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Located in the historic Squilax General Store, the HI-Shuswap Lake Hostel sits on the shores of Shuswap Lake, one of BC's most popular summer vacation destinations for swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, whitewater rafting and hiking. Situated halfway between Banff and Vancouver, the hostel is in an ideal location for a stopover. We are in a wilderness setting but have hot running water, as well as a campfire pit and a native style sauna. The hostel dorm rooms are in three converted Canadian National Cabooses (rail cars). The private rooms are in the main building., As we are located directly on the lake, there is a wharf and free use of our canoe, as well as free use of a hiking self guided kit (daypack, binoculars, plant, bird and mammal guide books). A short walk or canoe ride through the forest will take you to a beaver's lodge (yes, the real animal!). Local events include rodeos, music festivals, Pow Wows (native drumming and dance competitions), and the Adam's River Salmon Spawning run. Organic grocery store on site. Tenting also available. Hostel pets on site. Hostel check-in is in the General Store. Ring doorbell on store door.IF ARRIVING BY GREYHOUND BUS, PLEASE EMAIL US, AS GREYHOUND ROUTING HAS CHANGED Getting to the hostel: RIDER EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION. please email hostel on how to buy a flag stop bus ticket. It will stop right infront of the hostel Parking is available on site Right on Highway #1 halfway between Vancouver and Banff. We are 65km east of Kamloops; 10km east of Chase; 45km west of Salmon Arm or 8km west of Sorrento. See photo of store. The hostel office is in Squilax store. Plenty of parking available on site. Please use store parking to check in. Once you are registered hostel staff will let you know where to park. $25.00 one way from the Chase Greyhound.250 679-8884
  • Geolocation longitude : -119.57456
  • Geolocation latitude : 50.872604
  • Address line : 229 Trans-Canada Highway, Squilax, Shuswap Lake, British Columbia, BC, V0E 1M1, Canada
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