Hi! Thanks for visiting the Destination Castlegar blog. Here you can find a collection of great articles on events, ideas for adventure, and local happenings in and around the city.

Out There Outdoors Magazine Features Winter in Castlegar

Out There Outdoors has featured the Castlegar in its article about winter in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia.

Two Experts Share The Best ATV Trails In Castlegar

There are so many excellent ATV riding areas around Castlegar. These two experts help determine which ones are the best.

Meet Castlegar’s Pygmy Goat Fishing Guide

Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has featured Castlegar's Green Eggs and Ham, the only pygmy goat fishing guide in Canada.

Borscht Cook-Off Returns This Month

We're excited to announce the Doukhobor Discovery Centre will once again be hosting its Borscht Cook-off on October 14, 2022.

Castlegar to host Invasive Species Fishout Derby Aug 26 to Sept 4

This summer Castlegar will host the Invasive Species Fishout Derby on the Columbia River to catch as walleye and northern pike.

Enjoy a Fish and Sip Adventure with an Expert Guide on the Columbia River

Book a Fish and Sip fishing charter for you and a friend between June 1 to July 31 and receive a free pack of Tailout Brewing beer.

The Best Paddling Spots in Castlegar

Castlegar is an amazing paddling destination. Whether you prefer mellow floats on lakes with mountain views or exciting whitewater, this area of the West Kootenay in British Columbia has it all.

Experts Agree: Rock Climbing in Castlegar is Tops

Why is Castlegar the perfect place for rock climbing in British Columbia? These experts explain. 

The Best Fishing Holes In Castlegar

Castlegar is a world-class destination when it comes to freshwater angling. And these are the best fishing holes in the city.

Explore Castlegar In a Day With These 3 Different Itineraries

The reason Castlegar is the heart of the Kootenays is because there's something for everyone to do here. In this article we look at a possible daily itineraries for your family, and share the contact details for various outdoor guides.