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 Riondel, 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.
The Story of Kootenay Lake
The Nelson and Kootenay Lake region may be one of the rarest ecosystems on the planet
Chill & Relax
Finding "ahhhh" is easy here. From multiday retreats to short moments of peace and quiet, you’ll find it all around Kootenay Lake.
Rainy Day Activities
The Kootenay Lake region is usually sunshine and rainbows. But when the odd shower rolls in, here are some top suggestions to help you make the most of your time, rain or shine.
Read our visitors guide online or order a copy of the official visitor's guide and map for our region.