Tourism

Armstrong, a town set with the municipality of Spallumcheen, surrounded by rural farmland, offers visitors and residents a host of recreational choices.

Set within Armstrong itself are a golf course, outdoor swimming pool, skateboard park, tennis courts and baseball diamonds; there's a hockey arena, curling rink, churches of all major denominations, and numerous service clubs.

Spallumcheen also boasts a golf course, hiking trails, numerous B & Bs, and a spot for canoeing, birding or kayaking. In October there is the annual ploughing match, with competition by both horses and tractors. To download copies of the local hiking trail brochures, click on the links at the bottom of the page.

Armstrong Spallumcheen are home to a wide variety of clubs to suit many tastes: horseback riding, quilting, gardening, reading, 4-H, Toastmasters and more. The community also has a Museum/Art Gallery and is home to the well-known Historic O'Keefe Ranch, Caravan Farm Theatre, and Asparagus Community Theatre.

If buying fresh farm produce can be regarded as "recreation" then the weekly Farmers Market held from April to October is an event to visit; find it at the IPE fairgrounds. In addition, individual growers often sell their produce right from the farm.

For a yearly calendar of events, hiking brochures and other important visitor links, please click on the tabs under 'Tourism'