The 2,758 hectare Columbia Lake is said to be the warmest fresh water lake in the East Kootenay region. There is a 3 kilometre, largely undeveloped, beach area, a wetland marsh area and grasslands. All attract visitors who enjoy birding, wildlife viewing & photography
The Millennium Park attracts the young and old to the area. The walkways in the park provides a good route to explore the park. Follow the path, which is lined with wooden benches, to a beautiful Japanese Garden and to an outdoor bandstand theatre.
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.
Glacier National Park is one of the more rugged, remote alpine mountain parks in the Kootenay region located in British Columbia, Canada. The monster of a park is situated in between the communities of Golden and Revelstoke, BC.
Waldie Island Trail explores the north shore of the Columbia River, located in the community of Castlegar, BC, Canada. Established in 1996, the hiking and walking trail is part of a protected Blue Heron bird sanctuary known as the Waldie Island Heron Reserve.
The trail highlights include the three viewpoints and some amazing scenery. The lower elevation viewpoint is situated at 772 metres. The higher elevation viewpoint is at 915 metres. While the third viewing area is located south of the cellular tower closer to the McPhee Creek Trailheads.
Dove Hill Trail is a short, moderate hiking trail in the community of Castlegar, BC located in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The hiking route explores the hillsides and forests behind the community providing great views of the Kootenay River and the valley.
Mel DeAnna Trail is an easy grade loop trail located south of the community of Castlegar. BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The highlights of the wilderness hike is the birdwatching pond, of which, the trail loops around.
Combined, the hiking trails provide 5 kilometres of adventure. During the summer months the trails are popular for hiking, walking, self guided nature tours, photography and birdwatching. In the winter the trails are used as cross country ski routes.
The Last Spike historic site is the feature attraction located at a major rest stop located on the Trans Canada Highway, east of Sicamous BC and west of Revelstoke, BC. Marking the historic event is a large stone monument accompanied by a rail car.
The trail has 3 trailheads. One trailhead is located at the Highway #3a Bridge crossing the Kootenay River. Another access trailhead is located via the McPhee Creek FSR (Forest Service Road) at the Brilliant Terminal Station. The most eastern trailhead is in Glade.
The Malakwa Suspension Bridge spans over the Eagle River in the community of Malakwa, British Columbia, Canada. The 1915 bridge was originally built by the local farmers to connect to the community and their fields.
Syringa Provincial Park is a campground park on Lower arrow Lake which protects one of the few grassland eco systems located in the Kootenay region. First established in 1968, the grassland park now covers 4,417 hectares
Yoho National Park is a mountain recreation destination in the Kootenay region of British Columbia Canada located east of the community of Golden, BC, Canada and west of Banff Alberta. The park is part history and part recreation consisting of alpine peaks, waterfalls, lush green forests.