A nature lover’s paradise, this stunning region is abundant in jaw-dropping waterfalls, lakes, hot springs, soaring mountains and alpine meadows, painting the most incredible backdrop for a holiday full of exciting outdoor pursuits.
Whether you fancy a slow canoe along a sparkling river, an adrenaline-fuelled white water rafting trip along speedy rapids, a scenic hike to towering peaks or a quiet afternoon fishing in a lake, the Kootenay Rockies are the ideal spot for those who are inspired by wanderlust and have an adventurous spirit.
It’s not just the outdoorsy activities that make this region a must see. Beautifully restored heritage towns offer a charming insight into the destination’s history, whilst the flourishing arts communities add a creative flair to the towns and cities here.
If you’re travelling here for outdoor adventures, you’ll have four impressive national parks to explore. Kootenay National Park is known for its amazing mineral hot springs, whilst Yoho’s Emerald Lake and Wapta Falls will surely take your breath away. Meanwhile, Glacier National Park’s Avalanche Lake offers the most incredible reflections of the park’s icy peaks, and Mount Revelstoke National Park’s epic climbs and cedar-hemlock forest are perfect for hiking enthusiasts.
The Kootenay Rockies offer the perfect outdoor playground for adventurous travellers, and is the ideal destination for those hoping for a trip like no other.