Welcome to the Kootenays, where British Columbia's past, present and future come together in one enchanting region. The surrounding mountains offer outstanding outdoor recreation. Visitors can enjoy downhill, cross country and heli-skiing, hiking, climbing, snowmobiling, and much more.
The Kootenays are filled with pristine lakes, rivers and streams that provide excellent fishing, boating and kayaking. And the many golf courses provide exciting challenges for the golfing enthusiast. The Kootenays have one of the most well known areas for whitewater recreation.