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Located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, along the magical shores of Kootenay Lake, this region is an inspirational mecca for foodies, art-goers, music lovers, history buffs and adventure seekers.
Discover the East Shore from Wynndel to Kootenay Bay, cross the glacial-fed Kootenay Lake over to Balfour, on a free ferry, and journey along the shoreline to Ainsworth Hot Springs, Kaslo, North Kootenay Lake and Nelson BC.
Favourite fall activities
Every year, Nelson and the entire Kootenay Lake area says goodbye to summer and hello to the colder weather in a spectacular fashion.
From craft breweries to character cafes, artisan bakeries to independent restaurants, and outdoor markets to indoor eateries, true local flavour is the name of the game.
Few places in British Columbia offer a more kaleidoscope combination of foliage than along Kootenay Lake.