There are so many activities to do in Sicamous & Area – you’ll find something for everyone in the family!
Check out the live entertainment on Monday evenings in July and August. Every week we have a different live performer at the Sicamous Beach Park. Music in the Park is by donation and all ages are welcome!
Try out one of the 57 flavors of “Old Fashioned Ice Cream” at D Dutchmen Dairy. While you’re enjoying your ice cream, take a walk around the dairy to see the farm and farm animals.
Visit the Enchanted Forest and walk through the magical setting and discover over 350 handcrafted figurines in a fairy-tale and nursery rhyme land among the 800-year-old cedars. Then take the wetland boardwalk to see the huge chimney tree, view the beaver colony, the spawning salmon in late September and don’t forget about the paddle boats. The plants and herbs are labeled throughout the forest for an education. Don’t forget to tour the Enchanted Forest Castle, a great stop for everyone in the family.
Sky Trek Adventure Park Challenge! Adventure! This has been one of the areas most popular attractions in 2010. You feel like you are flying through the trees as you come down the lines for each run, from expert to novice to a Kids Jungle Gym or the Climbing tower, there is a run for any age that you will love.
Golf! Sicamous has two great golf courses; Eagle River Golf and Country Club, a challenging course for all playing abilities. A picturesque 9 hole course along the Eagle River, after a great game relax at the Clubhouse with a fully appointed Pro Shop. They also offer a Recreational Vehicle park for your golfing convenience. Hyde Mountain, an 18 hole Championship course. This course is sculpted against the rising shoreline of beautiful Mara Lake. Hyde Mountain offers a dazzling golf experience, a fully stocked pro shop, a delicious meal at the “Logger’s Lounge” and don’t forget about complementary dock service with a shuttle to the Clubhouse. Truly Unforgettable.
Don’t forget the Fishing rod to “catch the big one”; Lake Trout, Kokanee, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, and Salmon are some of the favorites. Check the Freshwater Fishing Regulations, we are located in region 3- Thompson-Nicola Region and then just relax and enjoy!
The Historical Museum in Sicamous welcomes you to come and visit them at 446 Main Street. The museum is open Wednesday to Saturday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm during the summer.
Geocaching is a great outdoor activity, and Sicamous has many geocaches!
An Old Fashion family picnic in one of Sicamous’ lovely parks; Centennial Finlayson Sicamous Park at the Sicamous & District Recreation Centre located off of Eagle Pass Way on Shea Weber Way or Sicamous Beach Park at the west end of Finlayson street and just under the bridge.
Karaoke at Brother’s Pub on Saturday nights.
Hiking and Biking along creeks, rivers, beside waterfalls, or up a mountain. Check the Shuswap Trail Guide for all the trails in the beautiful Shuswap at www.shuswaptrails.com
Visit the Malakwa Suspension Bridge- Built in 1918 by local farmers, it is a great walk along with many nature trails in the Malakwa area.
Crazy Creek Suspension Bridge experience the sensation of being 240 foot above Crazy Creek in the awe-inspiring natural surroundings. The Hot Pools and campground are open year round! Relax in one of the three hot pools or take a jump in the “Cold dip” pool and enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains. A great get away with Condo, RV and camping sites.
Riverfront Nature Park is a quiet walk just past the Sicamous Beach Park and down Silver Sands Road into the shade of the trees, listen to the birds and the water of the river rushing into the Shuswap Lake.
Rent a canoe, Ski boat, personal watercraft, patio boat, water ski, water toys or even a houseboat from many of the rental companies in the community. This way you can experience all the adventures along the shoreline. The waterfalls are beautiful, finding the pictographs are exciting, secluded beaches or one of the floating stores on the water all summer long.
See what the Market has to offer, every Saturday, May to October, at the Red Barn.
Race your friends at Kelly’s Go Karts next to D Dutchman Dairy or at the Malakwa Speedway.
Browse the gift, craft and variety stores in Sicamous.
Frontier Mini Golf is a great fun time for any age. It is just off Highway 1 on the corner of Gill St. and Finlayson Ave.
Relax and bask in the sun! Sicamous and area has several beaches! In Sicamous we have Sicamous Beach Park the eastern gateway to the Shuswap, looking out onto the sparkling water of the Shuswap Lake. Public beaches are located at Two Mile, off Montcalm Crescent looking out onto Mara Lake, the rest stop off Highway 97A just south of Sicamous has picnic tables just above the beach area (closed December-March), Swansea point with beautiful public beach areas and Mara Provincial Day Park on the south end of Mara Lake has all the amenities for a day park as well as a boat launch. There is no overnight mooring at any of these locations.
Winter is fantastic in Sicamous with SnoRiders Choice Awards top honors for snowmobiling and award winning hills in the area. Hills, bowls, powder and a wonderful view everywhere you look! All four of the sledding areas have a chalet for a rest, to warm up or to eat your lunch out of the elements.
Sicamous is the home of the KIJHL Sicamous Eagles Jr Hockey Club, Sicamous Eagles Minor Hockey and hometown of current NHL stars Shea Weber (Montreal Canadians) and Cody Franson (Buffalo Sabres).
The Easter Hockey Tournament is hosted each year by the community. Bring out your team and enjoy some great games and a dance both Friday and Saturday.
The Art Walk, June-October displays the local talent of the Sicamous & Area Artists. You can walk or drive to each location the art is displayed with a brochure that describes information about the artist and the beautiful work that is displayed. This walk will take you through the quiet streets of businesses of the community. Pick up a brochure to guide you on this tour from local businesses or the Sicamous Visitor Centre.
CANADA DAY! July 1 is a great celebration in Sicamous with the participation of local businesses and numerous volunteers. We have a spectacular show of fireworks and after watch the parade of boats coming back into the Sicamous channel. Adults can wind up the night by dancing your evening away with live music at our local establishments.
The last Saturday in June is the Annual Show & Shine Car show that is sponsored by the Sicamous Eagles and the Sicamous Recreation Centre it is held at the Finlayson Park and the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre in Sicamous on Shea Weber Way.
August 1st is the time for a fantastic family event with events and entertainment all day. The day starts off with a Pancake breakfast and Parade on Main Street. After the parade you will find businesses, community support and information centres along the walkway through the Sicamous Beach Park.
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Have a GREAT time!