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Located at the junction of Highways 3 and 5A in the southwestern portion of the Okanagan Similkameen, Princeton radiates an air of "gold fever". A few buildings of the old mining townsites still remain. At the Princeton Castle, remnants of a 1908 cement factory can be found. The town was first settled in 1858 by John Fall Allison, who fell in love with the area and built a cattle ranch where Princeton is now located. Clean, sandy beaches line the river banks, offering a multitude of water related activities for visitors, such as trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and boating. The rolling grasslands are ideal for horseback riding, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

Kennedy Lake Resort | Paradise Valley Guest Ranch | Princeton |
British Columbia Provincial Parks Otter Lake Provincial Park | Location: Princeton & District Chamber, Box 540, Princeton British Columbia V0X 1W0 Telephone 250-295-3103 Fax 255

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06/02 Coming to The Princeton area
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.