Mount Ida Forest Fire
Just west of Salmon Arm
A major forest fire on Mt Ida called the "Silver Creek Blaze" in August 1998 forced the evacuation of 7000 people for a day and a night. The fire caused massive forest destruction, visible from the Salmon River Road, but also exposed rockfaces and waterfalls not visible from the roadway previously.
RJ Haney Heritage House and Park
97B, 4 km east of Salmon Arm
This heritage exhibit includes the 1918 North Broadview schoolhouse, Salmon Arms' original fire hall, the 1911 Mt Ida church and several farm buildings, managed by the Salmon Arm Museum and Heritage Association. Marjorie's Tea Room is on a lower floor for refreshments and light lunches.
Rotary Peace Park and Public Wharf
Marine Park Drive, downtown
The park has a 250 metre walkway along the lakefront, with a pier, a marina and a picnic area. A great place for viewing shore birds and waterfowl.
Rotary Skyview Lookout
3 km west of Salmon Arm, Left on Salmon River Road (follow signs)
This lookout point, on the eastern slopes of the Fly Hills, takes you to the 1220 metre (4000 foot) elevation, with a great view of the Salmon Arm of Shuswap Lake. For the wintertime, there are 70 kilometres of marked snowmobile trails here.
Piccadilly Place Mall (with the clock tower) parking lot
Every Tuesday and Friday from 8 am to 12:30 pm rain or shine
DeMilles Petting Zoo
DeMille's produce just west of Salmon Arm
A free petting zoo with farm animals from small to large. Open in the summer from 8 am to 9 pm.