The North Shuswap

bcmap3This is the Shuswap at its natural finest. The North Shuswap is a recreation and vacation paradise that is located on the north side of Shuswap Lake and is accessed by the Squilax-Anglemont Road, just off Highway 1. The North Shuswap stretches from Scotch Creek to Seymour Arm and includes the communities of Lee Creek, Scotch Creek, Celista, Magna Bay, Anglemont, St. Ives and Seymour Arm.

As you wind along this scenic route you will view over 100 kilometres of shoreline that has remained relatively unaffected by large resort development. The North Shuswap hills are home to the most northern grape winery in British Columbia, visit the Celista Estate Winery for a tour and taste of the Shuswap. The North Shuswap Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is a summer destination for many campers and offers sandy beaches and miles of lake to explore. Travel through the North Shuswap’s small communities and discover their own distinct stories, authentic and charming in their quiet rural existence. An exceptional and distinct part of the North Shuswap is the world renowned Salmon Run. Roderick Haig Provincial Park is home to the annual salmon run and this natural cycle is a wonder that must be experienced, millions of sockeye salmon return each year to spawn and continue the salmon life cycle.

In winter, the North Shuswap’s nearby mountainous slopes offer opportunities for snowmobilers and skiers looking for powder. Moderate climate and great terrain make for mountain playground. Accommodations in the North Shuswap range from RV parks to private cottages, bed & breakfasts, condos and a four-star resort: Talking Rock Resort & Quaaout Lodge. The North Shuswap is an increasingly popular destination, with many new amenities and developments.

Consider this your invitation to experience the natural four season beauty of the North Shuswap!

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