Public Amenities

Location Directions

Where to Find Washrooms, Parking, EV Charging, Wi-Fi and More

While you are on the road sometimes you need a break! Please find a list locations for public washrooms, parking, EV charging, free Wi-fi, walking your dogs, and in case of a medical emergency:

 

Public Washrooms & Rest Areas

Town of Creston Public Washroom - 1130 Canyon Street, Creston, BC
Open year round, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM, Heated, flush toilets

Creston Valley Visitors Centre - 121 Northwest Boulevard, Creston, BC
Open year round, 9:00-5:00 PM Monday-Friday, Heated, flush toilets

Ryan Rest Area - 1110 Hwy 3, Yahk, BC V0B 2P0
Open seasonally May to October, pit toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

Kidd Creek Rest Area - 6725 Hwy 3, Kitchener, BC V0B 1W1
Open Year Round, Heated, flush toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

Kuskanook Rest Area - Hwy 3, Kuskonook, BC V0B 1A1
Open Year Round, Pit toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

Kootenay Bay Rest Area - 16803 Hwy 3A, Riondel, BC V0B 2B0
Open Year Round, Heated, flush toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

Blazed Creek Rest Area - Hwy 3, West, Crowsnest Hwy, Creston, BC V0B 2N1, Canada
Open seasonally, pit toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

Bridal Lake Rest Area (Kootenay Pass) - Hwy 3, Central Kootenay C, BC V0G 1Z0
Open seasonally, pit toilets, picnic tables, garbage cans

For more information: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/restareas

 

Public Parking

All street parking in the Town of Creston is free. Please find information on other parking areas below:

Town of Creston Parking Lot - 1015 Cook Street, Creston
Free Vehicle Parking, EV Charging Station

Town of Creston RV Parking & Sani-Dump - 215 16th Ave S, Creston
North parking area of Millennium Park, Free parking and Sani-dump for RVs

For more Information: https://www.creston.ca/2277/Public-Parking

 

EV Charging Stations

Kidd Creek Rest Area - 6725 Hwy 3, Kitchener, BC V0B 1W1
4 plugins Coming Soon!

Creston Valley Visitors Centre - 121 Northwest Blvd (Hwy 3), Creston, BC
2 plugins for Tesla, J-1772

Town of Creston Public Parking Lot - 1015 Cook Street, Creston, BC
4 plugins for CHAdeMO, CCS/SAE, J-1772, Tesla

Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal - 6803 BC-3A, Kootenay Bay, BC
2 plugins for J-1772

For more Information: https://www.plugshare.com/

 

Public Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at many businesses in the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake area and at the following locations:

Creston Valley Visitors Centre - 121 Northwest Blvd, Creston, BC

Creston & District Community Complex - 312 19th Ave North, Creston, BC

Creston & District Public Library - 531-16th Ave South, Creston, BC

 

Pets

Generally pets are not allowed in most provincial and community parks and should be on leash in public. Please find information on pet-friendly areas below:

Town of Creston Dog Park - 1414 Cedar Street, Creston, BC
Benches (Shaded in Summer), Doggie Doo Bags, Water for Dogs & Humans

For more Information: https://www.creston.ca/Facilities/Facility/Details/Dog-Park-9

 

Emergency Services

Medical Emergency - Creston Valley Hospital - 312 15th Ave, Creston
Phone: (250) 428-2286

Public Safety - Creston RCMP Detachment - 421 16 Ave S, Creston
Phone: (250) 428-9313

Reporting dangerous wildlife or invasive species - BC Conservation Office (Creston)
(250) 428-3220

Reporting a Wildfire
1 800 663-5555 or (*5555 from a cell phone)