Premier Listings for BC Rockies
The BC Rockies region of British Columbia is located in the southeastern corner of the province, bordering Alberta and the US state of Montana. The Rockies includes the area from Creston in the Selkirk Mountains to Cranbrook in the Purcell Mountains, the Crowsnest Pass and the British Columbia/Alberta border in the Rockies, and the Columbia River Valley from Cranbrook to Golden.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the route from Creston to Crowsnest Pass is a motherlode of serious adventure. The British Columbia/Alberta border parks – Height of the Rockies Provincial Park, Elk Lakes Provincial Park, and Akamina-Kishinena Recreation Area – present some truly extraordinary landscapes to explore.
The Rocky Mountain Trench (also known as the Columbia Valley) is surmounted by the Rocky Mountains on the east and the Bugaboos on the west. Both are impressively high and rugged ranges.
Equally impressive is the Columbia River, which rolls through the southern part of the valley. The broad waterway is an important stopover on the semiannual migration route for wildlife and a joy to travel in any season.
Highway 93/95 links Cranbrook at the south end of the Columbia River Valley with Golden, about 140 miles (230 km) north. A steady stream of travellers pass through the region, but few are fortunate enough to make a home in this blessed setting. The land will sustain agriculture only at its south end, leaving vast tracts of wilderness for the enjoyment of those who love the outdoors. For additional adventure, visitors can explore the northeast section of Highway 93, which runs from Radium Hot Springs into Kootenay National Park.
The name Kootenay, used for the southeastern portion of the province, comes from the Kootenay First Nation, a group of linguistically distinct Native people. They occupy the East Kootenays, with their territory extending into northern Washington, Idaho, and Montana. The western portion of the district was also occupied by Interior Salishan Natives, linguistically and culturally related to the coastal people, or by Thompson River-Shuswap Natives, heavily influenced by the Athapaskan culture.
The following towns are located in the BC Rockies:
Location: The BC Rockies region of British Columbia is located in the southeastern corner of the province. The Rockies can be approached from the Columbia River Valley in the north along Highway 93/95, from the east along Highway 6 in Alberta, or from the west along Crowsnest Highway 3. Highway 3 deposits travellers at its junction with Highway 93/95 in Cranbrook. The Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) does the same in Golden, where it meets Highway 95. Highways 93 and 95 part company in Radium Hot Springs. Highway 93 heads northeast to Alberta and meets the Trans-Canada at Banff, a distance of 65 miles (105 km), and Highway 95 heads north to Golden.
Circle Tours: See the best of the area on the Okanagan and Kootenay Rockies Circle Tour or the Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs Circle Tour. Travel the sunny interior of British Columbia, north through the Okanagan to Sicamous, following Highway 1 into the mountains of the BC Rockies. From Golden, head south through the Columbia Valley to Creston, and west through Boundary Country and the Southern Okanagan to complete the loop. Circle Tours in British Columbia.
Careers and Jobs at BCjobs.caCareers and Jobs at BCjobs.ca
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Waterfront West Real EstateWaterfront West Real Estate
Waterfront West is the first and only marketplace dedicated exclusively to buyers and sellers of waterfront and water view real estate in British Columbia. Advertising Realtors’ listings, private sales and developments, we are pioneering the market for this prime real estate. Featuring private and brokered sales, waterfront developments and a complimentary Buyers’ Club.
Owner Direct Vacation RentalsOwner Direct Vacation Rentals
Office Address: 1409 – 3168 Via Centrale Road Kelowna BC V1V 2R6 workMailing Address: PO Box 25065 Mission PO Kelowna BC V1W 3Y7 workPhone: 250-434-8962homeToll Free: email@example.comINTERNETVisit Website
Looking for a Vacation Rental? Why spend more and get less with a hotel? We offer privately-owned, condos, apartments, bed and breakfasts, chalets, cottages and cabins throughout British Columbia for rent – nightly, weekly or monthly. Owners set their own competitive rates. Great value and selection.
Hydra River GuidesHydra River Guides
2936 Kicking Horse Road (off Beaverfoot Road) Golden BC postalMailing Address: PO Box 778 Banff Alberta T1L 1A8 homePhone: 403-762-4554homeFax: 403-760-3196homefaxToll Free: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNETVisit Website
Hydra River Guides has been introducing guests to the thrills of whitewater rafting since 1986. The Kicking Horse River boasts big waves, continuous rapids and a guaranteed good time! With rapids up to class 4, the Kicking Horse River will surely satisfy the spirit of adventure in everyone.
Whether you choose from the popular Kicking Horse Classic trip, the Ultimate Whitewater Adventure on the upper and lower canyon, or the Mild Whitewater Adventure, Hydra River Guides is sure to have a trip that suits your ability and budget. Special Packages include Raft and Ride, for those who want to enjoy a leisurely horseback trail ride in Banff followed by a rafting trip down the Kicking Horse River, Raft & ATV, Raft & Zip, or Raft, Skydive & ATV, for those looking to combine three thrilling adventures.
Wescan Charter Bus LinesWescan Charter Bus Lines
Our charter buses are fully insured, licensed and certified from 11 seats up to 58 seats and are ready to go anywhere in Western Canada and the U.S. The bilingual drivers and tour guides are available in English and Chinese. Our owner operators are always prepared to deliver outstanding service, ensuring complete customer satisfaction. We have several luxurious buses with some of the most experienced drivers in the industry.
At Wescan we provide exceptional service transporting large or small groups of people out for a day of relaxation or several days of sightseeing. Our drivers are very experienced, courteous, and safety trained so that we may get you to your destination relaxed and refreshed, hoping that you may remember your trip with Wescan as a once-in-a lifetime event.
Call for an immediate quote 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Whitewater LodgeWhitewater Lodge
Whitewater Lodge is a quiet bed and breakfast tucked away in the forest on the edge of Golden, BC. With views overlooking the Purcell Mountain Range and the little town itself, we think you’ll get the feeling of, ‘Wow, I never want to leave this place’ (that’s why we’re still here – even though it wasn’t our original plan).
The charm of a lodge, the feeling of home. Our adult-friendly accommodation is suited to travellers who are looking for a peaceful, mountain holiday. We hope you’ll stay. We’d love to help you plan your visit so you can fall in love with Golden too.
The Lodging CompanyThe Lodging Company
Vacation Lodgings throughout British Columbia Head Office: 200-510 Bernard Avenue Kelowna BC V1Y 6P1 postalPhone: 250-979-3939homeFax: 250-868-6752workfaxToll Free: email@example.comINTERNETVisit Website
Ski Vacation Rentals: Ski-in/ski-out chalets, condos, hotels, resorts, and vacation homes at BC’s top ski resorts. The Lodging Company features a selection of some of North America’s finest lodging for many of the top ski destinations. The Lodging Company has the perfect condo for your next getaway and can arrange discount lift tickets and airport transfers!
Our website gives you inside access to rate calendars and an unbiased view of the available collection of chalets, condos and hotels. This approach allows you to find the best vacation property at the best available rate. View our complete listing of properties online or call us Toll Free at 1-888-676-9977 for personal assistance in planning your vacation.
Alpine RaftingAlpine Rafting
101 Golden Donald Upper Road Golden BC V0A 1H0 homeP.O. Box 1272 Golden BC V0A 1H0 homePhone: 250-344-6778homeToll Free: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNETVisit Website
COMPLIMENTARY RUSTIC RIVERSIDE CAMPING. Join Alpine Rafting on the Kicking Horse River this summer! The Kicking Horse is renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies, boasting BC and Alberta’s Biggest Whitewater Thrills for all levels: from our Family Packages to the longest continuous whitewater in the Canadian Rockies. 2014 marks Alpine Rafting’s 30th season on the Kicking Horse River.
We are a committed team who consistently give our guests 5-star adventures. From our fleet of eye-popping candy-red rafts to our trip selection, we’ve spent the last 30 years honing the experience we provide. The Kicking Horse River has something for everyone. We look forward to spending a day on the river with you.
Alpine Rafting Campsite offers rustic riverside camping available for all of our rafters, located 25 minutes east of Golden. If you are a hearty, seasoned camper, and don’t want to be bound by the rules of a traditional campsite, we have the answer for you.
Glacier Raft CompanyGlacier Raft Company
#1 Attraction in Golden on TripAdvisor. Glacier Raft Company has been running rafting trips on the Kicking Horse River since 1982. Our Kicking Horse River trips include whitewater rafting, kayak tours scenic floats, and heli rafting. Half-day and full-day adventures are offered, along with multi-day trips that include the Kootenay River. Raft and Play packages combine rafting with golfing, skydiving, ATVing, horseback riding, and visits to the Kicking Horse Grizzly Bear Refuge, Kayak rentals are also available.
Given the experience, passion, professionalism and camaraderie we share, we’re extremely proud of our rafting crew. Whether it’s your first time, or you make an annual appearance, we will welcome you into our rafting family. We truly love what we do, and we hope to share it with you!
Valley View MotelValley View Motel
Come and spend a day, a week or a month in one of our one or two-bedroom cabin-like units overlooking the beautiful Creston Valley. After a quiet night’s rest in your suite, take in the lovely view from your balcony while drinking your complimentary cup of coffee or tea. Keep your eyes open for the variety of birds that make their homes in the large cedars.
To make your stay even more memorable, order a “Pamper Package for Two” which includes flowers, chocolates, fruit, wine and a mini breakfast to be enjoyed at your leisure. This package must be ordered when booking.
Valley View Motel is located on a quiet, treed hillside beside the Creston Museum, one block from Highway 3, and only one block from the mall, shops and restaurants. Let us make your stay in Creston comfortable and enjoyable. Wir Sprechen Deutsch.
Nipika Mountain ResortNipika Mountain Resort
9200 Settlers Road Kootenay National Park BC postalOffice & Mailing Address RR#3, 4968 Timbervale Place Invermere BC V0A 1K3 postalPhone: 250-342-6516homeFax: 250-342-0516homefaxToll Free: email@example.comINTERNETVisit Website
Simply Spectacular, Spectacularly Simple! Enjoy Canada’s most beautiful wilderness in luxury timber-frame or log cabins in the heart of the B.C. Rocky Mountains, beside Kootenay National Park – the perfect spot to get away from it all. Come hiking, biking, rafting, canoeing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, or just sit back on the porch and do nothing. Life is Short – Play Hard
All of our rustic rocky mountain log cabins are luxuriously appointed with full kitchens, plush beds, and cozy chairs for curling up by the fireplace with a book. The eco-cabins are hand built right on site from the surrounding forest.
Book your wedding, family reunion, corporate retreat, or special event at Nipika. The eco resort features a conference centre, dining hall, and catering service. Request our information packages about customized wedding and corporate programs.
We’re pet friendly too, so bring your whole family! All furry pals are invited to join in your Nipika adventures.
LandQuest Realty CorporationLandQuest Realty Corporation
101-313 6th Street New Westminster Vancouver BC V3L 3A7 postalPhone: 604-664-7630homeFax: 604-606-7901homefaxToll Free: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNETVisit Website
Landquest Realty Corporation is a unique real estate company specializing in marketing recreational real estate, development properties, ranches, guest ranches, oceanfront, islands, resorts, lakefront, timber, trophy properties, remote fishing and hunting properties and Big Game Outfitter Territories throughout BC. Landquest’s dedicated group of experienced real estate professionals provide the best possible service in every corner of British Columbia.
Black Bear ChaletBlack Bear Chalet
Fernie Alpine Resort is a year-round recreation site just minutes from world-class golfing (5 nearby courses), mountain biking, rafting, fly-fishing and skiing. Our luxurious Black Bear Chalet on the mountain is your opportunity to experience the beautiful surroundings of Fernie, British Columbia. Our lovely log chalet, best suited for family groups and outdoor enthusiasts who want to make the most of their day, offers ski-to-the-door convenience, sleeps up to 14 people, has 5 full bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a 10-person outdoor hot tub, and a vaulted great room with wood-burning fireplace.
Canyon RV Resort on Sinclair CreekCanyon RV Resort on Sinclair Creek
5012 Sinclair Creek Road Box 279 Radium Hot Springs BC V0A 1M0 postalPhone: 250-347-9564homeVisit Website
The Canyon RV Resort in Radium Hot Springs is set on Sinclair Creek amongst big old trees, huge lawns and lots of flowers, surrounded by the Rocky and Purcell Mountains. We offer grassy tent sites, deluxe RV pads, fully serviced bathrooms, laundry, and playgrounds, with hot springs, hiking and golf nearby.