Lardeau River Adventures offers an unparalleled wilderness whitewater rafting experience in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies of British Columbia. Only 90 minutes north of Nelson and 35 minutes from Kaslo, the crystal waters of the Lardeau wind through breathtaking scenery that is home to an abundance of Rocky Mountain wildlife. This wild, free-flowing Kootenay river offers a mix of exciting class 2+ rapids, plunging waterfalls and mountain vistas making our 4-6 hour guided trips perfect for both the first-time and experienced rafter.
Join us and discover why we are the Kootenay Rockies Premier Adventure!
If you want to know more about the 2020 season, please click the WORKSHOPS to the right.
Our 22nd Anniversary is July 5 with a Strawberry Extravaganza, free cake and strawberries for all.
We are away December 2019 to March 15, 2020 best to reach us by email if you have questions. Angele@Kaslo.org or Richard at info@JohnsonsLandingRetreat.bc.ca. Phone after March 15 — 250-366-4402 or 250-366-0038 if you want more information.
Most of the retreats start with dinner and finish after lunch on the last day. People arrive after lunch to get settled into their campsite or lodgings.
We provide delicious vegetarian cuisine, comfortable lodgings, sacred meditation spaces, a labyrinth and an inspiring mountain view.
Johnson’s Landing Retreat Center is located 1 hour north of Kaslo, 2 hours north of Nelson, and 3-1/2 hours south of Revelstoke. From the deck of the Main Lodge we have a magnificent view of the Selkirk Mountain range. The Retreat Center backs onto the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Provincial Park with the famous Fry Creek Canyon hiking trail starting minutes from our door. Please click Getting Here for detailed instructions.
At the Retreat Center we are aware of our connection with the environment. Because of our recycling, reusing, organic gardening, alternative energy initiatives and sustainable land use methods, we received the Green Star Award from Live Smart BC, a Provincial Government program. Plus, we are Kootenay Mountain Grow Certified by the Kootenay Local Agricultural Society, which recognizes our commitment to growing our food using organic methods.
For the past 21 years we have been offering quality learning experiences that challenge us to grow in a beautiful and relaxing environment.
Wing Creek Resort is a spectacularly beautiful, eco-friendly spa resort that offers romantic upscale vacation cottages on pristine Kootenay Lake, BC.
Sandon is a ghost town in southern British Columbia, Canada. It is home to Western Canada’s oldest continuously operating hydroelectric station.
Sandon is the glorious heart of B.C.’s famous Valley of the Ghosts. The former wild silver mining town was once a wild, wild place with saloon and casino brawlers living up to the town’s brazen hell-raising image as the heart and soul of the Silvery Slocan. The West Kootenay wilderness community, nestled along a creek bank in a narrow valley, is today mostly still and hauntingly quiet.
Your backstage ticket to authentic West Kootenay culture and nature. Personal, interactive and memorable, join us for an EXPERIENCE you won’t forget.
Book with us directly for the best available price, & then prepare to play it casual in a beautiful setting. As well, our pub has gorgeous lake views & serves up delicious food to pair with a favorite local brew.
Throughout the year, the Chamber sponsors a number of events that have become important village traditions, including the annual May Days Celebration, Christmas Light Up and Communities in Bloom and the ever-growing Kaslo Choose Local Campaign.
Regional Tourism Magazine, for the southeastern area known as the West Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada.
Kaslo Kayaking has a variety of tours to suit your time and budget. How about a lovely 1/2 day exploring Kootenay Lake. Paddle with us to remote shores and hike to a hidden waterfall, or enjoy a breathtaking sunset paddle and watch the sun disappear behind the mountains.
We love first timers! Experience nature on your own or with our friendly, fun and experienced guides in safety and comfort.
Why not try the latest water sport: Stand Up Paddle Boarding, it’s fun, easy and great exercise. Did we mention you’ll look really cool too?
private or group lessons available.
Spur of the moment tours are welcome, but you might want to book in advance July – Sept.
Sunset paddles leave DAILY (in season) approx. 4:30 pm.
* Traveling alone? No problem, join a relaxing sunset paddle and take home a one of a kind memory!*
Big Brown Eyes is a small company based in a small town with a big background in design.
With over a decade of Canada-wide experience, we work with people from small businesses to corporations, government, educational institutions, non-profits, and community organizations. Big budgets or small ones, we deliver exceptional communication projects to fulfill your needs and implement your vision.
at the Cottage in Hills
This idyllic, secluded, perfectly appointed guest room is your place to get away from it all.
Slocan Lake and all that the Slocan Valley in BC (Canada) has to offer can be accessed from your front door. Enjoy a lake and mountain view and forest-fresh air. You’re just minutes from the beach. Walk, hike, bike or ski from your front door into BC’s most spectacular scenery… Relax on your private patio with a lake and mountain view, lush lawn and flowers… then go jump in the lake, just 3 minutes away.
In winter, enjoy world-class cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, soaking in hot springs, cozy evenings and peace and quiet. Perfect for a cross-country ski trip or a personal retreat.
Kootenay Wood Energy is the leading chimney and woodstove installation, inspection, cleaning, maintenance, and repair company of the West Kootenays. We provide a suite of services for wood-burning heating systems. Fully WETT certified and insured, we are professional, reliable, efficient, honest, and prompt. Based in New Denver, BC we serve the homes and businesses of the Slocan Valley, Nakusp, Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood, Kaslo, North Kootenay Lake, and Nelson area.
Open May long weekend through Labour Day
Welcome to the beautiful Slocan Valley in the West Kootenay region of B.C., Canada. This truly is an exceptional place, with clear, clean Slocan Lake and the meandering Slocan River, lush forested mountain slopes, small and quiet yet active communities, and so much more. Through this website and the many links within, take a look at what the Slocan Valley is about, gain insight into the local and diverse economy, explore the recreational bonanza, and begin planning your visit here if you haven’t yet. Join us for a visit or a lifetime and help us create one of the best places on earth to live, work and have fun.
The Slocan District Chamber of Commerce strives for a vibrant, diverse and healthy economy that respects the environment and community values.
The Valley VOICE is a biweekly regional BC community newspaper serving the Slocan, Arrow Lakes, and North Kootenay Lake Valleys. It is 100% independent and locally owned by Dan Nicholson and Jan McMurray.
With offices in New Denver, BC, the Valley VOICE covers the news of the Arrow Lakes communities of Nakusp, Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood, Trout Lake; the Slocan Valley communities of Hills, Rosebery, New Denver, Silverton, Sandon, Slocan, Winlaw, Slocan Park, Crescent Valley, South Slocan; and the North Kootenay Lake Valley communities of Kaslo, Woodbury, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Meadow Creek, Argenta, Johnson’s Landing, and Howser.
Welcome To The Valhalla Inn
Valhalla, according to Norse mythology was a magnificent palace, roofed with shields wherein dwelled the bravest of slain Norse warriors. There, under the leadership of the god, Odin, they lived a happy life waiting for the day when they would be rallied to march out and do battle against the giants. To reach Valhalla was the greatest honour a Norse warrior could attain. Valkyries, maidens who served Odin, travelled to the battlefields to choose the slain who were worthy of a place in Valhalla.
RHC Insurance Brokers is the largest independent insurance broker in the West Kootenay Region with eight full-service offices plus one in Cranbrook.
Our promise is to educate you about insurance options,
make sure you’re completely covered, and help you understand the coverage you choose.
We want to guide you through the insurance selection process by giving you the knowledge necessary to make sure you have appropriate, affordable and holistic insurance coverage.
New for 2019: wifi and cell service available. Please contact host for details.
Three Islands Resort is located on the shores of beautiful Summit Lake in the majestic Kootenay Mountains. We are located just 16 km southeast of Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada and offer you and your family a great camping experience!
We are open yearly from May 1 to September 30.
Box Lake Lumber Products is one of North America’s largest manufacturers of cedar split rail fencing. Located in southern British Columbia, we ship all over North America and Europe. We carry a large inventory of 1-rail, 2-rail, 3-rail, and 4-rail cedar fencing options. Split cedar posts & rails are known for their unique craftsmanship and rustic Old West appearance. Every post and rail is hand split and is aesthetically pleasing as they curve in and around knots.
Sunny days and starry nights, awesome mountain and valley views, open May to September.
Private creekside campsites, park-like picnic areas, swimming or tubing in the creek, horseshoe pit, badminton, and pit toilets. Special events and large groups welcome. Green Acres is a family-run Agri-tourism Tree Farm adventure.
We do not raise any farm animals. We are part of the Environmental Farm Program for growing Christmas Trees.
Guests are invited to learn about organic gardening, including sharing techniques on harvesting and preserving produce and picking and cooking wild edible plants.
Stay in a country setting with a beautiful view of the valley and mountains.
Enjoy the peace and quiet. Watch the ponies and goats grazing in the pasture. The creek area is home to a number of birds.
Kids can collect eggs and pet goats. We offer pony rides for kids. Use our bicycles for a tour around the area. Kayak, Canoe and SUP rentals available in town. Numerous hiking and mountain bike trails only minutes away. X country ski trails and Summit Lake Ski Hill close by.
Full breakfast with farm fresh eggs and seasonal extras.
Cottage: 2 bedrooms, self – contained, kitchenette, bathroom, patio, BBQ and satellite TV
Single room: Private entrance, self – contained, kitchenette, bathroom with wheelchair accessible roll-in shower, patio, BBQ and satellite TV.
For over a century hot springs enthusiasts have sought out the Nakusp Hot Springs to soak away stress, invigorate energy and re- store inner balance while enjoying the healing mineral water. The Nakusp Hot Springs has a warm welcome for those who have yet to experience this rare gem, and a warm spot in the hearts of those who have been here before.
Relax in our spacious creekside RV and tenting campground, or one of the comfy Cedar Chalets, just steps away from the hot spring pools. Be sure to make your reservations early as it’s a hot spot for camping.
Located in Beautiful Nakusp, British Columbia, Riders Retreat is the only all-inclusive Motorcycle Campground in the world. It was built exclusively with motorcyclists in mind. It is certainly the most unique accommodations that Nakusp has to offer.
Upon arrival at Riders Retreat, you will find your tent already set up for you completely equipped with your bed, bedding, cooler, lantern and chairs along with anything else you might need. With a fully stocked kitchen, hot showers and free firewood in the pit, you can enjoy the ultimate camping experience with none of the work. It’s glamping at its finest.
Nakusp is surrounded by some of the greatest rated roads in the country for Riders. With so many loops and nearby attractions within a day’s ride, Riders Retreat is a great home base to venture from every day. Riders Retreat offers 5-star Nakusp Accommodations, so leave the gear at home and spend the night surrounded by a blanket of stars and like-minded motorcycle enthusiasts. Here at Riders Retreat, you might arrive a stranger, but you’ll definitely leave a friend and we guarantee that you’ll be back for more!