Eastgate Real Estate Listings and Information
East Gate is a small community of approximately 100 cabins nestled along side the Similkameen River, Provincial Park and open crown land. Located approximately 55kms Southwest of Princeton and just North of popular Manning Provincial Park & ski resort. East Gate offers diverse recreational opportunities that include hunting, hiking, ATVing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, cross country skiing & more.
The community also sits next to highway 3 which is the main corridor that runs from Hope to Princeton and East to the South Okanagan. The land was originally the Tower Ranch until the 1970s when it was then subdivided into residential building lots.
Cabin owners have diverse backgrounds in the medical field, trades, education, engineering and government employment. Several full time residents include retirees, business owners and employees of Manning Park.
The area includes a gas station and convenience store with a B.C. liquor outlet, postal service boxes and is a flag stop for the Greyhound Bus. Satellite TV and Explornet internet are available to stay connected. Manning Park Lodge is a 15 minute drive that offers a pub, restaurant, gym and pool facilities while the park provides downhill and cross country skiing and in the summer hiking, canoeing and horseback riding.
Fire Protection Society:
The East Gate Fire Protection Society has 2 well equipped fire trucks and firefighting equipment in an alarmed fire hall in the center of the community. The Society is well managed and provides educational courses in first aid, wildfire fighting and fire prevention. Fundraisers and social events are planned every year.