Township of Spallumcheen is located in the beautiful Spallumcheen
Valley just south of Armstrong and north
Oldest and Largest Municipality
Spallumcheen incorporated in July 21, 1892, and is one of the oldest
and largest municipalities in the southern heartland of British
Columbia. With an area of approximately 26,892 hectares (66,452
acres) in size, Spallumcheen's economy is based on farming, ranching
and light industrial.
Comprised of 20,000 acres, the O'Keefe Ranch, which was founded
in 1867, was once the largest cattle ranch in British Columbia.
Now part of British Columbia's notable past, the Historic O'Keefe
Ranch will give you insight into a past way of life that still continues
today. This site is a must if you're travelling through or visiting
in the Spallumcheen area.
Close by to Spallumcheen is the city of Armstrong. You will
find that Armstrong contains most of the commercial and recreational
facilities that the people of Spallumcheen enjoy.
Provincial Exhibition and Stampede
Armstrong also plays host to the joint rodeo - the annual Armstrong/Spallumcheen
Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede held at the fairgrounds.
This event takes place at the end of August or in the first week
of September. The exhibition contains a rodeo, fair, various agriculture
events and an amusement park and midway for the kids.
If you are visiting Spallumcheen area and are looking for an RV
site travel north to Enderby. Located
here is a number of choices especially the Riverside RV Park. They
are located right on the banks of the Shuswap River offering you
some great swimming and tubing with easy access to the Spallumcheen
Nearby at Enderby