Let winter wrap its arms around you in the Similkameen Valley. Come experience a wondrous setting where mountains are covered in a blanket of snowy white awesomeness. It’s perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at China Ridge Trails. It’s tranquil here this time of year; perfect for playing outside. Come for a visit — you’ll discover a valley chock full of adventures, some mild, some wild — and some, somewhere in between. From snowmobiling the Similkameen’s backcountry to downhill skiing at Manning Park, from a pick-up game of shinny to special events like our holiday open houses at wineries between Keremeos and Cawston and lighting up the night, there are plenty of ways to embrace our coldest months. Experience the Valley your way. Learn more.
Welcome to the Similkameen Valley | British Columbia, Canada
- What does Similkameen mean?
- The Similkameen river and valley is named for its indigenous people, the Similkameen, meaning “people of the river.”
Official visitor website for the Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada including Cathedral Lakes, Cawston, Chopaka, Coalmont, Eastgate, Hedley, Keremeos, Manning Park, Olalla, Princeton, Similkameen Valley, Tulameen and Twin Lakes.