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Tappen / Herald Provincial Park / Kault Hill / Skimikin Creek

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Tappen, BC (Nearby: Carlin, Gleneden, Sunnybrae, Balmoral, Salmon Arm)

  • Herald Provincial Park
  • Kault Hill
  • Skimikin Creek
  • Tappen

4828 Trans-Canada Hwy
Tappen, British Columbia
V0E 2X0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan

Description From Owner:
  • Herald Provincial Park - Dr. Dundas Herald acquired this fine lakefront property in 1906. In 1975 the provincial government purchased the land from Miss Jessie Herald but retained the family name for the park that it then established.
  • Kault Hill - This could be from a Shuswap Indian word meaning 'east' that the Indians used to refer to Shuswap people in the dialect area extending from Monte Creek to Salmon Arm.
  • Another similar word, Kwä'ut, was given by Teit as the narne of the principal village, located near here, of the Shuswap Lake band.
  • Skimikin Creek - From a Shuswap Indian word meaning 'along the sidehill.'
  • Tappen - In 1884 George Tappan (note spelling), a subcontractor, had a camp here while laying track for the CPR.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Skimikin Creek

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Mount Tappen, 4km
  • Mossy Lake, 7km
  • Rabie Lake, 7km
  • Bastion Mountain, 5km
  • Loftus Lake, 9km
  • Santabin Lake, 9km
  • Little White Lake, 11km
  • Skimikin Lake, 8km
  • Mount Hilliam, 9km
  • White Lake, 12km
  • Mount Ida, 16km
  • Black Mountain, 11km
  • Fleming Lake, 12km
  • Bergerac Lake, 17km
  • Wallensteen Lake, 18km
  • Phillips Lake, 14km
  • Bryden Lake, 15km
  • Mount Wallensteen, 18km
  • Kernaghan Lake, 20km
  • Waby Lake, 20km
  • Pement Lake, 16km
  • Schindler Lake, 19km
  • Mount Riley, 24km
  • Squilax Mountain, 17km
  • Gardom Lake, 22km
  • Saltwell Lake, 19km
  • Shuswap Lake, 22km
  • Mount Chase, 17km
  • Mount Evans, 28km
  • Chum Lake, 18km
  • Spa Lake, 26km
  • Willshore Lake, 29km
  • Arthur Lake, 29km
  • Crowfoot Mountain, 30km
  • Parkinson Lake, 31km
  • Rosemond Lake, 21km
  • Bolean Lake, 30km
  • Angle Mountain, 29km
  • Silvernail Lake, 32km
  • Little Lichen Mountain, 34km
  • Mount Boysse, 22km
  • Little Shuswap Lake, 23km
  • Mara Lake, 23km
  • Reeves Lake, 27km
  • Mount Mobley, 35km
  • Spanish Lake, 34km
  • Heart Lake, 37km
  • Mount Swanson, 37km
  • Mount Connaught, 35km
  • Mount Rose, 37km