It is known as a popular all season tourist destination attracting visitors from throughout Canada and the United States as well as worldwide. It has a population of 3,192 which nearly doubles during the summer months.
Eagle Valley, in Sicamous, became the home of many settlers. They came and farmed the land putting up with forests, deep snow and hordes of mosquitoes. Then the well known D Dutchmen Dairy was built. The first newspaper in Sicamous was the Eagle Valley News, printed for the first time on October 22, 1958 and it continues to print today.
Sicamous was incorporated in 1989.
Hometown of NHL Player Shea Weber as well as fellow Nashville Predators draftee Cody Franson. Sicamous is well known for starting numerous NCAA hockey careers. Most notable are Kelowna minor hockey products, Matt Crowell and brothers Tyler and John Mazzei.