As British Columbia has moved into phase 3 we are encouraging you to come visit. Being a smart traveler includes Staying home if you aren’t feeling well. Measuring your social distancing. Appropriate behaviors such as washing hands frequently, sneeze or cough in your sleeve and wear a mask when distancing isn’t possible. Please respect the protocols and culture of our area and local businesses. Lastly, together we can stop the spread and stay healthy. Castlegar. BC  is open and ready to welcome you!

Activity Providers

    • Doukhobor Discovery Centre
      • Take a solo or guided tour around this stunning model village and get a taste of the rich Doukhobor history in this valley
  • Kootenay Gallery
    • Enjoy the talents of local artists showcased in the Kootenay Gallery
    • And don’t forget to check out their online gift shop, which is full of amazing local handcrafted goods
  • Endless Adventure Inc
  • Little Bear Golf Course 
    • Enjoy a quick round at this executive par 3
    • Escape to their shaded patio for fabulous wine and delicious eats
  • Castlegar Golf Course
    • This 4 star golf course (as rated by Golf Digest) is less than 10 minutes from downtown Castlegar, and is home to the tasty restaurant “The Nineteenth”
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    Parks, Trails, and facilities

      • Syringa Provincial Park 
        • Sprawling day-use beach with dog friendly areas, public washrooms, picnic tables (some with fire pits?)
      • Pass Creek Regional Park
      • Millennium Park
        • A popular spot for locals and tourists alike, Millennium Park boasts a bike park, river fed swimming ponds, picnic areas and even a volley ball pit!
      • Dove Hill
        • This 2.5 km loop is the perfect choice for an easy hike, that has some stunning views of the confluence
      • Brilliant Overlook
        • This trail offers some of the best views of Castlegar and the surrounding area and is well worth the 4 hour round trip

    Food and Drink

    Pub-Style eating

        • LionsHead smoke and brew pub
          • Featuring delicious in house smoked meats, and a variety of bc beers, you can’t go wrong with their delectable pub food
        • Cartwrights Pub 
          • Stop by for  mouthwatering wing night, and their variety of cold beers on tap!
        • Tailout brewing 
          • Indulge in tasty local beers  You can bring your own food/takeout in for a unique dining experience

    Flavours from around the world

        • The Chameleon Restaurant 
          • A German/Russian fusion restaurant, with amazing homestyle meals
        • Chopsticks 
          • Traditional chinese cuisine and delicious homemade sushi
        • Cuisine of India 
          • Enjoy a variety of flavourful meat and vegetarian dishes or try one of their phenomenal mango lassis
        • Jacky’s Chinese restaurant (no website)
          • Castlegars newest chinese restaurant, boasts a large buffet of superb chinese food, as well as a full menu
        • J&V Chinese restaurant 
          • Tasty chinese cuisine that really hits the spot when you’re craving chinese! Check out their drive thru window!
        • The Wandering Greek Oven 
          • This restaurant offers a fresh and delicious taste of traditional greek food that everyone will love
        • The Grand Buddha Bistro
          • The Grand Buddha Bistro hosts a variety of delicious thai-vietnamese fusion menu items as well as their very own bubble tea bar!
        • Waf-Pho 
          • At first glance, Thai-Waffle fusion may seem like an odd choice, but you can’t go wrong with Waf-Pho, their menu boasts items all the way from stunning burgers, and delicious pho to mouth watering waffle plates

    Coffee Shops and Cafes

        • Bagels and Brew
          • Enjoy a perfectly prepared bagel paired with one of their delicious hot or cold beverages!
        • Common Grounds 
          • Enjoy one of their tasty lunch items, decadent treats or one of their many beverage choices!
        • Crumbs Bakery 
          • Treat yourself to a fresh baked pastry or fresh hot out of the oven bread at this Traditional bakery
        • Maggies Mug 
          • Dig into some home cooked comfort food, and delicious coffees and teas
        • The Humble Bean 
          • Take a break and relax with a tasty lunch item and specialty coffee at this cute cafe!
        • Starbucks
          • Grab a coffee and pastry at this iconic coffee shop

    Fast Food

    Something for everyone

        • Black Rooster bar & grill 
          • A wide variety of tasty meals, as well as a large gluten free menu
        • Boston Pizza 
          • Enjoy anything from pizza to hearty pastas at this family friendly restaurant
        • Little Bear clubhouse 
          • Stop by for a delicious AND beautifully presented meal, they almost look too good to eat…almost
        • Monte Carlo Grill 
          • Known for their delicious breakfast this is a hidden gem of Castlegar
        • The Bombi Restaurant 
          • Serving all day breakfast, the Bombi is a great place to feed your craving for breakfast foods, no matter what time of the day
        • The Nineteenth
          • Enjoy fantastic food, with a nice view over the golf course
        • Roots Modern Health Food 
          • Grab a tasty, (and healthy!) option here where everything is made in house, and they can cater to all diets
    • Accommodation
      • Flamingo Motel 
        • This motel boasts scenic gardens and private entrances, as well as it’s conveniently located close to shopping and restaurants
      • Genelle B&B
        • With cozy decor, and picturesque grounds, Genelle House B&B is the perfect place for a quiet romantic getaway
      • Scotties Marina
        • Enjoy waterfront accommodation, with easy access to renting paddle boards and kayaks!
      • Castlegar Cabins and RV Rentals
        • Stay in a comfy and rustic cabin, nestled in the forest, which makes for the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life
      • Twin Rivers Motel
        • Enjoy the comfort, and convenience of this motel located right on the main road of Castlegar, and close to some of our unique attractions
      • Sandmand Hotel
        • This hotel offers a wide variety of amenities, from a large indoor pool, to their very own fitness centre, good for families and business trips alike!
      • Cozy pines motel
        • Located just on the outskirts of Castlegar is the largest motel, and offers amenities such full kitchens and is pet friendly.
      • Windbourne B&B
        • Windbourne has all the fixings of luxury, paired with a casual and comfortable atmosphere which makes it an ideal place to spend your vacation, and it doesn’t hurt it’s only a short drive from Castlegars beaches.
      • Canadas Best Value Inn and Suites
        • Cozy, clean and comfortable you can’t go wrong with this inn, conveniently located near the uptown plaza and hosts their own restaurant the Monte Carlo Grill
      • Kekuli House
        • These rooms serve as affordable accommodation during the summer months, giving you the authentic Kootenay Experience, with stunning views, and hiking trails nearby
      • The Super 8 
        • Conveniently located to Castlegars dining, shopping and recreation this hotel is a great place to stay while you explore what Castlegar has to offer
      • The Chameleon Hotel
        • This hotel is perfectly situated in Downtown Castlegar, and is a fusion of German quality, European hospitality, and Canadian touch and influence. Close to shopping and Sculpture Walk
      • Surestay by Best Western 
        • Enjoy your stay with new updated rooms, free breakfast with dining, and a local brewery on site!