Tourist Attraction

Tourist Attraction

Crawford Bay and Area
Come for the scenery, stay for the people. Crawford Bay is a special place — the welcome sign tips you off from the start with it's motto: "Artistic by nature"...
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Creston and Area
Creston’s grain elevators are one of the most significant heritage sites in the Creston Valley. They represent an agricultural industry that exists throughout Creston’s history. They are also among the...
Arts and Culture
Creston and Area
A long standing tradition (over 75 years!) which celebrates the beautiful area of Creston Valley, British Columbia. The Blossom Festival happens annually on May Long weekend and features events for...
Arts and Culture
Creston and Area
Creston has both an indoor and outdoor Farmers' Market. Find amazing home grown and fresh produce, artisanal products, and hand-crafted items. Outdoor Farmers’ Market: Behind the Visitors Centre with free...
Arts and Culture
Creston and Area
Some of the Creston Valley’s most talented artisans and dynamic food producers congregate year round at the award winning Creston Valley Farmers’ Market to showcase the incredible food and farms...
Food and Wine
Creston and Area

The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area is a  lush wetland habitat located 11 km west of Creston.  It stretches for 7,000 hectares (17,000 acres) from the southeast tip of Kootenay...

Nature and Recreation
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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Yahk and Area
In the early 1900’s Yahk was once a thriving CP Railroad lumber community serving as a major supplier of railroad ties for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Today Yahk is a...
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Creston and Area
Bring the kids, embrace your inner child and have a blast! by Ilana Cameron When I started to research for this piece I thought I had an idea of the...
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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
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
Within the Pilot Bay Provincial Park, located on the northern part of the Pilot Peninsula that extends into Kootenay Lake, the The Pilot Bay Lighthouse is the last remaining inland...
Arts and Culture
Creston and Area

Located at the summit of the highest all weather highway pass in BC, one of the highest paved highways in Canada! Enjoy the subalpine forest from the luxury of your...

Nature and Recreation
Creston and Area
It's that time of the year to come to the Creston Valley and stock up on all the bounty! by Ilana Cameron The fruit here in the Creston Valley is...
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Yahk and Area
Handmade in Yahk! Stop in to visit this charming and quaint little artisan gift shop in Yahk along Highway 3, famous for their playful roof-top goats Walter, Toot, and Buttin....
Arts and Culture