately known as The Houseboat Capital of Canada, Sicamous is indeed a boater’s paradise but that’s really only part of the story. Meet us here to learn the rest. It’s guaranteed to put a spring in your step and a smile on your face. We look forward to welcoming you.

The Sicamous & District Visitor Centre welcomes guests from across Canada and the world, highlighting all that the Shuswap has to offer. We are a four-season destination located on the shores of both Mara and Shuswap Lakes, surrounded by four sledding areas—Queest, Owlhead, Blue Lake and Eagle Pass—offering visitors the unique opportunity to snowmobile, golf and boat all in the same day!

Access to the lake made Sicamous a natural port for shipping goods and passengers by paddlewheel steamers to other communities. The CPR built the Sicamous Hotel on the shores of Shuswap Lake reminiscent of the iconic Banff Springs. It was demolished in the mid-sixties. At about the same time, the houseboat industry started taking shape. The first versions were best for calm quiet lakes like Mara but evolved to the point where crafts were built to withstand the much bigger and slightly more temperamental, Shuswap Lake. Now the industry has a foothold and has built not only locally but for other lake communities across North America even diversifying into workforce camp construction.

Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:30 Sat & Sun: Closed July 1st to August 30th Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:30 Sat & Sun: 11-4

The Sicamous and District Chamber of Commerce is the sponsoring organization for the Visitor Centre, which is also supported in part by the District of Sicamous and funding from Destination BC. We are one of 110 certified Visitor Centres across the province, with an average of 4,500 visitors in the months of July and August alone!

sek'maws Sek’maws, on the unceded territory of the Secwépemc Nation has, since time immemorial, been ancestral lands for seasonal fishing and gathering located in close proximity to higher hunting grounds. www.secwepemcmuseum.ca

The community continues to thrive and evolve. The once upon a time sleepy off season is now a thing of the past as the community welcomes sledders from across western North America in the late fall, winter and early spring.

While Sicamous has earned the title of Houseboat Capital of Canada, it also offers many more activities and events throughout the year, providing an unforgettable experience for everyone, from high octane thrills to laidback leisure. Sicamous continues to go full throttle even in the winter and was voted 2017 SledTown ShowDown Champion of Western Canada, was nominated again in 2018 and continues to vie for the title every year.


Settlers came to the area with the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway as did many a prospector when gold was discover on the Columbia River. It was then that Sek'maws, meaning "waist" or "narrowing" became known as Sicamous by the settlers.

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Visit Sicamous & District Museum & Historical Society plan the ultimate bc vacation Our staff is all certified in the Destination BC Tourism Visitor Information Counsellor Training Program and able to help guests plan their ultimate vacation in Sicamous and beyond as they travel through B.C.


10 11 growing our community one garden at a time Sicamous is a garden community reflecting the beauty of the local surroundings, our lakes and mountains, forests and streams. Our motto is ‘Live More’ and we take a unique approach to our gardens merging landscapes and art into active spaces where we can work and play. Through our public gardens and art installations, we honour and reflect in tribute to our Indigenous neighbours, our Military Veterans, as well as our Japanese and Ukrainian Internment memorials. Our gardens also pay tribute to the local houseboat and railway history and help to beautify local landmarks such as the Sicamous Beach Park and the Main Street Landing. As local district have proclaimed 2022 the Year of the Garden, be on the lookout for local businesses getting their bloom on. Communities in Bloom is here to help and we’ll be offering workshops and providing great giveaways at the weekly Farmers’ Market.

Created in 2019, the Sicamous Heritage Trail brings to life the rich history of Sicamous & the people that lived here, making the town what it is today. Take in the sights at your own pace and learn a little along the way. There are plenty of stops to grab a snack, meet some locals and stumble across some hidden gems!

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The Civic Building 446 Main Street Sicamous, BC V0E 2V0 (250) 836 5260 Open:Sicamousmuseum.ca 8.30amMonday-Friday-4.30pm

The Boat Launch marks the beginning of the trail at the end of Main Street. Take a leisurely stroll & discover all six stops along the way: Boat Launch

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The Sicamous & District Museum & Historical Society strives to protect, preserve & promote our heritage. visiting the museum


17th fungi festival find us at the farmers' market We look forward foraging & educational walks with our experts, mushroom displays, presentations, gourmet food & demonstrations, farmers market & music all weekend. Short walk, long walk & all-day guided tours are available on Friday Sept 16, Saturday Sept 17, & Sunday Sept 18 during the Fungi Festival weekend. Expert Mushroom Guides will lead each tour offering education, advice, identification, answering questions.You will be able to hunt your own wild mushrooms & have them identified. Attend the variety of presentations & demonstrations to gain a better understanding on all things mycology & local varieties found in the Shuswap. For more details, visit fungifestival.com June 17 – Sept 9. Fridays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Sicamous Royal Canadian Legion parking lot 322 Main Street, Sicamous, BC See page 39 & Follow @sicamousfarmersmarket

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The Red Barn The S.S. Andover St. Peter's Anglican Church Frank Kappel Eagle River School

1312 sicamous adventure you'll find Boating..........................................14 Watersports................................15 Docks & Launches.....................16 Biking..............................................18 Hiking..............................................19 Fishing............................................20 Golf...................................................21 ATV...................................................22 Flying...............................................23 Sledding.........................................24 Snowshoeing...............................25 walk & snowshoe in a winter wonderland...25 hike the alpine & discover waterfalls...hidden 19 Sicamous offers adventure for all seasons. Explore trails for all levels maps Lakes & Trails.................29 Sicamous Town............30 Parking..............................32

From houseboats, doubledecker pontoons & speedboats, to fishing boats, sailing vessles, canoes & kayaks, our lakes are the perfect destination to take to the water. If you can dream it, chances are, our lakes have it. Get the adrenaline pumping with a wake boarding session, tubing or jet skiing. If it's the perfect day for a paddle, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards fit the bill. A good ole' swim is usually on the cards too. Enjoy an icy dip in early spring, or water temps in the twenties in during summer months. Check out www.exploresicamous.ca for details on boating safety, education & launch locations.



Whether it's leisurely cruising or a high-octane rip around the lake, we've got you covered. With an array of marinas surrounding Sicamous, you'll find everthing you need to experience this boaters paradise. Rent for the day, weekend or enjoy a week-long soujourn, just don't forget your captains hat! Of course, the marine Grand Daddy of the lake has to be the houseboat. Decked out with everything from BBQs to waterslides, these floating holiday homes are sure to make your getaway a memorable one.

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1 17 docks & &boatlauncheslaunchespublicdockssicamous has a number of public boat launches enjoy readily available boat launches on shuswap lake The majority of the boat launches are free and available from May to September depending on water levels. Remember, Shuswap Lake levels rise and fall up to 6 metres year. Regular protocols are in place. We share the lake respectfully and obey boating convention. It’s all of ours and together we make it better. There are also plenty of spots to put in for your non-motorized mode of transportation; canoes, paddle boards, kayaks and, yes, unicorn floaties! See page 29 launches!&lakeformapboat geocache tour Visit Visit EXPLORESICAMOUS.CA EXPLORESICAMOUS.CA for GeoTour Guide, Map and Cache fClues! or GeoTour Guide, Map and Cache Clues! LAUNCH: JULY L1/22 AUNCH: JULY 1/22 Geocaching is a real-world, FREE outdoor treasure hunting game for ALL AGES using GPS-enabled devices. Download the GeoCache App onto your device and search for the Explore Sicamous Tour. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.Finlayson Street Boat Launch & Docks 110 Finlayson St Kappel Street Boat Launch West End of Kappel St Legacy Pier 326 Mara Lake Lane Main Street Landing Dock West End of Main St Martin Street Boat Launch West End of Martin St Mervyn Road Boat Launch North End of Mervyn Rd Old Town Bay Boat Launch & Docks West End of Old Town Road Weddup Street Boat Launch West End of Weddup St 16

Explore the beautiful cedar lined trails Sicamous Falls on the Creek Trailtop five rides

Sicamous boasts an extensive network of trails and pathways, so whether you're looking for lakeside meanders or chasing elevation, you're able to snake your way through the stunning landscapes at a pace and level that suits you best. Visit www.shuswaptrails.com for local trail listings & information.


Sicamous Lookout


wild ride With over 470 km (290 mi) of mountain bike trails and crosscountry tracks, you can really go the distance around here. No matter your style, there's flowy downhill trails, big berms, old school, enduro, bike park features, loops, lines, descents, and breathtaking views. Visit www.mountainbikingbc.ca trailblazers


Larch Hills Traverse Old Sicamous Highway Riverfront Nature Park Eagle River Valley Enjoy epic views of the Sicamous Channel, Shuswap and Mara Lake, or stick to some low elevation rides through lush forest and historic railway routes. The choice is yours, but whichever ride suits your style, you're guaranteed a good time.

around town easy trails moderate difficult Sicamous town center is small enough, and flat enough, to bike just about anywhere. Park the car and get on your bike if you're headed for an afternoon at the beach, a quick game of mini-putt or an impromptu ice cream. Looking for a relaxed or family friendly day on the trail? The modest Sicamous Creek Trail, with it's beautiful waterfall, and River Front Nature Park are execellent routes to explore. Shorter in length and low in elevation. Work up an appetite with a steeper trail but some worthwhile views. Try The Lizard, a short hike at just 1.6km, or the Old Sicamous Highway for lake views, wildlife & waterfalls.

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Hyde Mountain Lookout is a hard trail but a stunner. Larch Hills Traverse, home to an Ultra Run is truly an epic, but memorable challenge. Make sure you plan ahead and prepare accordingly. Ride or fat bike the trails in early winter

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For something out of the ordinary, ambitious paddlers might think about canoe camping! Situated where the four “arms” of Shuswap Lake meet, Cinnemousun Narrows Provincial Park is accessible only by boat. Savour the fine art of marshmallow roasting & reminiscing the days events over the camp fire.

Welcome to world-class fishing! With exceptional boat access and year-round casting, Sicamous does not disappoint. Eagle River & Mara Lake are our top recommendations. mara lake


Both spring & fall are prime times to cast your line in Mara Lake, just make sure you've got your fishing license. With a bountiful array including sockeye salmon, lake trout, rainbow trout and dolly varden, your chances of getting a bite here are good. golf tee time

Camping in Sicamous means waking up to riverfront views, enjoying breakfast at the foot of the Monashee Mountains, and unwinding to reconnect. Discover the stunning camping spots and beautiful RV sites available on pages 50 to 53. something special are you ready for a secluded getaway?

Not only does Sicamous boast one of the most scenic courses in BC with Hyde Mountain at Mara Hills Golf Resort , but Eagle River Country Club was voted Best 9 Hole course in the Shuswap. That's a win-win in our book! If mini-golf is more your speed, be sure to fit in a round at the Frontier Miniature Golf Course centrally located on Finlayson Street. It’s a great way to wind up a perfect day. mara hills golf resort eagle river golf & country club


Boat over to the immaculate Mara Hills Golf Resort marina for a round of golf. The wonderful resort team will pick you at the dock and take you straight to the club house. The 18 hole course designed by Les Furber offers incredible views of Mara Lake. It also offers golfers the chance to GolfBoard the course on easy to ride electric vehicles. The scenic Eagle River Golf and Country Club is a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike. No wonder it was voted Best 9 hole course in the Shuswap. Wake up next to the green, with a stay at the on-site RV park. Offering full service and access to the club house, it's a great way to pracitse your swing. Eagle River Golf & Country Club Hyde Mountain, Mara Hills Golf Resort

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Our local Sicamous club, The Shuswap Backcountry Riders (SBR), promotes outdoor motorized recreation in the Shuswap region and are an all inclusive organization welcoming quad, SxS & two wheel motorized riders who love and respect the backcountry. The SBR are working on producing a trail map for locals and visitors alike to safely and responsibly enjoy the beauty and nature we are lucky enough to call home. If you are looking for day trip adventure ideas, reach out to the club for information on seasonal trail information and details on which backcountry cabins are open and accessible. off-roading enjoyment

In the spring, summer and fall, the backcountry of the Shuswap provides many forms of recreation for ATV, quad, side by side, bike and 4×4 users. The Shuswap has an incredible network of roads and trails offering a diverse range of recreational opportunities. Visit the Sicamous Visitor Center to purchase a local Backroads Map Book that shows all the local trails.

Grab your harness and buckle up for some of the hardest sport climbs in the Shuswap. Sicamous is home to a small but vibrant climbing scene. Thanks to local enthusiasts who have dedicated their time to route laying, the north face of Mara crags is now a great place to escape the heat in the height of summer.


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Views over Sicamous from the hang glider launch

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Not for the faint of heart, paragliding and hang gliding offers incredible views over Sicamous & the lakes. Pilots from all over the world have launched from the Sicamous Lookout and taken to the skies. If you've got a wing and the will, the flying here is unforgettable. Make sure you've got your HPAC license. mara crags

Come winter, Sicamous could also be called Sled Town as the four surroundings mountain areas–Owlhead, Queest, Blue Lake and Eagle Pass–offer some of the best alpine sledding in Western Canada. With both groomed and ungroomed trails to explore, snow-filled bowls, epic powder and breathtaking views, the terrain can be accessed by all skill levels. What's more, Sicamous businesses have everything it takes to get you geared up offering a variety of rentals for your mountain adventures. Our friends at sledsicamous.com can set you up with an annual membership and daily passes. The season fires up towards the end of November and for the avid sledder can last up to May Long Weekend. In shoulder season, you could be sledding in the morning and golfing postlunch. It really is the best of both worlds. Be sure to pick up your copy of the Sled Sicamous Trail Guide at the Sicamous Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Centre. The trailheads to Owlhead and Queest are located in town. Blue Lake and Eagle Pass access is a short 20 minute drive. All four mountains have groomed trails heading to the sledding area. Each area features a cozy cabin to warm up by the fire or enjoy your packed lunch.

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For something a little bit magical, visit the North Fork Wild Conservation Park along the Perry River. An inland rainforest that's home to unique plant life. There you'll find 4 kms of trails ranging from easy to moderate. A beautiful setting for a quiet, nature-inspired snowshoe Afterwards,hike.head slightly east to the Crazy Creek Resort and their hot pools to indulge in a long, relaxing soak. A perfect ending to a classic winters day in the great outdoors. Head back to Sicamous and warm up by the fire at one of the local pubs. rainforests & hotpools Winter is the perfect thime to marvel at the icy Kay Falls, a relatively unknown and impressive gem standing at 57 metres tall, just off the Trans Canada Highway. Wintry beach walks & paddling in the Shuswap


Shhh... Winter beach walks are one of the best kept secrets of living on the Shuswap. As the lake rarely freezes, and the water levels are low, it’s a glorious way to spend a healthy part of a bright winter’s day. Come winter, our popular hiking and cycling trails are perfect for fat biking. Explore the Old Sicamous Highway Trail or the Eagle River Nature Trails’ old growth Cedar and Hemlock forest along the river. The Larch Hill Traverse and the Mara Hills hike are epic winter challenges for cyclists and hikers alike. As with all adventure sports, it’s important to know the conditions, pack proper supplies and have a mapped out plan. our best kept secret


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Zebra and quagga mussels move from one lake to another by attaching to boats and other watercraft or concealing in small compartments of water. Therefore, boaters must take the following steps to avoid moving mussels from one waterbody to another:

Additionally, invasive zebra and quagga mussels pollute water quality through their filter-feeding, competing with native species for food, and putting the lake and drinking water at risk. Unfortunately, there isn’t a way to eliminate zebra and quagga mussels once they establish in a lake as large and complex as Shuswap Lake. And, the mussels reproduce prolifically leading to massive infestations. Measures must be taken to prevent spreading existing aquatic invasive species to other regions of the Shuswap or the province. Invasive freshwater clams (also known as Golden, Asian, or Pygmy Clam) occur in the Salmon Arm reach of Shuswap Lake. By practicing Clean-Drain-Dry we can slow their spread to other parts of the Invasivelake. freshwater clams are small triangular-shaped shellfish, usually less than 2.5 cm. They are golden brown or yellow-green in colour with distinctive growth rings. They have been used as food, fishing bait, and as aquarium species. They have the potential to cause harm to Shuswap Lake by impacting water quality, reducing biodiversity, and competing with native species for food and habitat.

Invasive freshwater clams, also known as Asian Clam or Pygmy Clam, collected from the shore near Herald Provincial Park.

STEP 1: Clean, drain, and dry your boat or watercraft and trailer every time you move it out of a lake or river. Clean off plants, mud, and clinging aquatic life from watercraft, trailers, and equipment such as waders and fishing gear. Drain bilge, ballast tanks and bags, baitwells, engine coolant system, and inflatable water toys onto dry land and mop up standing water with a chamois cloth. Ensure watercraft and equipment are dry before launching into another waterbody.

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You can report sightings of invasive freshwater clams, and other invasive species, via the ‘Report Invasives BC’ app. For suspected zebra and quagga mussels, please phone the RAPP hotline right away. Prevention is the only option and is of the utmost importance to protect Shuswap Lake and everything we love about it.


Photo credits: Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society report it learn more simple steps to protect our waters

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Zebra and quagga mussels would have devastating impacts in the Shuswap. The mussels grow and cling to anything below the surface including boat hulls, inside engine compartments, as well as on dock pilings, pipes, rocks, and more. Removing colonies of mussels would be an ongoing maintenance requirement that is conservatively estimated to cost BC property owners and tax-payers $43 million per year.


RAPP hotline at 1-877- 952-RAPP (7277).

Everything we love about the Shuswap - the clean water, beaches, enjoying leisure time on a boat or dock - is at risk due to the small invasive freshwater mussels called zebra and quagga mussels.

STEP 2: Stop at watercraft inspection stations when you travel with a watercraft. Inspection is mandatory for all watercraft including sport boats, kayaks and canoes, car-toppers, personal watercraft (Sea- Doos, etc.), paddleboards, and sailboats. Stopping at an inspection station is free but failing to stop while transporting a watercraft carries a heavy fine. If you’re visiting the Shuswap from outside of BC and did not have your boat or watercraft inspected, please phone the provincial RAPP line at 1-877-952-RAPP (7277) before you launch.

2928 To avoid accidentally introducing invasive Zebra and Quagga Mussels to the Shuswap, or moving other aquatic invasive species such as invasive clams from one lake to another, you must: Clean. Drain. Dry. Clean ALL watercraft, trailers and equipment including waders and fishing gear. Drain all compartments and items holding water (such as bilge, wells and buckets) onto dry land. Dry all items completely before launching into another body of water. STOP at Watercraft Inspection Stations as you pass them in your travels. All types of watercraft must stop for inspection. ! ! #dont move a mussel RCMSARStation106Shuswap Servingtheboaters,residentsandvisitorson ShuswapandMaraLakes,wearecommittedto... SavingLivesontheWater! Inthecaseofanemergency CALL911 AskforAmbulanceorPolice. Thesoonerthecall,thesoonerthehelparrives! Rescue One, in the smoke, securing a safe water pick up zone for aircraft lakes trails&map

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3534 the best of discoversicamous you'll find Annual Events .....................36 Weekly Events ....................38 Living Life on the Lake.....40 Family fun ............................44 Itineraries .............................47 Where to stay.....................50 Business directory.............53 Getting here........................58 Phone numbers ..................58 itineraries Summer..................47 Winter.....................48 Spring/Fall...........49 make some memories at our unforgettable annual town familyeventsfunliving life on the lake winter days

1 1 join us for our caleeventsannualannualmust-seeeventsndar may 28 sicamous indoor farmers' market july canada1 day july 15 & 16 son of stomp june sicamous17 farmers' market july music4in the park july 22 & 23 monashee music festival july movie14under the stars july family30fun day scan here september 23-25 shuswap ultra september 3 shake the lake september 30 ketlic festival september 16-18 17th annual fungi fest september 30-october 23 salute to the sockeye november remembrance11 day ceremony 10am –Sicamous2pmSeniors Center Every Saturday (Year Round) Music, food & beverages, street hockey, games, fireworks & more Sicamous Beach Park Sicamous Dog www.sonofstomp.caPark Sicamous4pm-7pm Legion Parking Lot Every Friday starting June 17 – Thanksgiving Sicamous6.30pm Beach Park Every Monday for 8 weeks Friday: www.monasheemusicfestival.comSicamousSaturday:RockCountryDogPark Sicamous7.30pm Beach Park Every Thursday for 7 weeks Sicamous Beach Park 10km, 20km & 60km trail event Salmon Arm to Sicamous: Larch Hills Traverse Shuswap Lake at The Narrows Sicamous Beach Park Downtown Sicamous & Sicamous www.fungifest.comLegion For the GET OUT THERE District of Sicamous RecreationSummerGuide. Visit the Adams River Salmon Society Interpretive Cabin onsite at Tsutswecs Provincial Park. Select Viewing Locations in Sicamous & Area Sicamous Legion Cenotaph Visit our event calendar for up-to-date event listings at www.exploresicamous.ca 3736

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may 21-august 13 every saturday 3-9pm 224 Finlayson St mara makers market at putula park june 28-july 26 every tuesday 4.15pm-8.15pm 30 Robson Rd, Mara A seasonal artisan market for makers and growers in the Shuswap to sell thier goods. Expect crafted goods, homemade and homegrown foods, art and great ideas for gifts and keepsakes.

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june 17-september 9 every friday 4-7pm 322 Main Street This weekly outdoor farmers’ market in Sicamous draws locals, seasonal residents, weekend visitors, and tourists passing through the houseboat capital of Canada, connecting them with “make it, bake it, or grow it” vendors from across the region.

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Join us every Monday to enjoy a variety of musicians from across Canada and around the world at the beach park in Sicamous. Snack and drinks will be available at the concession stand, and entry is free, donation appreciated. We welcome you to a family friendly weekly outdoor movie series. Bring your own chair, blanket and snacks. The movies will be held under cover at the beach park. 4111825-152214 - goonies 21 - weekend at bernies 28 - footloose (original) aug 4 - mclintock aug 11 - miracle aug 18 - big aug 25 - the outsiders




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july 4-august 22 mondays 6.30pm sicamous beach park 14-august 25 thursdays 6.30pm-8.00pm sicamous beach park music in the park movies in the park


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Credit: Johann Vincent Fresh produce at Sicamous Farmers' Market remember to bring along your reusable tote bag pack your chair, blanket, snacks and beverages

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Sicamous Beach Park with its sandy beach and manicured park is the perfect place to spend the day with friends and family. It’s a short walk from the town center where you can stock up on snacks and goodies, or visit the new concession stand right at the Beach Park to keep you fed and watered!

• New washrooms (including a large separate family washroom)

• Updated splash water park


With more than 1,000 kilometres of pristine shoreline and beaches, living life on the lake is easy pickings. Did you know that being in and around water is proven to reduce stress levels? Sicamous is surrounded by spectactular lakes so whilst you're here, let's make the most of these clean, warm waters!

• A brand new concession building with improved outdoor dining area

• Amphitheatre style seating for events

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There's no shortage of fun to be had when you're living life, lakeside.

Splash around at Sicamous Beach Park and take an early morning dip, or kayak, canoe, and SUP on the smooth, warm waters of Mara Lake. Live life in the slow lane whilst you're here and give houseboating a go! We are the Houseboat capial of Canada afterall, you'll be in good company. The Beach Park saw major facility and amenity upgrades over the past year to further enhance the best beach in the Shuswap. A small selection of the new features to enjoy:

For the early birds, it’s a great beach walk to start the day and connects to a river trail for those who want to explore a little more.

• New playground equipment

• Two upgraded beach volleyball courts the shuswaps most beautiful beach


A fairly shallow part of the lake, the Beach Park is ideal for swimming. As the sandbar builds up over the summer, the kids can enjoy some time giving skim boarding a try. Come the evening hours, it’s a perfect picnic spot to watch the sun settle in for the night. And if it’s not too far past bedtime, on a clear night, the sky will twinkle with stars just for you.

• New paved pathways to provide overall improved accessibility

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No matter the weather, Sicamous is a fun, family playground with plenty to see and do for kids of all ages.

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Sicamous Beach Park is always a good idea. The sandy beach, playground and splash park are perfectly good fun. Pack a volleyball, a skim board, books, board games and even a picnic to play and relax the day away.

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Scoot, skate and play at Finalyson Park where you’ll find a playground, skate park, outdoor exercise equipment and walking path. If you’re looking for that winning feeling, challenge your family to a Go Kart race, a Mini Putt tournament, or try your hand at our new Disk golf course, conveniently located at the Eagle River Nature Park.


Shop and stroll Main Street brimming with local boutiques offering everything you need for a fun family vacation. It’s always walkable, fun and friendly. Stop into the Civic Centre to where both the Visitor Centre, the Sicamous & District Museum & Historical Society and the public library are conveniently located. You can get the latest news and learn about local history at the same time. stroll main street

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D. Dutchmen Dairy is a must with its 62 flavours of artisan ice cream. There's plenty of other tasty treats and goodness to indulge in. We highly recommend the locally famed chocolate milk! Save some time becuse you’ll want to visit with the many farm animals and get your photos with the cow sculpture or the great Tractor Town display.

Enjoy the bounty of great, local great food! Head to Fruit World or the Farmers' Market to stock up on fresh produce. With so many ways to enjoy the lake, it's a must when you visit Sicamous. Find a slower pace or get your adrenaline fix! Whether you're exploring with friends, on a romantic getaway or spending time with the family, geocaching is a treasure hunt that everyone can enjoy!

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A favourite warmweather pastime. With some amazing flavours to choose from, everyone will be smiling Rent or bring your own! Hit the trails mountain trails, cruise along the Greenway, or enjoy some smooth blacktop - choose your ride!

Try out those putting skills with a fun round of miniature golf or hit the greens for a big day of perfecting your swing. Revel in the sandy beaches & enjoy refreshing splash at Sicamous Beach Park!

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Have you heard of geocaching? Think of it as a giant hide and seek game where treasures are hidden and you can locate them by GPS. Launching 1 July 2022. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, it's the perfect family activity to get everyone involved. Visit exploresicamous.ca for the guide, map and clues!


Cool off in the shade of the trees, share laughs & practice your toss at disc golf.

Sicamous’ Greenway Trails offer plenty of walking and cycling roots through town and beyond. As many of the routes are fairly flat, it’s ideal for cruising bikes which can be rented from Hooked Decor located at the houseboat entrance to town. So what are you waiting for? Jump on your bikes and head out to explore!

7. 9. eat ice cream get on your bike Take the scenic route! Enjoy the varied hikes on offer & savour the view before heading back for a well earned snack & dip in the lake.


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6.10.4. world-class skiing know the scorewanderwaterfallscross country Enough said. Snowmobiling here is a passion! Adventure awaits with four epic mountains, groomed trails, and warming cabins!

The Eagle River Nature Park is bustling with our winged friends. Bring the binoculars and you might just spot a majesting eagle hunting.


8.5. theskaterink pamper yourselfsnowshoe Stroll Main Street Landing during the holiday season and enjoy our spectacular winter lights!

The backroadsquiet are perfect for a late spring or early fall cycle as you take in the seasons.colourschangingofthe

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The changing leaves & varied landscape offer hiking highlights for all skill levels. Enjoy cooler temps whilst you work up an appetite.

Nestled in the Sicamous higlands you'll find After Dark Distillery. Sip on something special made with local grains, real mountain water & natural flavours. Delicious. The annual Fungi Festival held in October is a great way to learn from local experts on the secrets of the forest floor.

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When the water is low, the beach beckons those in search of a mediative stroll. Look for rocks and shells and drift wood.

Learn about our history at the Sicamous and District Museum in the Sicamous Civic Centre. It's open all year round. Come late september, join us in celebrat ing our arts, culture and heritage. Enjoy food trucks & live entertainment too. Starting and ending in Sicamous, the circle tour down Hwy 97 A, up 97B at Enderby then the Trans Canada back to Sicamous, offers epic views and lush landscapes along the way.

Just 40 minutes drive and you'll in Revelstoke for some of the best downhill skiing that North America has to offer. Join the locals and cheer on our home town hockey team! We have quite the reputation for producing NHL players. If seeing frozen waterfalls is on your bucket list, we have several aboutsomethingcloseeasy-to-reachgorgeous,fallstotown.There'sreallyspecialtheminwinter. Explore the cross country ski trails and take in the beautiful scenery while you get a great work out.

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A favourite Canadian pastime, go skating, at the local rink or, if win ter cooperates, in the great outdoors. Soak in the rejuvenating hot pools while gazing at the stars in the heart of the mountains. You deserveRelishit! in the quiet of the forests peaceful winter trails.

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5150 where to stay motels, hotels & inns Enjoy 4 Season accommodations at our 4 Star Alpine style Motel with private Hot-tubs. Start your day with Joe’s famous Homemade Breakfast. Cozy nights await in our duvet-covered pillow-top queen size beds in our newly renovated Motel. Easy access to boat launches & amenities. • Queen size, Pillow top beds. • 4, 6 & 8 person private Hot-Tubs • Video Monitored Parking • Hardwood & Tile Floors • Flat screen TVs • Free Wifi • Coff ee pot • Fridges, Microwaves. • Air Conditioned • Pet friendly • 6 Cabins (12 rooms) • 7 Full Service Sites • 8 non service sites 734 Trans-Canada Hwy | 250-836-2290 | accommodations.schmucks@telus.net | joeschmucks.ca 15 Sitesjoe schmucks motel & campground 7 unique log constructed accommodation units that are set in a very peaceful setting surrounded by cedar trees. With very rustic yet, elegant decor, perfect for families, weekends away, busy business travelers, or groups of friends. Private picnic & BBQ area that all units have access to • Queen Size Beds, • Full size bathrooms • Full Size Fridges • Microwaves • Toasters • Air Conditioning • Cable TV • Complimentary Wireless Internet • Tea and Coff ee • BBQs available on request 1210 Paradise Ave 250-836-3175 | cedarsmotelsicamous.com 7 Unitscedars motel Located on the Trans Canada Hwy halfway between Calgary, Alberta & Vancouver, BC. Surrounded by the pristine waters of Mara Lake, Shuswap Lake minutes to our west, & spectacular mountain terrain for hiking to our east. Winter months provide four areas of exciting snowmobile action. • Complimentary buff et breakfast • Indoor heated pool • Indoor and outdoor hot tubs • Fridge and microwave in all rooms • Guest laundry facility • Business centre • 24 hour reception desk • Select dog friendly rooms • Free wifi • Free parking • Close to restaurants • Family suites available • All non-smoking rooms 806 Trans Canada Hwy E 250-836-4117 | 1-800-485-7698 | reservations@sicamousinn.ca | www.sicamousinn.ca65Roomsbest western sicamous inn The Anchor Riverfront Motel is perfectly placed at the eastern entrance to Sicamous on Highway 1. Situated along the Eagle River, close to all amenities in town as well as the most popular tourist activities around the Shuswap. We have a beautiful campground with a bbq kitchen and fire pit. • Luxury pillow-top mattresses • Free wireless internet • 32�Flatscreen TVs with cable TV • Radio alarm clocks • In-room Microwave and Fridge • Coff ee & tea • Designated pet-friendly rooms • 5 Self-Contained RV Sites Available (No Hook-ups) • Tenting Sites Available • Outdoor Kitchen with BBQ & sink • Laundry Facilities • Washroom & Shower Facilities 1321 Trans-Canada Hwy Frontage Rd | 250-836-2546 | reservations@anchormotel.ca anchormotel.ca16 Rooms, 2 Cabinsanchor riverfront motel & campground where to stay motels, hotels & inns Close to boating, fishing, golfing, and the beach. Conveniently located off Trans-Canada Highway 1, on the shores of Mara and Shuswap Lakes, We are perfect for a lakeside getaway. Our pet-friendly location off ers easy access to local outdoor attractions and beautiful British Columbia waterfront. • Free light breakfast • Pet friendly • Free high speed Internet • Air conditioning • Refrigerator • Coff ee & tea maker • Free toiletries • Cable TV 1120 Riverside Ave 250-800-4836 super8sicamous.com 22 Unitssuper 8 We are a quaint, quiet, ground floor motel right on main street in the heart of Sicamous. A few minutes walk to the beach and close to all restaurants and downtown amenities. Very close to walking trails. Some of our rooms have small kitchenettes for longer vacation stays. • Microwave • Refrigerator • Cable TV • Coff ee-making facilities • Wi-Fi • Barbecue and picnic area • Free parking • Fax and photocopying facilities • Renovated • Parking for boats & trailers 473 Main Street | 250-836-2556 | sicamouspines@gmail.com | 13 Roomspines motel Paradise Motel is the best place to stay in Sicamous. We are your “home away from home” for your next vacation. Comfortable clean rooms at affordable rates & fabulous outdoor pool. Our downtown location is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, the public beach & the boat launch. • Free Wifi • Pet Friendly • Pool • BBQ Area • Cable TV • Full Kitchen Rooms • Free Parking • All Non-Smoking Rooms • Fridge • Air Conditioner and Heating • Downtown Area • Seasonal Rates • Shopping and Restaurants nearby 517 Main Street | 250-836-2525 Info@paradisemotel.ca | paradisemotel.ca 22 Roomsparadise motel All traveller and vacation people can stay and enjoy at monashee motel with Beautiful Shuswap, Mara lakes and Monashee Mountains in Sicamous • Ample parking • Big beautiful lawn 1333 Trans Canada HWY | 250-836-2575 | monasheemotel@yahoo.ca | monasheemotel.ca 23 unitsmonashee motel

152 where to stay Beautiful 12 acre park with large grass playing fields, lots of open area for children to play, old growth trees, creek on our northern property line. Heated pool, free mini-golf, free wifi adjacent to offi ce. 30 amp full hook-ups, 15 amp power/water and tenting sites. 3 km from Mara Lake. • Amazing 12 acre old growth park • Heated pool • Mini-golf • Family oriented 11 Hamilton Road, Mara | 250-838-6775 info@whisperingpinesrv.com whisperingpinesrv.com 130 Siteswhispering pines rv & tent Sicamous RV & Cabin Resort, formerly the Sicamous KOA, is 10mins from town and Shuswap and Mara Lakes. Lots of trees, fully serviced RV sites, tenting sites and ‘camping’ cabins plus there’s a pool , camp store, playground, mini-golf, washrooms and laundry. • Outdoor swimming pool • Camp store • Playground • Mini-golf • Cedar Barrel Sauna • Washrooms • Showers • Laundry • Dog Walk • Ride-on Kid’s Train • Group Gazebos • Pool 3250 Oxbow Road, Trans Canada Hwy 1 | 1-877-651-4320 sicamous@pinnaclelifestyles.ca | SicamousRVresort.ca48RV,25Tent,8 Cabinssicamous rv & cabin resort Our riverfront campsites are sure to "WOW" you. Enjoy the spectacular mountain views on our organic U-Pick berry farm. Don't have an RV or tent, NO problem, we have RVs for rent on location! The perfect spot for large gatherings, family reunions and weddings. • Riverfront camping sites, • Pull thru sites • RVs for rent on location • Located right in town • Seasonal rates • Pet friendly • Kayak/canoe/tube thru town • Sandy beach area along river • Minutes away from public beach • Playground & sandbox • Monashee Mountain views • U-Pick on property • Bird watching • Salmon spawning September 1754 Trans Canada Highway | 403-505-1204 | hanginlooseinsicamous@outlook.com | hanginlooseinsicamous.com hangin' loose in sicamous u pick & campground camping & rv 10 Sites food, eats & drinks 7-Eleven 1305 Rauma Avenue 250-836-6670 A&W 913 Trans Canada Frontage Road 250-275-6706 After Dark Distillery 1201 Shuswap Avenue 250-836-5187 Aroy Maak Thai Cuisine #8, 1133 Eagle Pass Way 250-253-6368 Askews Food Store 436 Main Street 250-836-4899 Blondies Café 302 Finlayson Street 250-515-2000 Brothers Tavern 430 Main Street 250-836-2337 D Dutchmen Dairy 1321 Maier Road 250-836-4304 Eagles Lounge @ Eagle River Golf & Country Club 1450 Husky Frontage Road 250-836-4454 Fruitworld 1330 Maier Road 250-938-0382 G&G's Kitchen & Tap 1221 Eagle Pass Way 250-836-2713 Jin Yuan Restaurant 1213 Eagle Pass Way 250-836-4646 Joe Schmuck's Roadhouse 734 Trans Canada Hwy. 250-836-4906 La Cantinita Sicamous 3, 444 Main Street 778-212-0305 Licks N Splits 325 Main Street 250-836-0129 The Mara Hills Restaurant Mara Hills Golf Course 9851 Old Spallumcheen Road 250-836-4689 Moose Mulligans Marine Pub 1122 Riverside Avenue 250-836-3603 Old Town Bay Pub 200 Old Town Road n/a Royal Canadian Legion Branch 99 322 Main Street 250-836-2224 Shark Shack Cinnemousun Narrows 250-306-2666 Shuswap Pizza #7, 1133 Eagle Pass Way 780-897-7299 Sicamous Husky Travel Centre 1340 Husky Frontage Road 250-836-4675 Snacktastic Food Truck Sicamous 250-517-8233 Subway 617 Trans Canada Frontage Road 250-836-4321 The Bus Stop Bistro Inc. 109 Finlayson Street 250-463-9629 The Narrows Smokehouse 221 Main Street 250-836-2713 The Traditional Bakery 1142 Larch Avenue 778-683-4164 Tim Hortons 814 Trans Canada Hwy 250-836-5333 snacks, cafes, fast-food, family fare & fine dining 53

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Lukies Golf 222 Finlayson Street 250-836-3140 Hills Golf Course 9851 Old Spallumcheen Road 250-836-4653

Sicamous & District Recreation Centre 1121 Eagle Pass Way 250-836-2283

Sicamous Eagles Jr. Hockey Club 1121 Eagle Pass Way 250-836-3157


Sicamous Eagles Jr. Hockey Club 1121 Eagle Pass Way 250-836-3157

Sky Trek Adventure Park 7060 Trans Canada Hwy 866-944-9744 Red Barn Eagle Valley Arts Council 1226 Riverside Ave n/a

Finlayson Street Boat Launch & Docks 110 Finlayson St Kappel Street Boat Launch West End of Kappel St Legacy Pier 326 Mara Lake Lane Main Street Landing Dock West End of Main St Martin Street Boat Launch West End of Martin St Mervyn Road Boat Launch North End of Mervyn Rd Old Town Bay Boat Launch & Docks West End of Old Town Road Weddup Street Boat Launch West End of Weddup St public docks & boat launches Old Town Bay Launch & Docks 54 55



Sicamous Curling Club Finlayson Park n/a

1 1 where to shop 7-Eleven 1305 Rauma Avenue After Dark Distillery 1201 Shuswap Avenue Antiques & More 918 Seed Frontage Road Askews Food Store 436 Main Street Bargain Shoppe 1, 1133 Eagle Pass Way BC Liquor Store 309 Main Street Beach Chik Island Time 305 Main Street BJ Design Interiors 1214 Riverside Avenue The Bridge Co-Share 1214 Riverside Avenue Bosley's by Pet Value #2, 1133 Eagle Pass Way Brothers Liquor Store 430 Main Street Eagle Valley IDA Pharmacy 317 Main Street Hooked Décor & What Nots 100 Silver Sands Road Lily of the Valley Floral Boutique 1133 Eagle Pass Way Linda's Gifts & More 329 Main Street Old Town Bay Marina 200 Old Town Road Parkland Home Hardware 1125 Eagle Pass Way Shuswap Ski & Board 302A Main Street Sicamous Loonie Toonie & More 436 Main Street Tea Desire #9, 1133 Eagle Pass Way The Sea Store Shuswap Lake What the Woof Pet Supplies 217 Finlayson Street Wild Beauty - Homestead Infusions 3, 1133 Eagle Pass Way Willow 1, 221 Main St retail, homewares, food, goods & equipment After Dark Distillery Hooked Decor & What Nots Beach Chik Island Time Linda's Gifts & More culture, tours & recreation Craigellachie Historic Site, The Last Spike Malakwa 1-877-837-6060 Crazy Creek Hot Pools & Suspension Bridge 6162 Trans Canada Hwy, Malakwa 250-836-4097 D Dutchmen Dairy 1321 Maier Road 250-836-4304 Eagle River Golf & Country Club 1450 Husky Frontage Road 250-836-4454 Enchanted Forest 7060 Trans Canada Hwy 866-944-9744 Hangin' Loose in Sicamous U-PICK 1754 Trans Canada Highway 403-505-1204 Kelly's Go Karts 1230 Titus Road 250-873-5433

Sicamous Museum 446 Main Street 250-836-5260

1 1 marine rental, service & moorage H2O Motor Sports 1314 Nordin Court 250-836-2541 All In Marina & Rentals Inc. 1209 Shuswap Avenue 250-836-4406 Big Water Taxi & Jet Boat Charter 1961 Solsqua Sicamous Road 250-804-5328 Bluewater Houseboats 110 Weddup Street 250-836-2255 Bulldog Boat Rentals 200 Old Town Road 250-836-4567 CM Rentals 101 Finlayson Street 250-838-2035 Epic Rentals 305 Finlayson Street 403-819-2573 Get Wet Rentals Ltd. 98 Mervyn Road 250-836-2517 Glenn's Water Taxi Sicamous 250-253-5047 JB Marine 202 Finlayson Street 250-836-4370 Natgo Marine 405 Elliot Crescent 250-833-8049 Old Town Bay Marina 200 Old Town Road 250-517-9680 Papas Sicamous Marina Boatworks & Storage 918 Riverside Avenue 250-836-0178 Precision Marine 709 Maple Street 250-836-3608 Reds Rentals 101 Finlayson Street 855-748-7927 Sea Dog Boat Sales & Service 525 Main Street 250-836-4567 Shuswap Waterfront Club/Marina 113 Weddup Street 403-333-3444 Sic Riderz Holdings Ltd. 938 Seed Frontage Road 250-836-0095 Sicamous Houseboats 1 Mervyn Road 250-836-2505 Splash Marina & Rentals 810 Riverside Avenue 250-253-3271 The Marina (M.B.M. Marina) 1210 Young Crescent 250-836-3131 Three Buoys Management Corp. 709 Riverside Avenue 250-836-2403 Total Boat Care 1001 Riverside Avenue 250-517-8102 Towjammerz Enterprises Inc. 218 Finlayson Street 250-448-7945 Twin Anchors Houseboat Vacations 200 Old Town Road 250-836-2450 WBL Marine BC E7 1721 Hillier Road East 250-836-5718 Snowmobile, Guide & Gear Rentals: Carl Kuster Mountain Park www.carlkuster.com Snowmobile, ATV, Motorcyle Rentals: Sic Riderz www.sicriderz.ca Snowmobile Rentals & Accommodations: Ride The Mous www.ridethemous.ca winter rentals Shuswap Apparel, Souvenirs, Pottery, Sicamous Branded items, Jewellery, Cottage Décor, Custom Framing 329 Main Street Sicamous, BC 250-253-5068 ThursdaysTuesdayOPENFridaythru9:00am-7:00pmClosed&EnjoyingOtherAdventuresonWednesdaysandSicamousStreet,Finlayson109 56

1 59 getting here phone numbers Visitors arriving by air have the option of flying in to either the AirportInternationalKelowna , which is just an hour-anda-half to the south, or to the Kamloops Airport just under two hours west. Before heading out, see www.DriveBC.com for alerts regarding road closures, delays, road conditions and webcams for up to the minute visuals of major routes. Winter tires or chains are required from October 1 to March 31. Kelowna, BC 125km/77mi 1.5 hrs Kamloops, BC 140km/87mi 1.5 hrs Vancouver,BC 492km/306mi 5 hrs Calgary, AB 478km/298mi 5.5 hrs Edmonton, AB 758km/477mi 8 hrs Seattle, WA 603km/375mi 6.5 hrs air service driving from distance duration EMERGENCY NUMBER 911 RCMP 250-836-2878 Fire Department 250-836-2477 Ambulance 250-833-0188 Air/Marine Emergency 1-800-567-5111 District of Sicamous 250-836-2477 Sicamous & District Chamber of Commerce 250-836-0002 Sicamous & District Visitor Centre 250-836-3313 Eagle Valley Community Resource Centre 250-836-3440 Canada Post Office 250-836-2814 Eagle Valley I.D.A. Pharmacy 250-836-2963 Sicamous & District Museum & Historical Society 250-836-5260 Seniors Centre 250-836-2446 Sicamous Preschool 250-836-4573 Parkview Elementary School 250-836-2871 Eagle River Secondary School 250-836-2831 Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness 250-836-4152 Malakwa Gospel Church 250-836-2131 Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church 250-836-4995 Reverend C. Ann Meakes 250-836-0235 Sicamous Bible Church 250-836-5430 Sicamous Community Church 250-804-8620 Sicamous United Church 250-836-4390 G & G K I T C H E N A N D T A P Comfort Food & Pizza! B r e a k f a s t / L u n c h / D i n n e r 1221 Eagle Pass Way, Sicamous 250-836-2713 MENU C L A S S I C B B CQ L A S S II C B B CQ L A S S I C B B Q S I C A M O U SS I C A M O U SS I C A M O U S T O W N C E N T R TE O W N C E N T R TEE O W N C E N T R E 58