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Cities and Towns of The BC Rockies
Golden
Kimberley
Kootenay Boundary
Nelson
National Parks
Revelstoke


Name
After the Kootenay Indians whose name means "water people".


Wine and Wineries


Travel Regions
B.C. Rockies
Cariboo Country
The Islands
Northern B.C.
Thompson Okanagan
Vancouver Area Coast & Mountains


British Columbia, Canada
BC Rockies Travel Region

VISITOR INFORMATION

bcadventure
A guide to travel and tourism of B.C. Has information on cities and outdoor activities.

Golden (Click link for Golden.)

Kimberley (Click link for Kimberley.)

Kootenay Boundary

Welcome to Kootenay
Affiliated with the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce, this site has detailed information on the communities, accommodations, biking, boating, fishing, hiking, kayaking, and skiing in the area.

Ranches

Three Bars Ranch
Three Bars is located in the Rockies, in the south eastern corner of B.C.. The main activity at the ranch is a horse riding program for beginners and the more advanced. Wranglers lead morning and afternoon trail rides into high mountain vistas and along rushing rivers and creeks. The ranch also offers fly fishing equipment, rafting and hiking. Also has a tennis court and swimming pool.

Tours

Rocky Mountaineer Railtours
Offers two-day, all daylight railtours through western Canada featuring the world-renowned Canadian Rockies, lauded by many as "The most spectacular train trip in the world". A selection of specialty tour packages also is available.

Nelson (Click link for Nelson.)

National and Provincial Parks

Banff National Park
Rugged mountains, glaciers, ice-fields, alpine meadows, cold-water lakes, mineral hot springs, deep canyons and hoodoos compose the natural landscape and habitat for a great variety of mammals such as elk, bighorn sheep, black and grizzly bear, and caribou. This Parks Canada web site includes information on the Park's history, camping, and recreation.

Glacier National Park
Parks Canada home page on Glacier, a mountainous wilderness named for its more than 400 permanent glaciers.

Kootenay National Park
Part of the UNESCO Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, the park is home to abundant wildlife, and beautiful wildflowers. Enjoy natural pools, including the Paint Pots, and dramatic views of rugged peaks and narrow canyons. (This is a Parks Canada site.)

Mount Revelstoke National Park
This park encompasses a variety of geographical zones from dense old-growth rainforest of giant cedar and pine, to subalpine forest, to alpine meadows and tundra. (This is a Parks Canada site.)

Yoho National Park
This links to a Parks Canada site on Yoho, one of four Rocky Mountain parks jointly declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. Features include: Takakkaw Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Canada; the Natural Bridge, carved out of solid rock; and the Burgess Shale fossil deposits.

Living easy at Skoki Lodge
A travel article with photos. (Part of the High On Adventure web site, an online, world-wide travel magazine.)

Revelstoke

Great Canadian Snowmobile Tours. Box 9242, RPO # 3, Revelstoke, BC V0E 3K0. Phone: 250-837-6500; Fax: 250-837-6577. E-mail

Glacier House Resort. 679 Westside Road, Box 250, Revelstoke, BC. Phone: 250-9594; Toll-free: 1-877-837-9594; Fax: 250-837-9592. E-mail

Powder Springs Inn. 200 Third Street W, Box 1479, Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0. Phone: 250-837-5151; Toll-free: 1-800-991-4455; Fax: 250-837-5111.

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