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Invermere

 

Invermere on the Lake

Elevation: 859 m (2863 ft)
Population: 3000

Interesting Note: Invermere means "at the mouth of the lake". In 1890, due to some mining excitement, it was named "Copper City". The name was later changed to Invermere.

Tucked along the north shore of a beautiful lake and watched over by the dramatic Mt. Nelson, the town of Invermere has everything a traveler requires. Invermere is the economic hub of the valley offering retail stores, services, restaurants of all variety, accommodation and more.

With two beautiful beaches, (Kinsmen & James Chabot), the town offers more public access to Lake Windermere. All recreational activities one can think of in a mountain resort town are available in Invermere, along with rental & specialty shops geared to the outdoor enthusiasts.

Invermere is also a winter recreation paradise ? literally offering everything a winter recreationalist may be looking for. Ice fishing, skating, skiing (of all kinds) snowmobiling, tobogganing, snowshoeing, hiking, wildlife/nature photography, an abundance of shopping and arts and cultural venues await.

For heritage buffs, Invermere has an excellent museum and a historical walk. For art lovers Invermere is a hotbed of activity and it?s a great place to base yourself if you?re planning to hit the many golf courses in the area.
(Text courtesy of Valley Echo)

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