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Creston and Area

Creston Valley’s local outfitter for outdoor adventures, Summit Cycles & Sports carry gear for all seasons to help you get ready to explore the Creston Valley!

From spring to fall...

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Creston and Area

A one stop shop located in Wynndel, BC. Find all your fishing and hunting needs here as well as licenses, gas, snacks, drinks, groceries and lottery tickets.

Open daily, 6am...

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Creston and Area
With endless trails leading into the beautiful Selkirk and Purcell mountains cradling the Creston Valley, ATV enthusiasts will find themselves begging for more time to explore all that the valley...
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Creston and Area

Along with a fully-serviced vacation home rental and RV sites on five acres of rolling hills and backing to a forest, Blacktail Ridge Lodge also offers full and half-day chartered...

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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

At the northwest corner of Kianuko Provincial Park, Haystack Mountain Trail is a relatively accessible back-country hike that follows along Sanca Creek before opening up into at a serene...

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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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Creston and Area

Kianuko Provincial Park encompasses 11,638 hectares and is located in the southern Purcell Mountains,east of Kootenay Lake and north of Creston.

This park encompasses the headwaters of Kianuko Creek,...

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Creston and Area

As beautiful as its namesake, the Ladyslipper Orchid, this trail offers a moderately challenging afternoon hike in a mostly shaded environment.

To get there turn off Lakeview-Arrow Creek Rd onto...

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Crawford Bay and Area

The Lockhart Creek Provincial Park Trail follows the north side of Lockhart Creek gaining about 800 metres of elevation over a three-hour hike. An old cabin site about two hours...

Nature and Recreation
Creston and Area
I find it easy to assume that the vast Kootenay backcountry is a portal to another time. Not even all that long ago, the Ktunaxa peoples roamed the forests, using...
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Crawford Bay and Area
A full-service home and garden centre, with a huge selection of bedding plants adapted for the local climate. All amendments and tools provided for a beautiful yard and garden, with...
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Crawford Bay and Area

This trail takes you up to Mount Loki, the tallest mountain on the east shore of Kootenay Lake, providing spectacular views of Kooteny Lake and Kaslo to the west, Riondel...

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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...

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Creston and Area

Part of the Creston Community Forest’s trail network on Mount Thompson, the Thompson Pack Trail is a 4.7 km (one-way) trail that parallels and meanders along Sullivan Creek. This...

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Creston and Area

The Thompson Rim Trail is the iconic Creston Valley hike, allowing hikers to do most of the hard work from their 4x4s before trekking on foot along the ridge of...

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