The friendly community of Lumby, BC, is located at the north
end of the beautiful Okanagan Valley just a short drive (25
km/16 mi.) east of the community of Vernon
the village was incorporated in 1956, its history dates back
to 1893 when the town site of forty acres was surveyed and named
"Lumby". Prior to that, a small settlement of pioneer
farmers and gold miners lived in White Valley, whose beginning
commenced with the Cherry Creek gold strike in 1862.
the 'Gateway to the Monashees', Lumby is situated at the convergence
of the Coldstream, Creighton and Trinity valleys. The Monashee
Mountain (Mountains of Peace) offer unlimited outdoor recreation.
Shimmering lakes nestle in the mountains and streams and rivers
flow to the valleys. The area around Lumby is one of British
Columbia's undiscovered gems!
Lumby you can pan for gold, stroll our historical mural walk
and the Salmon Trail, go camping and hiking or arrange to tour
the old mining digs in nearby Cherryville. Lumby is the Trail
Capital of Canada, and from here you can get-away on one of
over a hundred trails that meander throughout the Monashee.
The waters are ideal for fishing and canoeing, and as the eastern
most spawning point for Chinook salmon, it's no wonder they
chose this place to begin an exciting journey.
its small town congeniality, Lumby is the perfect place to get
away from it all. There's a feeling that can only be described
as refreshing; as vacationers and travelers approach this colorful
heritage village away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Shopping in downtown Lumby reveals a healthy array of businesses
all within the reach of a small town and at the end of
the day you can relax on one of our many patios to explore culinary
Whether you are heading north or south through Lumby, make a
point of stopping and staying for awhile. The community of Lumby,
British Columbia looks forward to hosting your next vacation!
& information courtesy of Lumby Chamber of Commerce.
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Lumby is easy to access, located right on the scenic BC Highway
#6 that crosses the Monashee Mountains and connects the vacation
playgrounds of the Okanagan and the Kootenay’s. We are twenty-five
minutes east of Vernon, and only fifty minutes from the Kelowna
Facilities & Activities: Hiking, Biking, Golf, Flying and
more! There are is an uncountable number of activities that
can be done during the summer months, and in winter enjoy cross
country skiing and snowshoeing. Whether you enjoy a peaceful
day of golf or a day of thrilling extremes soaring through the
sky, Lumby is the place for you.
Attractions: Hiking Trails, Lakes, Waterfalls, Outdoor Activities
(Paragliding, Hang Gliding, Golf, Equine).
At an elevation of 495 meters, Lumby receives 1.890 hours of
sunshine every year. The average rainfall is 43.6cm, and the
average snowfall is 143.2cm.
Annual Events: Lumby Days, Wild Salmon Music Festival,
Mabel Lake Fishing Derby, Cherryville Days, Business Excellence
1882 Vernon Street
PO Box 534, Lumby, BC, Canada, V0E 2G0
Tel: (250) 547-2300
Fax: (250) 547-2390