Nelson RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Nelson, British Columbia

Nelson is a hub of Kootenay culture and artistic expression, with distinct character that makes it well worth a visit. 

waterfront park with people enjoying the beach

Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Nelson, B.C.

Information on camping in Nelson, British Columbia - including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.
owner of Vintage Pour Mobile Bar pouring a drink with the trees and lake in background
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How a restored vintage RV unit became a popular mobile bar in B.C.

Inspired by her travels, Megan DeVries invested time, money and considerable elbow grease to create Vintage Pour Mobile Bar in Nelson, B.C.
Public art, farmers markets and historic architecture make a summertime visit to Nelson, B.C., a memorable experience.

Culture-rich Nelson

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

Get outside and enjoy the Nelson hiking and biking trails!

150 Reasons to visit Nelson and Kootenay Lake

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with these awesome things to see and do in the Nelson/Kootenay Lake area.

Nelson's downtown area

The No. 1 small arts town in Canada is decked out for Canada’s big birthday

Forged by silver and fires, Nelson has emerged as an artistic outpost in B.C.’s Kootenays

Nelson and its surrounding areas are an outdoor enthusiast's dream.

The wild West Kootenay

There are sublime parks around Nelson, B.C., where you can fully appreciate the West Kootenay's wild side.

Relaxing and having lunch in the beautiful waterfront park in Nelson.
Kyle Pearce photo/

Top things to see and do in Nelson, B.C.

Nelson is a treasure of the Kootenays, and you're going to love what you find there.

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 summer street view of downtown Nelson, B.C.

Where I would take a friend: West Kootenay

Find some hidden gems in and around Nelson, Kaslo and Nakusp, B.C.

by Colin Payne
Clydesdale horse pulling a carriage

Horsin’ around

Mountain Valley Farms takes visitors on hour-long historical carriage tours of Nakusp

by Glynis Fediuk

RV-friendly businesses near Nelson