Cranbrook RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Cranbrook, British Columbia

There is no shortage of things to do when RVing in Cranbrook. Visit the Trains Deluxe Canadian Museum of Rail Travel, or explore the Rails to Trails multi-use route; the possibilities are endless. 

Fort Steele, BC

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The Royal Alexandra Hall has a high, arched roof with wooden beams stretching across its ceiling. Bright, exquisite chandeliers hang low from up above.

Cranbrook History Centre: Come for the sublime Royal Alexandra Hall, stay for the choo-choo train

Melissa Roberts, tour guide for the Cranbrook History Centre and Royal Alexandra Hall, recommends touring the trains, hall and dino fossils

A red wagon with a white linen roof holds passengers as two brown and white Clydesdale horses stroll through Fort Steele

Travel through time to the 1800s at Fort Steele

Jasmine Beaulac, education co-ordinator for Fort Steele, encourages visitors to come and see this preserved 1800s gold mining town

A fifth wheel camper set up at St. Eugene RV Park.

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino now includes an RV park

St. Eugene Golf Resort has partnered with KOA Journey Campgrounds. 

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino basks in the sunlight

The top “FOUR!” links to golf in Cranbrook, B.C.

Cranbrook, B.C., offers golfers four distinct courses to play with the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop

The new RV park at the St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino site is situated on the banks of the scenic St. Mary River.

A new RV park in the mix

The new St. Eugene RV Park should attract more visitors to the East Kootenay and create a micro-economy for the region. 

by Gerry Warner
The Argyle dining car is one of the standouts among the collection of train cars at the Museum of Rail Travel.

Choo-choo! All aboard for Cranbrook, B.C.

Cranbrook’s early years begin prior to the 1900s. It was—and still is—a city that relies on the railway

A view of Lake Koocanusa on a serene morning.
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The Gillard family guide to trouble-free RVing

This family of four shares a few practical pointers they learned the hard way when they upgraded from a tent to a fifth wheel.

by Kimberly Shellborn
Daphne and Oliver Gonzalez standing next to their rented 28' Vanguard RV.
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Luxury camping without owning an RV

After years of tenting, our family discovered the joys of luxury camping when we rented an RV for the weekend.

by Kimberly Shellborn
A photo showing some of the produce growing at Corner Veggies in Jaffray, B.C.
Lake Koocanusa

Homegrown in Jaffray

Jaffray-Baynes Lake Farmers Market and Corner Veggies will keep you well supplied with fresh homegrown products throughout the summer.


by DaleAnn Shellborn
A group hikes along a trail just outside of Cranbrook, B.C.

An outdoor paradise in the Kootenay Rockies

There is no end of things to do in Cranbrook, believes city councillor Gerry Warner, particularly for the outdoor types.

A lady in a pink skirt holding a collie dog.
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Most loved RV dogs

If my chocolate lab could talk, he would probably tell me that he wanted to be a show dog. Why? Because show dogs travel in style! I realized this while attending the Cranbrook and District Kennel Club’s 40th Anniversary of Championship Shows and Obedience Trials. 

Fort Steele steam train.

Explore yesterday today at Fort Steele

Fort Steele Heritage Town offers visitors insight into life 100 years ago in the East Kootenay region.

by Lisa Crane
Senior couple on a hiking trail among cliffs
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Take a hike

 Ina and Allan Mellor, full-time RVers and wholehearted hikers, especially like exploring the terrain of the southwestern United States.

A man with two children stand outside a building bearing the sign

Sample the frontier with your children

A few leisurely hours spent at Fort Steele Heritage Town is an educational and entertaining experience.

A large brightly coloured heritage building.

Focusing on Fort Steele

Camera in hand, I headed to Fort Steele Heritage Town for my photography class with Brian Clarkson, the owner of Cranbrook Photo & Studio in Cranbrook, B.C. It was a pleasant day in August last year, and I met up with a small group of budding photographers who had signed up for one of Clarkson’s monthly camera classes.

Couple stands outdoors at the door of their office

Summer in the city RV park

Maxine and Don Bos enjoy the social aspects of managing Mount Baker RV Park in Cranbrook, B.C. They keep busy at this from April to October every year, and spend five months relaxing at their winter home in Mesa, Arizona.

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