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ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS The Thompson Okanagan is filled to the brim with exciting adventures for everyone, all year round. A true four seasons playground. So you have meandered into the heart of British Columbia’s “High Country” and need something to do. Why not slip into your cowboy boots, grab your Stetson and head on out to the rodeo! The annual North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo held in Barriere is just the “western” fix you’re searching for— full of agricultural heritage, showmanship and of course cowboys!

and make an adventure of it. Don’t forget your fishing pole, as many of the lakes offer an abundance of fish. Heading into the Shuswap? Sicamous is the “Houseboating Capital of Canada”. Salmon Arm, the heart of the Shuswap, offers a bounty of activities for everyone—shopping in the urban ambience, and some of the finest bird watching in North America, along with hundreds of other outdoor activities.

Give Canada’s best new golf course, Tobiano, a try. Need some help with your swing? Better hit The Dunes, and let their expert staff train you to perfection.

Head to the slopes of Sun Peaks and be prepared for a day of knee-deep powder, and impressive bowls.

The Thompson Okanagan is famous for its pristine lakes, lush forests and breathtaking views. Hit one of the trails for a day long hike, or grab your camping gear

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Visit for a day, or maybe stay a little longer. The Thompson Okanagan & Shuswap begs to be explored and enjoyed. It’s breathtaking landscapes and endless activities cannot be matched.

TOTA / Allen Jones