Chopaka, British Columbia

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Chopaka is an unincorporated settlement near the US border on the west bank of the Similkameen River in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Largely comprising two Indian Reserves, 'Chopaka IR No. 7 and Chopaka IR No. 8, the location was formerly listed as a railway station on the Burlington Northern Railway. There is a border crossing at Chopaka, open daily 9 AM to 5 PM. It is recommended to check with Canadian or US Customs to be sure one can cross the border here..

The name "Chopaka" is that of a legendary hunter of the Okanagan people who was turned to stone as Chopaka Mountain by Coyote.

The Chopaka Indian Reserves are under the governance of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, based in Keremeos.

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Coordinates: 49°00′N 119°43′W / 49.000°N 119.717°W / 49.000; -119.717