The Town of Princeton (population 2,700) is the largest town in the Similkameen. You’ll find it at the confluence of the Tulameen and Similkameen Rivers and at the junction of BC Highways 3 and 5A.

It’s a 90-minute drive from the Okanagan Valley and a three-hour drive from the Lower Mainland via Hwy 3-Crowsnest Hwy. You can also fly charter or private planes into the Princeton Airport. Princeton is the Bronze Sculpture Capital of Canada with statues of local wildlife throughout town. There are approximately 50 good trout fishing lakes within a 30 mile radius of Princeton. Most have cartop boat launches. Larger boats can be launched at Otter and Allison Lakes. With so many different lakes in the area, there are endless opportunities for exploration and adventure.

Top 5 Things to Do

  • Bronze Sculpture Walk
  • Weather Vane
  • Visit the Princeton Museum
  • Kettle Valley Rail Trail (KVR)
  • Gold Panning

A Unique Outdoor Paradise

Prince George embodies the perfect balance of urban activities and outdoor recreation. View the video to learn what makes this city and its residents unique. Witness how they interact with the natural surroundings.  Visit to plan your visit.

Video courtesy of Tourism Prince George.

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