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Kootenay Fun Facts

April 30, 2024

Known as BC's Mountain Playground (in the southeast corner of British Columbia) we are renowned for natural, clean, uncrowded activities and experiences that reflect the... Read More

Sculpture Capital of Canada: Castlegar, BC

March 26, 2024

With a population that is 7,000 strong, the community of Castlegar harbours a deeply rooted desire to nurture burgeoning artists, all while encouraging enthusiasts to... Read More

Best Trail Events in the Kootenays

March 14, 2024

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled mountain splendour of the Kootenays! Dazzle in the array of high-quality trail events, making it the ultimate playground for mountain... Read More

Kootenay Mountain Music Festivals

March 13, 2024

Engaging in the rhythm, you passionately dance to the resonating beats. As vibrant lights grace the crowd from above, tie-dyed shirts and lively beach balls... Read More

Explore Our Vibrant Arts & Culture Scene

March 7, 2024

The vital arts and culture scene in the Kootenays is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered! Dive deeper into the unique narratives woven by... Read More

Our Kootenay Winter Celebrations: Along the Powder Highway

December 12, 2023

The Kootenay folks never shy away from the wintry chill. As the rest of the world may retreat indoors, we embrace the cold and turn... Read More

Nordic Ski Adventures & Events To Do this Winter

December 7, 2023

The term loppet (pronounced luu-pit) is a Scandinavian term that means either: a long distance nordic ski race or event, or a bunch of people... Read More

Where to See Wildlife in the Kootenay Rockies

August 15, 2023

As I pull my exhausted body up the last stretch of trail before ridgeline, I am overcome with the sensation of being watched.  I glance... Read More

Wet Your Whistle: Along a Kootenay Road Trip

June 27, 2023

Immerse yourself in the splendid grandeur of the Kootenays, a place that offers more than just scenic beauty. Elevate your stay with a 'sip and... Read More

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