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Road Trip in the Kootenays

Take a road trip to British Columbia's Kootenay Rockies region to discover the area's charming heritage architecture and thriving arts and culture scene. Experience the Artwalk in Nelson, ride the Kootenay Lake Ferry to visit the artisans of Crawford Bay, meet the wildlife artists of Creston Valley, and take in the Sculpturewalk in Castlegar.

What's Your Rush?

From relaxing mineral wilderness hot springs to high-intensity zip-lining, the Kootenays offer a vast diversity of experiences like nowhere else in the world!


 

BC Ale Trail - East Kootenay

Explore British Columbia's bounty of craft beer with the BC Ale Trail. Explore stouts and snow-capped peaks, brown ales and beaches, or bikes and hikes that lead to a tasting room. Four suggested self-guided tours showcase the rich and vibrant craft beer scene.

BC Ale Trail - West Kootenay

Explore British Columbia's bounty of craft beer with the BC Ale Trail. Explore stouts and snow-capped peaks, brown ales and beaches, or bikes and hikes that lead to a tasting room. Four suggested self-guided tours showcase the rich and vibrant craft beer scene.

Find Your Rush!

Winter experiences abound in the Kootenay Rockies - in addition to the alpine resorts, heli & cat skiing and backcountry adventures, there's also fat bike trails, snowmobiling, skating, tobogganing, pond hockey, winter carnivals, events, sleigh rides and more.  Summer time in the Kootenays offers as many adventures - exhilarating and relaxing.

Ski the Powder Highway

The Kootenay Rockies' Powder Highway is an adventure-filled highway-to-heaven that's peppered with world-class ski resorts.