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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.
Dining, shopping and outdoor activities are part of what makes our region magical. Local businesses have put special promotions together to encourage you to Get Out & Take Out. Visit our dining page and support local.
The Story of Kootenay Lake
The Nelson and Kootenay Lake region may be one of the rarest ecosystems on the planet
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.
Take Out and Get Out
Take Out & Get Out in the Nelson & Kootenay Lake Region in the spring & summer sun.
Chill & Relax
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