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BC Restart Plan

BC residents can now enjoy recreational travel within British Columbia.
Canada-wide recreational travel may begin July 1, 2021.
For more information, link to BC’s Restart Plan or Know Before You Go.

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

Explore the Kootenay Rockies

Like you, we're passionate about exploring British Columbia. But now is the time for us to stay local and support local businesses with just your immediate bubble.

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. Do your part now, so we can all explore BC again soon.

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

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These mini digital stories are visually themed with photos and video clips to highlight a variety of Kootenay Rockies experiences.


Click the photos below and discover stories about what locals and visitors love most about the Kootenay Rockies.

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