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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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Biggest lake around!

You can live in the area for years and still have a hard time seeing the entire shore line of the Shuswap. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and beaches, Shuswap lake is a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
MarinaSanchez01
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Salmon Arm, Canada
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Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

You can live in the area for years and still have a hard time seeing the entire shore line of the Shuswap. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and beaches, Shuswap lake is a great place to take the family and friends!

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Thank MarinaSanchez01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

How lucky are we to discover this amazing lake with fun for all ages from houseboat rentals, to water skiing, paddle boarding, wave riding etc. The beaches are great with safe swimming areas in Blind Bay and all through the Arms.

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Thank Sue A
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

beautiful large lake with many beaches and all sorts of accomodations including lake house boats. Two separate arms to this one.

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Thank Rafi460
Vancouver, Canada
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152 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I spent an afternoon kayaking on the lake with kayak rentals from Shuswap Marina at Blind Bay. The lake is huge, but this was a great spot for kayaking as Copper Island was about 45-60mins off shore and the bay was nice and quiet. We also drove around the lake during our few days there and saw... More 

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Thank Foreverliz10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Views, wildlife, birding, park access, music on wednesdays. It is the most photographed spot in Salmon Arm. Swimming in Canoe Beach is best. No beach access of marine park drive.

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Thank Jodie P
Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Every Wednesday during July and August they have live music in the park. Bring a lawn chair visit with friends and it's buy donation and they come around if you feel inclined to do so

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Thank FourTravellers1945
N Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Did u know there is a 1000 miles of shoreline on Big Shuswap? Perfect lake for boating, swimming & fishing. The water is warm & mostly calm but beware when the wind picks up & it looks like a storm get off the lake or hang out in a sheltered bay ! Come check it out you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Sharon L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great time there. Wonderful beache's, Vista views, beautiful weather. All around great place. Great little pub. Friendly people. I would love to live there.

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Thank Gord C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful spot to admire B/C and to see all the different species of birds.We saw a otter,Canadian geese and a hawk in a matter of minutes.

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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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Thank Franklin S

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