6 Instagram-Worthy Backdrops

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6 Instagram-Worthy Backdrops

Your Guide to the Best Insta Backdrops in the Nelson & Kootenay Lake Region

Lakeside Park Mural 

Brighten up your Instagram feed and snap a shot in front of this rainbowed graffiti mural. Located at Lakeside Park and underneath the Big Orange Bridge, you can see the iconic Nelson sights and get a stellar insta. Two birds. One stone.

Pulpit / Flag Pole Hike 

Sometimes you need to put in a little sweat for those likes. Hike up one of Nelson’s main trails and take in the view of the town of Nelson from above. Extra points to those who make an impromptu tripod out of rocks. 

Kootenay Lake Ferry 

No filter needed for this classic Kootenay snapshot. With the crisp water and lush mountains, this backdrop is sure to get you a new follower or two. The ferry is a 30-minute drive from Nelson and Kaslo, and lasts approximately 35 minutes docking in Kootenay Bay. 

Kaslo River Trail Bridge 

Stand out in your news feed with a great mix of nature and with a pop of colour. Kaslo River Trails Bridge can be found just outside of Kaslo off of Railroad Ave.

Sculpture Walk Nelson City Hall

The Sculpture Walk located just outside of Nelson City Hall is the perfect artsy element to spice up a regular selfie. Interested in the artsy side of Nelson? Artwalk (a self-guided local art tour) is a great way to experience some of our region's talented artists. 

Fletcher Falls Kaslo, B.C

Going for that West Coast aesthetic? Venture out to Fletcher Falls and share what the “best coast” has to offer. The mist from the falls makes it the perfect place to cool down and grab a fantastic shot. 

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