About Sicamous

Live More

Sicamous residents are all very proud to call Sicamous home. We are inspired by magnificent nature, to be vibrant in our everyday living. We are excited about our town, and we want to share that excitement and this lifestyle! Sicamous – live more!

Escape

Our natural surroundings activate the interest, activity and spirit of our community, which in turn ignites others to relish life with equal spark. Where both our nature, and the nature around us, kindle vitality and enthusiasm. Our healthy, clean lifestyle combined with business opportunities away from the hustle of a big city are just a few reasons why Sicamous is the place to live, play and work.

Discover

It’s easy to understand why vacationers love this community situated right where Shuswap Lake connects to Mara Lake. Travelers driving along Highway 1 on one side and Highway 97 on the other side soon realize there’s no reason to carry on – Sicamous has everything they could look for.

From cabins to canoing, camping to skidooing, hiking to house-boating and everything in-between, whether you’re looking to relax and sun-soak or for something a little more adventurous - Sicamous has it all. We embrace play and a life lived with spark.

Summer in Sicmaous

In Sicamous we are energized by natural beauty, and relish it with passion. Sicamous will never be described as a “sleepy little town”, there’s simply too much to do. And we do it all. Known as the Houseboat Capital of Canada, Sicamous attracts an excess of 40,000 people who come to vacation on our lakes, and an additional 15,000 residents make the community their home during the summer season.

Winter in Sicamous

In the winter, our community is home to multiple winter sporting activities thanks to our central location bordered by four mountain ranges – Owls Head, Queest, Eagle Valley Pass, Blue Lake and Hunters Range. Voted Best Snowmobiling in Western Canada, Sicamous attracts winter adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy snow shoeing on local trails and downhill skiing at resorts in the area.

Stats

 Elevation  250 m
 Area  12.71 km2
 Population 2,441 (2011)