Parks, Trails & Places - Cranbrook

Hikers, bikers, dog walkers and roller bladders enjoy the 8 kilometre paved loop trail and side roads called the "Wasa Lions Way" path. For a slower pace, there is a short 2.7 kilometre interpretive path named the "Forest of the Rainshadow" which begins at the amphitheatre near the campground.
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The small recreation site is a two tiered campground with a small day use park. The lower tier of campsites rest on the shores of the lake and have lake access. The top tier backs onto the forest with views of the lake. They tend to be more private.
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Along the shores of the pond is a short dirt walking and biking trail providing views of the lake. The gravel hiking route is part of the TCT (Trans Canada Trail). Along the dirt path are a series of viewing benches overlooking the pond.
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Fort Steele Heritage Town is a step back in time. The site is one of the larger heritage town attractions in British Columbia. And there are many. The big appeal of the Fort Steele Town attraction is the abundance of activity, the historic buildings and the friendly pioneer actors.
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Moyie Lake Provincial Park is 90.5 hectares and was established in 1959. The park was established to protect the habitat around the lake as it is home to many plants and wildlife. Some of the wildlife protected in the park include beaver, muskrat, whitetail deer, songbirds, shorebirds and waterfowl.
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Elizabeth Lake Sanctuary in Confederation Park is where many visitors start their exploring hiking, birding, picnicking and sightseeing when visiting Cranbrook, BC
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Koocanusa Lake is a 144 kilometre long man made reservoir lake located west of Fernie. The lake is created by the Libby Dam on the Kootenay River located in Montana, U.S.A. The lake is popular for fishing, houseboating, fishing, swimming, boating and kayaking.
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Covering over 2000 hectares, the Cranbrook Community Forest trail system is a popular place for hikers, mountain bikers, joggers and walkers in the summer. During the winter the trails become cross country ski trails.
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On the lake are two popular recreation parks. The Tie Lake Regional Day Use Park and the Tie Lake Recreation Site, both, provide an opportunity to enjoy activities on the lake. Activities like swimming, canoeing, boating, fishing and water skiing.
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Norbury Lake Provincial Park is a prime location for a bevvy of outdoor camping activities like water skiing, hiking, walking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, boating and birdwatching. The park is a recreation destination located southeast of the community of Cranbrook, BC.
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Some of the activities enjoyed on the lake include fishing, camping and canoeing. No power boats are permitted on this lake. There is a roof top boat launch located on the lake. Fishing is best enjoyed by trolling. Trout is the fish to catch here.
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Horseshoe Lake Forest Recreation Site is popular for hiking, birdwatching, camping, mountain biking, swimming, fishing and canoeing.
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Isador Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking adventure trail located in the community of Cranbrook, B.C.The trail follows a once historic railway route operated by the Canadian Pacific Railway.
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Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park is a campground and day use park located near the south end of the community of Cranbrook, BC in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The park campground is set in a forest of Douglas fir and larch trees while the day use area consists of grass lawns
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Lakit Lake Forest Recreation Site is a small campground and lake popular for camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing and horseback riding.
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