Planning Your Trip

How to Get Here, Taking the Kootenay Lake Ferry, Crossing the Border, & Visitor Information


It's easy to get to the Creston Valley and Kootenay Lake Route, and depending which way you come from, you even gain an hour.In this section, discover all the information you need for your travels to the Creston Valley Kootenay Lake area.

You can find travel times and distances on the Getting Here page, and if you are traveling across the border, be sure to check out the Border Crossing page. Traveling across the Kootenay Lake on the Balfour and Kootenay Bay Ferry is a popular choice, make sure to know the ferry schedule before you go!

Traveling by RV? Learn where you can park your RV and where the sani-dumps are on the RV Amenities page. On the Visitor's Resources page, learn more about public amenities such as public washrooms and parking, the local Harvest Calendar, and local weather and time.