If hiking, biking, paddling and skiing aren’t quite enough, you’ll find all sorts of other activities in the region both indoors and outdoors. Bird watchers flock to the wetlands at Meadow Creek, Crawford Bay and the south end of Kootenay Lake for prime viewing opportunities of over 200 avian species.
Want to find recreational activities?
Looking for some extra help to navigate your surroundings? Hire a backcountry guide to show you the best hiking, biking and ski touring trails. Skateboarders will dig the prime skatepark facilities in Nelson (indoors and outdoors) and the amazing waterfront facility in Kaslo. Keen on indoor pursuits? A full service squash club, swimming pool and recreation centre, climbing gym, and indoor sports including volleyball and pickleball are just some of the options.
Read our visitors guide online or order a copy of the official visitor's guide and map for our region.