Discover the Spectacular BC Rockies!
Rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, hot springs, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains... the Kootenay Rockies has it all!
Summer activities here in the mountains include canoeing, boating, cycling, windsurfing, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, and of course, world-class fishing. Off the water, you can also experience some of Canada's top golf courses, as well as horseback riding and mountain biking.
The Kootenay Rockies are internationally known for some of the world's finest powder skiing and snowboarding. Whether you hit the alpine slopes or the meticulously maintained cross-country trails, you'll recognize the BC Rockies as one of the best ski destinations on the planet.
There are many different types of accommodations in the Kootenay Rockies to choose from: resorts and hotels, affordable motels, quaint bed & breakfast inns, and many dude ranches and guest lodges. The Kootenays are also ideal for family camping, RV camping, and for the adventurous, backcountry and alpine camping.
Sightseers will enjoy the wonderfully restored heritage towns, thriving arts communities and gold rush boomtowns the Kootenays have to offer. Also be on the lookout for eagles, elk, mule deer, bighorn sheep, coyotes, and moose, as well as cougars and black and grizzly bears.