Popkum, British Columbia
Village in Chilliwack
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|Area codes||+1-250, +1-778|
Popkum, also known as Popkum Village, is a rural farming and tourism based community east of Chilliwack, British Columbia. The community is named after the Indian Reserve of the Popkum First Nation, which is located on the Fraser River nearby. The name is derived from the Halq'eméylem word Pópkw'em meaning "puffballs."
The area includes a variety of tourist attractions including Bridal Veil Falls, Cheam Lake Wetlands, Tam's Enchanted farm (Closed), Bridal Falls WaterPark and Popkum Motor Park British Columbia's only off-road recreational vehicle (ORV) park.]
- "BC Geographical names: Popkum". gov.bc.ca. Government of BC. Retrieved 16 March 2014.