Each community in the Kootenay Rockies has its own unique story to tell. Along your journey, you will meet warm friendly people and discover rare, scenic vistas.
Jump into a suggested Driving Route. Featured itineraries highlight many of the area's attractions and activities - but there is so much more to discover.
Discover the history and tragedies of days gone by. Some towns are quite secluded and forgotten. Others, such as Sandon, offer town attractions including the original city hall.
The region includes four spectacular national parks: Kootenay, Yoho, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier. Helmet Falls in KNP is pictured.
The Kootenay Rockies offers over 75 Provincial Parks from roadside picnic spots to vast areas of unspoiled wilderness.
Browse the downtowns - you'll find impressive shops, artisan galleries, sports stores and all the necessary services.