ADMIT YOU’RE AT LEAST CURIOUS!
No, they don’t. But the beautiful Shuswap Lake does. Four, in fact. The lake consists of four arms, forming a shape reminiscent of the letter “H” as in “Hello!” They are Salmon Arm, Anstey Arm, Seymour Arm, and the main Shuswap Lake Arm. Shuswap Lake is named after the Shuswap First Nations – the Secwepemc. Today, the following first nations bands live in the area: Adams Lake Band, Neskonlith Band, Spallumcheen Band, and Little Shuswap Band.
Salmon Arm is a small city with big ideas, whose combination of beauty and forward thinking attracts explorers, entrepreneurs and families of all ages. If you’re seeking a safe, welcoming place that’s open to innovative ways to build a life, Salmon Arm is that place. In a spectacular setting, mid-way between Vancouver and Calgary, with a population of 17,706, it is ideally situated on key transportation crossroads. As the largest community within the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, Salmon Arm is the business service centre for the surrounding area and has a market population of close to 45,000. With a beautiful, four season climate, excellent access to healthcare, education and sports and recreation. Salmon Arm offers authentic community, various activities, real prosperity, and true opportunity.
Salmon Arm Weather:
Average high temp in summer: 26.5° (July)
Average low temp in winter: -4.9° (December) / -6.6° (January)
Rainfall: 469 mm
Snowfall: 184 cm
Sunshine: 1802 hours