Similkameen River

SIMILKAMEEN RIVER  () , 251 km, rises in the CASCADE MTS in MANNING PROVINCIAL PARK and flows north and east beside the HOPE–PRINCETON HWY before dipping south across the US border and ultimately flowing into the COLUMBIA R drainage basin. Well-stocked with TROUT, it is one of the last major RIVERS in the southern Interior that remains largely pristine. During the 1860s prospectors scoured the river for GOLD (see also MINING), and...

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