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!
The hot springs were first visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations peoples who experienced the waters as a welcome respite after a long day of hunting, fishing, and gathering roots and berries in what is now known as the Kootenay region. The Ktunaxa First Nations peoples embraced the nupika wu’u, or hot mineral waters, for their healing and rejuvenating powers and Ainsworth Hot Springs has been welcoming guests since the 1930s.
Your backstage ticket to authentic West Kootenay culture and nature. Personal, interactive and memorable, join us for an EXPERIENCE you won’t forget.
formerly Pomona Cider Mill
Burton City Cider a name that reflects the history of the area. In the late 1800s, Arthur Burton registered the townsite as “Burton City”. Like the pioneers who came before us, we planted apple and fruit trees and started making cider.
Fall hours – Pizza night Thursday 2-9 pm Fridays and Saturdays from 11 -4 Saturdays till Thanksgiving: Nakusp Farmers Market & Revelstoke Market 9-2.
Our specialty is gorgeous, woodsy trail rides on charming horses. We cater to your skill level and have options for newbies through to advanced riders. Able to take groups of up to four riders (3 beginners) out on the trail, you will surely experience the wondrous balance between serenity and thrill as you travel on horseback through the mountains.
HOT POOLS, CAMPING, ACCOMMODATION OPEN YEAR-ROUND
BEST REST STOP WITH HOT POOLS, SUSPENSION BRIDGE & MORE
When traveling between Alberta and BC take a break in Eagle Pass. Park awhile and stroll the boardwalks through majestic forests… right from the highway-side pull-thru parking spots perfect for RV’ers. Experience the Suspension Bridge to get close to the falls; then make time to warm-up in the hot mineral-rich pools. You can enjoy the amenities for an hour, or choose to stay at this resort on Eagle River for an extended time. We offer a wide array of accommodation choices from simple tent sites… to a luxury 3-bedroom executive suite close to the waterfalls.
AdventureRafting & Tours
Specialized in professional guiding experience.
Endless Adventure has been the local go-to rafting and kayaking company in the West Kootenays since 2006! We provide adventure and gentle rafting trips down the Slocan River, and offer kayaking and paddle boardings lessons and courses for all ages! We have a fleet of kayaks, paddleboards, and tubes for rent and we provide expert advice on where to go on the river to maximize your safety and fun!
Take time to enjoy a relaxing round of golf on the shore of the beautiful Arrow Lakes.
Located in the scenic West Kootenays between the Monashee and Selkirk Mountain ranges, our 9 hole course is both fun for the novice and a challenge for the more experienced golfer.
RV-ing? We have a grassed and treed parking area near the clubhouse and if you need full facilities there is private camping nearby.
Regional Tourism Magazine, for the southeastern area known as the West Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada.
Open 365 days a year, Halcyon is home to some of the most restorative hot spring waters you will find in North America. General Frederick Burnham, who owned the “Halcyon Sanitarium” until 1955 believed these waters should be shared with the world. We hold the same philosophy, along with a dream to create a village where everyone is welcome to relax and enjoy the healing waters of Halcyon Hot Springs, British Columbia.
Come and visit us at 91 4th Ave. NW in Nakusp! Everything is made right here in the shop and you may even find one of our chocolatiers hard at work at our public workstation so you can watch how your favourite treats are made!
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!*
formerly Kootenay Sufferfest Society
- To assist the local/regional community and its stakeholders in producing community events.
- To be a resource and leader in the advocacy, development, and promotion of adaptive sport and recreation.
Situated just south of Nakusp, McDonald Creek Provincial Park is one of a system of four provincial parks on the Arrow Lake reservoir. With facilities on the eastern shoreline, it is a holiday destination for swimming, boating, jet skiing, water skiing and fishing opportunities. It features several kilometers of fine sandy beach, waterfront sites and open grassy meadows. You can always find a quiet spot for yourself, try some beachcombing, or join in the fun at the main swimming area. A boat launch is available, offering good fishing opportunities for kokanee, bull and rainbow trout – a tempting invitation for anglers of all ages.
The Arrow Reservoir bisects McDonald Creek Provincial Park and protects lakeshore riparian habitat on the east side and forested upland habitat on the west side. This combination offers outdoor recreational opportunities in a unique forested/lakeside setting.
Admission: $5 per person or $10 per family (2 Adults + Kids)
The Nakusp Centennial Golf Course is nine holes on grass greens, located just two minutes southeast of Nakusp on Hwy #6. The course is 2610 yards, par 34 and a slope rating of 107.
The Club House also offers “Fairway Cafe.” Being licensed, it’s a great place to relax after playing nine holes.
Stay for a while and take in the great views from our deck and enjoy the hospitality & atmosphere only a small town can provide.
Before you tee off, check out our on-site pro shop.
Club & power cart rentals are available along with a practice green, as well as the Little Summit Driving Range, located right next to the golf course.
No Reservations are required but guests can call ahead, it’s your choice.
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.
RIDE THE FACCHINA RAPIDS!
Welcome to Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.
Fun for all ages. Join us as we guide you into the pristine wilderness of Nelson, British Columbia, and the Kootenay region, while you discover the beauty and the rapids of the Slocan River.
Established in 2010 – Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. is your first choice for rafting in the Kootenays.
Certified guides, quality rafting equipment, safety oriented, professional and fun!
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.
Newly renovated boutique accommodations with antique and custom furnishings, all new beds and bedding. A very comfortable stay located right in the heart of Nakusp 1 block from the Arrow Lakes. Ideal for groups with common areas for socializing and a large back deck with BBQ. Stairs are used to access as it is located on the 2nd floor above a retail bike and ski shop.
Shon’s is where classic antique and modern functionality intersect, the result is clean and comfortable yet super stylish and funky. It’s the perfect match to complement the history of the building, which was built in 1910 as an opera house and now finds itself completely renovated, yet still retaining the vibe of a building that was built to welcome its guests.
SMILING OTTER WILDERNESS ADVENTURES
The name of our company says it all! Our company is about pure joy and exhilaration in a wilderness environment. Play is a powerful tool in relaxation and education. Since beginning our kayak and canoe programs in 1994 we have always strived to balance safety with confidence and skill-building in a wilderness environment. Ultimately, the fun factor is the utmost! We derive much enjoyment from imparting our love of adventure and play with our visitors and guests.
Above all else, otters love to play
Come & play with us today!
Summit Lake Provincial ParkPark visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout or swimming in the lake’s clear, refreshing mountain water.
Mountain goats can often be viewed on rocky outcroppings and in late summer a natural spectacle occurs as thousands of toads emerge from the lake and migrate to the nearby forest to hibernate for the winter.
This 6 hectare park lies within the Nakusp range of the Selkirk Mountains. Park visitors enjoy canoeing or kayaking, fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout or swimming in the lake’s clear, refreshing mountain water. Mountain goats can often be viewed on rocky outcroppings and in late summer, thousands of western toads emerge from the lake and migrate to the nearby forest to hibernate for the winter.