It’s not that cold, we have access to some of
the world’s best skiing and winter activities,
and warm, inviting places to stay, eat and drink.
have to suck.
Your Trip, Your Way.
No matter your interests, there’s a Castlegar for you.
From breathtaking adventure to cultural exploration and family fun, we’ll help you plan your visit.
A Rich Cultural Journey
Discover and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Castlegar, in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies.
Bring your enthusiasm for life to Castlegar. You will be met with adventure, international cuisine and beer.
Explore At Your Own Pace
Get a taste of the heritage, explore the hidden gems and breath in our fresh mountain air.
Whether you prefer skate skiing for fitness, or relaxed nordic skiing through untouched snow, Castlegar has the best cross-country skiing in the Kootenays.
Castlegar is equidistant from three ski hills, two of which were awarded best downhill resorts in North America. Situated in British Columbia’s beautiful Columbia Valley, Castlegar is an easy 40-minute drive from Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, Whitewater Ski Resort near Nelson and the Salmo Skil Hill.