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Shuswap Lake

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Address: 781 Marine Park Drive NE, Salmon Arm, British Columbia V1E 4P1, Canada
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Nice water front view

It was a bit crowded and noisy but otherwise a pleasant atmosphere. A bit above average. Service was slow but it was crowded. I had seafood variiety which was good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was a bit crowded and noisy but otherwise a pleasant atmosphere. A bit above average. Service was slow but it was crowded. I had seafood variiety which was good.

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Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Every May-June Shuswap Lake reaches high water level for the year. With this brings many migratory birds to the bay and the Marine Park is a terrific place to observe this fascinating variety of wildlife.

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Thank David A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Most beautiful place to live. I had to move away because of the economy and love coming here for a visit. Only problem is it's always hard to leave!!

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have lived in the Shuswap since 1975. I met my wife in Salmon Arm, raised my kids, worked, retired, and I love it here. It is the scenery and the people that make this place truly wonderful. Salmon Arm is home base but we drive to many places on the lake: Sicamous, Blind Bay, Sorrento, Scotch Creek, Celista. We... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was our first visit to Salmon Arm. Way better than expect and the residents are very friendly. Shuswap lake pictures don't do it justice. A must see place to go and so much to do. Easily spend the whole day just sightseeing.

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Thank M0rec0ffeeplz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Shuswap Lake region is beautiful, peaceful ... warm water, breath-taking views, friendly small towns ...I have no idea why people leave the country for tropical beaches when we have this gem right here! I am now considering relocating here after spending a number of visits here,,,

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have lived hear and nearby Scotch Creek for over 20 years and just love it. There are many activities around the Shuswap, and the scenery is outstanding. Like someone else has mentioned.. can't imagine living anywhere else..

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Blind Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The Shuswap is a beautiful holiday destination with 1,000 miles of shoreline. There are beaches, houseboats, Sea-Doo's, camping, hiking & more. Salmon Arm is within a 1 hour drive from larger centres if you want that. We are locals & can't imagine living anywhere else. People are friendly, lots of interesting things to do & see here.

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yukon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Shuswap lake is a great place for a family vacation. We rented a houseboat for the weekend - which is fairly affordable when you share with others. Most houseboats also have a hot-tub. The beaches are great, and the water is perfect for swimming. Definitely bring a camera and swim clothes!

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Shuswap lake is beautiful. Nice for swimming at Canoe Beach, or Herald's Park, which is also a great camping spot, but you have to reserve if you hope to get in for July and August. Boating is common on the lake, very picturesque, iand several arms of the lake mke it very popular. Another thing Shuswap Lake is known for... More 

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