There are not too many places on Earth where you can enjoy golfing on perfectly manicured fairways and greens located beside one of the world’s longest rivers and between snow-capped mountains. Castlegar is one of the most amazing golf destinations on the planet and the best part is its relatively undiscovered so you don’t have to wait long for your tee times! There are over a dozen golf courses located within a 45-minute drive of the city but the most acclaimed and easiest to access is the Castlegar Golf Club, which is less than 10-minute drive from the downtown core. Honoured with a four star rating by Golf Digest, The Castlegar Golf Club is one of the best courses to play in Canada. It’s been the host of the BC Men’s Amateur Championship four times as well as numerous other Provincial and National Championships. And the best part is if you have an RV you can stay right on site! The other notable links site within the city is Little Bear Golf Course, an executive par 3 that’s a great spot for your next meeting or a quick round. After that there’s any number of courses to enjoy near Castlegar including those located near Rossland, Nelson and in the Slocan Valley.
Castlegar Golf Club and RV Park
The Castlegar Golf Club is a championship 18 hole, semi-private golf course rated four stars by Golf Digest, situated in the heart of the Kootenays, above the Columbia River. Its facilities include a fully stocked golf shop, restaurant, clubhouse and a 20 Site RV Park. Private lessons are also offered along with a driving range, practice greens, club rentals and power carts. With an excellent practice facility, the full service championship golf course is a “must play” for any Kootenay Rockies golf holiday. Castlegar is the four- time host of the BC Men’s Amateur Championship and gets praised for providing outstanding value with a remarkable golfing experience. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and golfers and non-golfers alike are encouraged to come up the short drive from the city and enjoy the food and ambiance.
Little Bear Golf Course
Little Bear Golf Course is an Executive Par 3 Golf Course that is located in Sunny Ootishchenia, Castlegar. It is now under new ownership and management, and will continue to be run as a golf course for the many years to come. The golf course is a very family orientated and is suitable for all ages. Our restaurant gets raving reviews and host one of Castlegar’s most prestigious dinning event in the fall. For more information check out the Castlegar Community Foundation