Kootenay Rockies RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Kootenay Rockies

Tucked away in the southeast corner of British Columbia, the Kootenay Rockies region is an RVer's paradise. From beautiful mountain views, ghost towns and historic sites to hot springs and stunning golf courses, this area has it all.

Group of golfers on course with lake in background.
Kootenay Rockies

Tee it Up: Golf the Kootenays this summer and fall

The Kootenay area is sure to offer the perfect course to suit any golfer

Dan Matheson, the manager, stands next to a blue delphinium  that is taller than he is.
Kimberley

Cominco Gardens: A floral work of art

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

by Virginia Rasch
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

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

Blown glasswork found at the Art on 3 Gallery at the at the Christina Lake Welcome & Living Arts Centre in Christina Lake.
Christina Lake

Christina Lake’s unique and wonderful colours

A quick visit to the town’s Christina Lake Welcome & Living Arts Centre will quench any traveller’s thirst for colour, culture and history (and literal thirst as well). 

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

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

Kootenay Gallery of Art has been showcasing art to the rural community of Castlegar for the last 40 years.
Castlegar

Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar has been showcasing art for the past 40 years

Maggie Shirley, curator and gallery assistant for Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar, B.C., highlights the historic gallery’s exhibitions and programs

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

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

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

Marysville Falls, near Kimberley, BC.
Kimberley

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.

The pools at Nakusp Hot Springs.
Nakusp

The hot springs are calling

Lounge lakeside on the beach at Arrow Lake, hike to Gardener Creek Falls or take a dip in the Nakusp Hot Springs after a long day of exploring.

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino basks in the sunlight
Cranbrook

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

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

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

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

Shown is the front entrance of the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce with the Titan truck beside it.
Sparwood

Alpine ambience and fantastic fairways

Sparwood is a Kootenay haven with the easternmost golf course in British Columbia.

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

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
Dan Williams photo
Elkford

Revel in Elkford’s wild beauty

Surrounded by natural attractions, Elkford is a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts.

The Motion Notion Festival tent is lit up at night.
Golden

Kick your Golden summer into motion

Summer Kicks and Motion Notion are two musical events worth listening to in Golden, B.C. 

Public art, farmers markets and historic architecture make a summertime visit to Nelson, B.C., a memorable experience.
Nelson

Culture-rich Nelson

More than a few music festivals are easily accessible from Nelson, making it an excellent home base for the festival-goer.


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