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COVID-19

BC’s Restart – Step 3

Enjoy recreational travel within the Kootenay Rockies, BC & Canada-wide!
Mask wearing is recommended in indoor public spaces for people 12 years and older who are not yet fully vaccinated.
The Cda/US border remains closed to recreational travel until at least early-August, 2021.
For more information, link to BC’s Restart Plan or Know Before You Go.

BREATHTAKING HIKES
Such as Mt. Thompson Rim Trail in the Creston Valley.

Explore the Kootenay Rockies

Welcome back to the Kootenay Rockies! Canada-wide recreational travel is now open.

The region, in the southeast corner of British Columbia includes natural, clean, uncrowded activities and experiences that reflect the lifestyle, the culture and the community of Canada’s West. And for generations, Kootenay locals have taken great care of the wonder that you see around you. As a valued visitor, we hope that you will help us continue to do so. By being a responsible traveller, you become a partner in our destination's economic, socio-cultural and environmental sustainability and contribute to the region's destination stewardship commitment.

Please continue to follow the advice of health authorities to keep yourself and others safe. Mask wearing is recommended in indoor public spaces for all people 12 years and older who are not yet fully vaccinated.

Find information and travel inspiration here. Enjoy all that British Columbia’s Mountain Playground has to offer.

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