Castlegar is a nestled in the Columbia Valley on the banks of the Columbia River in the Kootenay region of the province of British Columbia, Canada. The community is situated at the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers, once a popular transportation route used by settlers, miners and trappers.
The Columbia River, Kootenay River, and Lower Arrow Lakes (a man-made reservoir lake) and the nearby mountains provide many opportunities for year round recreation when exploring in the region.
Castlegar, BC is full of recreation trails leading to views of rivers, dams, rock slides mountains while providing sightings of wildlife.
The Kootenay River Trails - Skattebo Reach, Dove Hill, Brilliant Overlook and the Elk Cutoff Trails - are located in Castlegar providing high elevation views.