See Travel Directory page 116 for a list of companies and services in the Similkameen Region
western gateway to wine country
The Similkameen River brings life to the arid grasslands of the valley. Keremeos is the Fruit Stand Capital of Canada and centre of B.C.’s newest wine region. First Nations began mining the mountainsides in antiquity and the mining tradition is remembered in Hedley. The Similkameen boasts scores of accessible fishing lakes along with the remote backcountry terrain of Cathedral Provincial Park. The Similkameen Valley includes the communities and hamlets of Cawston, Chopaka, Coalmont, Hedley, Keremeos, Ollalla, Princeton and Tulameen.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Thompson Okanagan Vacation Guide 2011