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.
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.
Cut Rite Meats & Deli Ltd. also known as Hoss and Jills, operates a dine in or take out menu. Also great for catering!
Eat in or dine out in the patio area and watch the traffic roll by! Soups, sandwiches, baked goods, Pho all will delight you!
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.
Purveyors of fresh, farm grown produce, plants, fresh take-out food options and locally sourced goods in the Arrow Lakes Region of the West Kootenays.
Located on Hwy 6, south of Nakusp, between Arrow Park ferry and Burton – the community of ‘East Arrow Park’. We grow shade perennials and produce. We also offer coffee, baked goods, pantry items, and local art. open online always.
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.
Home Grown Market is a small, family-owned business located in the beautiful Kootenay mountain region of BC. We serve our local community by providing organic produce (always local if possible!), natural food and personal care items, gifts, jewelry, vitamins, supplements and more. Our local area is full of creative and talented people who make their own products, and we support them as much as possible. Support your neighbors by shopping at Home Grown Market
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!
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.
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.
Christine is the creator, blender, artist and dreamer behind all of the teas and products we have to offer. Inspired by the earth and plants around us, and the ancient traditions which were used as prevention, maintenance and restoration, she began to learn the ancient art of herbalism and began on this journey. Once she started to introduce herbs, and learn about plants, she began to feel a deeper connection to earth and nature and bring balance into my own life by means of tea.
Her vision has always been to have herbs grown Locally and in Canada, with organic practices, as our main focus. Other ingredients are sourced from reputable suppliers who also work hard to achieve the same standards for quality and ethical farm practices that we do. We have great relation ships with all of our suppliers and we feel confident this shows in the quality of our tea.
‘Through New Moon Tea Co., I aim to share with you our hand crafted tea blends and invite you to join in on our clean, fair and healthy tea journey, one cup at a time.’
A creative incubator for locals, an inviting haven for visitors.
Along the placid shores of the West Kootenays’ Upper Arrow Lake, lays the rural village of Nakusp. Every week, the old Nakusp Firehall inspires, nourishes and supports the community by hosting Nakusp’s 50 Mile Year Round Market.
This market focuses on local – very local. In order to support the truly remote food producers and artisans in the area, all vendors are within a 50-mile radius of Nakusp. On offer, everything from fresh produce and apple cider, to handcrafted birdhouses and original works of art – and on market days, hot meals from the repurposed community kitchen.
Sandon, BC is still an active community with less than 20 residents. Most attractions are free to view, though donations are gratefully appreciated. The town site of Sandon is mostly owned by Hal Wright, who has lived in Sandon since 1972, and the Silversmith Power and Light Corp who’s mission is to maintain and restore the historical importance of Sandon. The restoration efforts for Sandon is not government funded and we rely on the donations and the kindness of individuals who volunteer.
Formerly K2 Rotor Lodge
LIFE IS FULL OF SURPRISES
At The Lodge at Arrow Lakes, they are all great.
Whether your idea of fun is quiet sunset reflections or late night beverages in the bar, The Lodge at Arrow Lakes is more than happy to accommodate. Tucked away in the town of Nakusp, British Columbia, the lodge is away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And that’s why it’s great. That and the scenery, food, drinks and social life. On the drive-up-kick-back scale, we rank #1.
Whether you’re weary or full of wanderlust, we are centrally located, with comfortable rooms to return to at the end of each day.