Kootenay Lake

Kootenay Lake

Crawford Bay and Area
Located along Kootenay Lake. A full facility resort from cottages, tenting, full hookups, marina, gas, boat-launching as well as a licensed restaurant featuring Western dishes. Permanent camp-sites available.
Accommodation
Crawford Bay and Area
Located on the east shore of Kootenay Lake just 12 minutes south of the Kootenay Bay ferry on Highway 3A, Cedar Grove Campground offers a friendly, family like atmosphere. Whether...
Accommodation
Crawford Bay and Area

This is a lovely, uncrowded and rare sand beach just five minutes within Crawford Bay itself.

The wide, shallow beach boasts the warmest water on the East Shore of Kootenay...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

The Crawford Bay Wetlands Trail is an easily accessibly trail that meanders through the wetlands and along the beachesĀ at the mouth of Crawford Bay, within the new Crawford Bay Regional...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area
A demonstrating pottery studio/gallery in Crawford Bay, Dog Patch Pottery carries an impressively wide variety of pottery made in house before your eyes by owner Lea Belacourt as well as...
Arts and Culture
Applies to all regions
Arrive filled with questions and leave with the gift of knowledge by Ilana Cameron I was anticipating the stories and the beauty of the lake but I didn't expect to...
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Crawford Bay and Area
The East Shore is made up of eight quaint artistic communities Riondel, Kootenay Bay, Crawford Bay, Gray Creek, Boswell, Sirdar, Sanca, and Kuskanook that wind along the shores of Kootenay...
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There is nothing quite like fishing in the Kootenays. Whether you are a hardcore angler, or a family looking to have some fun, the clean running streams, lakes and rivers...
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First Hike Of The Season On Billy Goat Bluffs - Creston's Newest Trail! by Ilana Cameron As much as I do enjoy a multi-day trek through the mountains, sometimes all...
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Crawford Bay and Area

This is a beautiful pebble beach next to the Ferry Landing. It can accommodate many beach goers but few people use it. Bathrooms, picnic tables and garbage cans are located...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

The longest free scenic ferry ride in BC, crossing the Kootenay Lake between Balfourand Kootenay Bay. Two ferry vessels are used, the MV Osprey 2000 and the MV Balfour. A...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area
Watch as blacksmiths forge hot iron into objects of beauty at the Kootenay Forge in Crawford Bay! Located in a demonstration studio and gallery clustered nearby other artisans in the...
Arts and Culture
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The incredibly peaceful and scenic Kootenay Lake is a long, narrow and deep fjord-like lake located between the Selkirk and Purcell mountain ranges and is one of the largest...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

Part of the larger Kootenay Lake park, the Midge Creek site is located 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of Balfour, on the southwest shore of Kootenay Lake across from Sanca...

Nature and Recreation
Creston and Area

A small, unmaintained beach on the south side of the Kuskanook Harbour, this beach offers the closest access to Kootenay Lake from Creston and is popular with locals during height...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area
Coffee and light food at the Kootenay Bay ferry landing. Offering daily specials, gourmet coffee , a fun atmosphere and great service while you wait for the next boat. In...
Food and Wine
Creston and Area
The Legend Logos Shop has unique First Nations gifts including buckskin products, crystal dream catchers, and original art embroidered on gift items. A custom embroidery service is also offered. Watch...
Arts and Culture
Crawford Bay and Area

Located 40 km north of Creston on Highway 3A, Lockhart Creek Provincial Park and adjacent Lockhart Beach Provincial Park extend from the sunny shores of Kootenay Lake to the headwaters...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

This park is the safest harbour on Kootenay Lake where boaters often gather to weather out the summer storms. The water is warm in the bay for swimming and some...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

Pilot Peninsula is an easy 12 km shoreline hike along Kootenay Lake through the Pilot Bay Provincial Park, providing access to to multiple beaches along a wide well maintained trail!...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

This trail provides access to Plaid Lake, a large lake in an alpine basin ringed with significant ridge systems below Mt.Crawford. Spectacular views of Kootenay Lake and the West Arm...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area

One of the few remaining public beach campgrounds on the lake, this beautiful pebble beach is ideal for families.

The beach also offers fabulous views north over the lake...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area
Located on a large property with amazing vistas of Kootenay Lake and Kokanee Glacier, Tara Shanti Retreat Centre offers regular Hatha yoga classes and hosts yoga, arts, and personal retreats....
Health and Wellness
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During the summer months, nothing beats a dip in the cooling waters of Kootenay Lake and sunbathing on the beach. There are several stunning public beaches to choose from. These...
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Crawford Bay and Area
Destination resort on spectacular Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Canada The Lakeview on Kootenay Lake is a natural playground surrounded by open space where you can enjoy boating, fishing, sailing, sail...
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Creston and Area

Just 25 minutes from Creston, Twin Bays is a rare sand beach with easy access for drop-off, making it the most popular beach on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake,...

Nature and Recreation
Crawford Bay and Area
The park-like grounds, fruit trees, gardens, and magnificent natural backdrop provide an ideal setting for outdoor living whether you want to dine alfresco, meditate, paint, or just relax while watching...
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