Salmon Arm is a city in the Southern interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia, with a total population of 16.205 residents, according to the 2006 residents. Salmon Arm is located on the shores of Shuswap Lake, where the Salmon River empties into the Salmon Arm reach of the Lake.
During summer, Salmon Arm is a tourist town, with many beaches, as well as camping facilities and house boat rentals. Salmon Arm is home to the longest wooden wharf on the continent. Relative to its size, Salmon Arm has a wide variety of restaurants and cultural attractions.
Larch Hills Winery is a wonderful family operated winery in Salmon Arm, that uses grapes that thrive in a cool climate including varieties such as Ortega, Madeleine Angevine, Madeleine Sylvaner and Agria. Visitors are welcome to self-tour around the vineyard or enjoy the gift shop, wine shop and wine tastings located on the site. Moreover, tourists can also enjoy the wonderful scenery of the vineyards.
McGuire Lake Fountain is a landmark in Salmon Arm. The high flying fountain can be seen from far and wide. It is located in a wonderful park, that is a real oasis in Salmon Arm, since it provides many shaded places, with wooden gazebos, artificial lakes as well as walking and cycling trails.
Deep Creek Tool Museum is a unique museum in Salmon Arm, that has a large collection of antique tools, engines and equipment, and gives an insight to the past life of Salmon Arm. Aside from those exhibits, there are also photos, newspaper clippings and articles of times gone by.
Marine Peace Park in Salmon Arm is a wonderful park, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The amenities of the park consist in a large gazebo, picnic tables, washroom facilities and quick access to the wharf. As well as being a popular venue for outdoor enthusiasts, the location is also a favourite for weddings and other social events.