Kimberley RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Kimberley

From the Platzl pedestrian mall with its intriguing shops and Bavarian flavour, to the idyllic camping areas with woodland trails on all sides, Kimberley has become a tourism centre for good reason. RVers will be welcomed by the friendly residents and amazed by the character of this charming town. 

A huge cuckoo clock in Kimberley BC, with people standing around it

RV Trip planner: RVing in Kimberley, BC

Information on camping in Kimberley, including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.
Dan Matheson, the manager, stands next to a blue delphinium  that is taller than he is.

Cominco Gardens: A floral work of art

While checking out Kimberley’s visitor attractions, don’t forget the flowerful Cominco Gardens.

by Virginia Rasch
Marysville Falls, near Kimberley, BC.

From waterfalls to whitewater rafting, you’ll find adventure in Kimberley, B.C.

Outdoor recreation is an integral part of the Kootenay vibe, and Kimberley is a nature lover's playground.

Trickle Creek Golf Course has tree-lined fairways and mountains in the background.

Hit a hole-in-one in this colourful Kootenay city

Kimberley is a festive mountain community with a trio of first-rate golf courses.

The Kimberley Heritage Museum is home to over 10,000 artifacts of the city's history.

A tale of three communities shapes Kimberley’s past

The history of Kimberley is as rich as the millions of tons of metal excavated from the mountains.

by Jeff Johnson
Maria Aryan is the owner of Fork, a food truck in Creston, B.C.

From farm to Fork

For Maria Aryan, owner of the Fork food truck, eating in the Kootenays means great food from quality ingredients and producers who care.

A person on the climbing wall at the Spirit Rock Climbing Center in Kimberley, B.C.

Learn to climb in Kimberley

If you’ve always wanted to go straight up a wall, Spirit Rock Climbing Center will teach you the basics of safety and technique.

by DaleAnn 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
Bob and Carol Braisher stand outside of their converted school bus, fondly named Gus the Bus.
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Adventures with Gus the Bus

Bob and Carol Braisher are avid travellers and RVers, but some of their favourite memories involve their early RV days when their rolling home was a school bus.

A group in period costume performing in the Platzl in Kimberley, B.C.

Destination: alpine freedom

The small, pretty alpine city of Kimberley, B.C., is a destination beloved by visitors of all ages and recreational preferences.

The Kimberley Underground Mining Railway little red train exits a log tunnel structure.

Exploring the alpine town of Kimberley

After calling Kimberley, B.C., home for a decade, Gerry Warner has figured out everything he likes best about this alpine town in the Kootenay Rockies.

running through rocky mountain kimberley trails

Kimberley’s community lifestyle

Kimberley has a unique outdoor lifestyle that visitors can soak up whether they are there for a night or more. 

by Lisa Crane
Kids in Kimberley, BC

Alpine delights in Kimberley

Kimberley, the Bavarian City of the Rockies, is a paradise for families keen on adventure in the great outdoors.

by Stephanie Warner

A fun way to learn about Kimberley

Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway is the perfect way to see the scenery and learn about the history of Kimberley, B.C., and the now-closed Sullivan Mine.

by Karen Kornelsen
tourists going on a tour of the Sullivan Mine

Top things to see and do in Kimberley

If you dream of visiting an alpine community, Kimberley is a stellar choice.


The playground in the Purcells

RVwest does a Q&A with Dave Quinn, a resident of Kimberley, B.C., to hear about the outdoor recreational opportunities in the area.
by Trevor Crawley

Nature at your doorstep

Kimberley is a friendly community with natural splendour all around.

RV-friendly businesses near Kimberley