Tips on paddling safely in the Castlegar area

When you're on the water please consider these safety tips: Even on the flat, calm waters surrounding Castlegar, there are important safety precautions and regulations all paddlers should abide by. Firstly, Transport Canada mandates that, by law, all paddlers, whether in a canoe, raft, kayak or on…


18 Reasons Why Millennium Park Is The Best Urban Park In The Kootenays

Central Park in New York City is the most renowned urban park in the world. It came about as part of a public landscape design competition in 1857 and today the 341-hectare green space in the middle of the world’s ninth largest city, boasts a zoo, carousel, running paths, and even a castle. But it…


The Best Ways To Get Out And About in Castlegar

To truly get out and about, you have to immerse yourself in your surroundings. You have to step within to experience the about. Feel the spray from the waterfall on your skin. Walk into the forest and listen to leaves rustling in the breeze. Submerge yourself in a crystal clear pond. By stepping…


The Best Kayaking Spots in Castlegar

Lakes. Rivers. Creeks. Ponds. Standing Waves. Waterfalls. You name it — Castlegar has it. The city and surrounding area is a hot spot for kayakers because whatever your preference, there's something for you here. Located at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia rivers and near the shores of…


Castlegar, at the centre of it all

A year has past and we now have a beautiful video that showcases Castlegar at the centre of it all. A place where families come for a visit and move in for the community. A spot that adventure seekers discover and stay for the lifestyle. A destination that professional find opportunity. Castlegar,…


The Best Paddling Spots in Castlegar

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