Things to See and Do In and Around Armstrong/Spallumcheen
EDUCATIONAL TOURSEnjoy learning on these tours that are fun for the whole family. Phone in advance to book your tour. Our tours are popular with all sort of visitors to BC, including those on all inclusive holidays and independent trips.
The Village Cheese co. - Stop by and see the award winning cheese being made and try a delicious sample.
Armstrong/Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery - Learn about the colorful history of Armstrong and area, plus see works of our homegrown artists. 2891 Pleasant Valley Rd. ph: 546-8318
Llama Farms - Meet these friendly, exotic animals first hand in a knowledgeable and welcoming atmosphere. Contact the Chamber office for more info ph: 546-8155
Okanagan Opal - Dig these precious gemstones for yourself at Canada's only opal mine. Or visit their store at the junction of Highways 97A and 97 for some hand-crafted opal jewelry. June through September ph: 542-1103
O'Keefe Historic Ranch - Take a step back into the last century at this historic ranch that offers something for everyone. Highway 97, open daily from May through September ph: 542-7868
Riverside Forest Products - See the many fascinating aspects of one of our biggest industries. Otter Lake Cross Road and Highway 97A ph: 546-3171
Riverside Reforestation - Tour the nursery and learn about all the steps that go into reforestation. Highway 97A ph: 546-3171 ext.272
Rogers Foods - Visit the only major flour and cereal mill in British Columbia, and learn how flour gets from the field to your kitchen. 4420 Larkin Cross Road ph: 546-8744
RECREATION AND ADVENTURE- Our area has much to offer for those seeking recreation or adventure. While in the area take the time to enjoy the many exciting activities offered here. Some of the tour maps and schedules are available at our Chamber of Commerce located at 3550 Bridge St.
Armstrong Curling Club - 3 sheets, licensed lounge, always looking for new members, located on 3315 Pleasant Valley Road ph: 546-9499
Armstrong & District Fish & Game Club - Host of the annual Demolition Derby, the Armstrong & District Fish & Game Club provides training, knowledge and expertise in the protection of our natural resources, call 546-3428.
Asparagus Theatre - Armstrong's exceptional amateur theatre company. For a calendar of showings call 546-3255.
Caravan Farm Theatre - World renowned professional theatre company. Productions, workshops, winter sleigh rides, private parties - located on Salmon River Road ph: 546-8533
Circle Tours - View the natural beauty and the historic sites of Armstrong and Spallumcheen on these North and South driving routes. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce or the Infocentre for circle tour maps.
Hassen Memorial Arena - Come by the arena for public skating, hockey and figure skating. Call 546-8155 or 546-9456 for a schedule of events held at the arena.
Hiking - Enjoy hiking, biking or horseback riding on Armstrong's scenic trails that offer many levels of difficulty. Visit the Chamber of Commerce or the Infocentre for a trail map.
Memorial Park - Take a picnic lunch, have a swim in the public outdoor pool and let the kids play in the heated wading pool at Armstrong's glorious shaded park. Located in the 3200 block of Pleasant Valley Road. For pool hours and programs call 546-9456
Nature Walks - Take a peaceful, relaxing stroll through the many different fragile eco-systems in both the Hayes-Christian Ecological Reserve and the Otter Lake Wildlife Reserve.These trails are a bird lovers paradise. Call 546-8155 for directions.
Silver Star Ski Hill - located 20 kms. NE of Vernon, this world famous resort offers 84 runs for snowboarding and skiing from mid-November to mid-April and offers numerous activities year round. 1-800 663-4431. e:mail Website:www.silverstarmtn.com
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR THE ARMSTRONG/SPALLUMCHEEN AREA IS HOST TO MANY SPECIAL EVENTS. HORSE SHOWS, SPORTS TOURNAMENTS, THEATRE PRODUCTIONS AND MUCH MUCH MORE. FOR A DETAILED CALENDAR OF EVENTS CONTACT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT 546-8155