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Hot Spring Tour

Hot Spring Tour

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Halcyon Hot Springs Resort
Situated on Upper Arrow Lake with views of the Monashee Mountains. Exclusive accommodations are scattered throughout the serene forest. Enjoy a meal at the Kingfisher restaurant, a spa visit, or the family friendly amenities. Outdoor adventure is a short distance away.
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Nakusp Hot Springs, Chalets & Campground
Nestled in the Kuskanax Valley in the foothills of the Selkirk Mountains. Stay at the resort's cedar chalets or, in summer, at the campground. Hiking trails lead away from the resort with endless adventure a short distance away.
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Nakusp
Get your city fix and dip into the local culture, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops of Nakusp. Pick up any essentials you may be missing, or perhaps something you never knew you needed.
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New Denver
The picturesque Village is located on Slocan Lake. A great place to grab a snack in the heritage downtown, then take a lakeside stroll before heading over the scenic mountain pass to Kaslo.
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Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort
Comfortable accommodation with an array of room options and amenities. Enjoy the spa, a meal at Ktunaxa Grill and don't miss the famous hot springs caves.
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Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
All-encompassing experience where guests enjoy the benefits of natural hot springs, with a variety of accommodation options, shopping, spa, ski area and outdoor adventure on the doorstep.
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Radium Hot Springs
Operated by Parks Canada, the hot springs offer a relaxed soaking experience for visitors.
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Canyon Hot Springs
Located in Albert Canyon, the hot springs are situated between Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks. Select from on site accommodations including cabins, chalets, RV park and camping.

Silvery Slocan

Silvery Slocan

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Nakusp Museum & Historical Society
Located in the historic Centennial Building and open seasonally May through September. Houses a collection of photos and artifacts saved prior to the 1967 flooding of the Arrow Lakes to create the Reservoir.
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Nakusp Visitor Centre
Information about local and regional accommodations, attractions, hot springs, recreation, transportation and more. Also available: bathroom, picnic table, electric vehicle charging station.
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Nakusp Waterfront Walkway
Lakefront walkway with views of the surrounding mountain ranges. The paved path runs along the lake adjacent to downtown and hosts benches, shade trees and garden areas.
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New Denver Visitor’s Centre
Co-locates with the Silvery Slocan Museum in a beautiful 1896 heritage building—the province’s first Bank of Montreal. Centre staff provide information about what to see, where to stay and eat.
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Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre
The National Historic Site tells the story of Japanese Canadians forcibly relocated during World War II. 'The Orchard' internment camp site includes original buildings, artifacts and the Heiwa Teien Peace Garden.
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Silvery Slocan Museum
Located in the 100 year old former Bank of Montreal building. The museum features exhibits about the area’s heritage, including mining, logging and agricultural history.
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Silverton Gallery
Originally the Silverton Schoolhouse until its closure in the 1970's. Now a heritage site, the building houses the Frank Mills Outdoor Mining Museum and Silverton Historical Society's Interpretive Centre.
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Wakefield Trail & Idaho Peak
This old pack trail used by miners now switchbacks up from the Wakefield Mine site in Silverton Creek to Idaho Peak. This 4 km challenging trail is coupled with the 2 km Idaho Peak trail for a steep uphill with rewarding views.
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K&S Historical Trail Network – Three Forks Trailhead
The converted railway line runs for 8 km between Sandon and Three Forks to offer a window into the region's history. Follow the trail to view artifacts leftover from the region's mining boom.
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Sandon Historical Site
The Sandon historical townsite is never closed. Outdoor exhibits can be viewed any time. From May to October some buildings are available for walk through and the Prospector's Pick Cafe is open.
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K&S Historical Trail Network – Sandon Trailhead
Follow the trail to view artifacts leftover from the region's mining boom. The converted railway line runs for 8 km between Sandon and Three Forks to offer a window into the region's history.
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Cody Historical Site
The old mining town is a kilometre up the road from Sandon. Surrounding Cody are several old mine sites and building ruins from the Slocan Sovereign, Noble Five, Noonday and American Boy mines.
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Moyie Sternwheeler Historical Site
S.S. Moyie is the oldest intact passenger sternwheeler in the world. Built for the Canadian Pacific Railway and launched in 1898, it is now a designated National Historic Site and BC Historic Landmark.
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Touchstones Nelson Museum
Learn more about the region's mining history through the 'Way Down in the Mines: the beginnings of Nelson’s economic history' museum exhibit.
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Slocan History Walk
The walk takes visitor's through the Village's colourful past, the community's beginnings and tells the Village of Slocan's interesting story.

West Koot Route

West Koot Route

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Edgewood Park & Eagle Creek Campground
Community-run park and campground near the mouth of Eagle Creek. Part of Arrow Lakes Provincial Park. Campsites for both tents and RV's, sandy beach and an easy-access boat launch.
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Needles Ferry
Free ferry across the Lower Arrow Lake 59 kilometres south of Nakusp on Highway 6, between Fauquier and Needles.
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Fauquier & District Golf Club
The 9 hole executive Par 4 golf course is ideally located on the edge of Upper Arrow Lake, with scenic mountain views.
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Arrow Lakes Provincial Park – Fauquier Site
Arrow Lakes Provincial Park is spread over multiple sites on the lake. Fauquier is one of three small parks managed by local community groups.
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Valkyr Adventures
Includes three lodges - Valkyr, Hilda and LQ Outpost - that create access to backcountry skiing in winter and hiking in summer. Guided and catered trips are available.
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Arrow Lakes Provincial Park – Burton Site
Arrow Lakes Provincial Park is spread over multiple sites on the lake. Burton is one of three small parks managed by local community groups.
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Arrow Park Ferry
The free cable ferry runs across the junction of Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes at Arrow Park, 22km south of Nakusp on Highway 6.
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Saddle Mountain Lookout Hike
The hike ascends through forest and wildflower meadows to reach a historic fire tower with views of Nakusp and Arrow Lakes.
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McDonald Creek Provincial Park
Located on Upper Arrow Lake and maintained by BC Parks. Includes camping, boat launch and facilities.
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Charlie Horse Shoeing & Equine Adventures
By appointment trail rides, riding lessons and pony rides for all ages and ability levels.
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Nakusp Centennial Golf Club
The 9 hole course delivers incredible scenery throughout the game.
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Nakusp Waterfront Walkway
Lakefront walkway with views of the surrounding mountain ranges. The paved path runs along the lake adjacent to downtown and hosts benches, shade trees and garden areas.
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Nakusp Recreation Park & Beach
Features a beach, gazebo, washrooms, tennis courts, skatepark, sports complex, playground, dog beach, campground and Japanese Garden.
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Wensley Creek Nordic Trails
The 8.2 km of groomed classic track set trails and warming shelter are maintained by the Arrow Lakes Cross Country Ski Club.
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Nakusp Hot Springs, Chalets & Campground
Nestled in the Kuskanax Valley in the foothills of the Selkirk Mountains. Stay at the resort's cedar chalets or, in summer, at the campground. Hiking trails lead away from the resort with endless adventure a short distance away.
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Kuskanax Creek Bridge & Trails
The over 15 kms of trails are accessible from hot springs road near the Nakusp Hot Springs. The Kuskanax River is crossed using the beautiful wooden footbridge.
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Vicky’s View Lookout
A spectacular viewpoint close to town. A short walk through the forest offers panoramic views of Upper Arrow Lake, Nakusp, the Valhalla and Monashee Ranges.
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Cedar Grove Trail
A gentle half kilometer loop through a stand of majestic old growth Western Red Cedar trees.
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Mt Abriel Recreation Site & Trails
Includes 26 tent and RVs campsites on the shores on Upper Arrow lake, beach access and day use area. The campsite is connected to an adaptive and regular mountain bike trail network.
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Ione Falls
The 18 meter high falls are located 19 km north of Nakusp at a rest stop on Highway 23.
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Halcyon Hot Springs Resort
Situated on Upper Arrow Lake with views of the Monashee Mountains. Exclusive accommodations are scattered throughout the serene forest. Enjoy a meal at the Kingfisher restaurant, a spa visit, or the family friendly amenities. Outdoor adventure is a short distance away.
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Box Lake Mountain Bike Trails
This mountain bike trail network across from Box Lake features a variety of moderate to advanced descents and a climbing trail.
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Box Lake Recreation Site
The campsite accommodates RV's, tents, and campers. It is popular for its sandy beach and the trout and kokanee stocked lake. Only paddling or electric motor boats are allowed on the lake.
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N&S Rail Trail – Summit Rd Trailhead
Connects Rosebery to Nakusp via the 46 km rail line that was built by the Nakusp & Slocan Rail Company in 1893. Multiple trailheads offer access.
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Summit Lake Ski Hill
The hill offers skiing and boarding for the whole family. The snowshoe and cross country ski loop, terrain and tube park are added fun. Rentals are available.
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Summit Lake Provincial Park
Tranquil park setting on a beautiful lake. Park visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing, or swimming. The campground has 34 vehicle accessible sites.
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N&S Rail Trail – Hills Trailhead
Connects Rosebery to Nakusp via the 46 km rail line that was built by the Nakusp & Slocan Rail Company in 1893. Multiple trailheads offer access.
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Valhalla Hills Nordic Ski Club
The Club maintains approximately 12 km of trail for skate and classic skiing. Includes over 8 km at the ski area between Hills and Summit Lake and a 4 km section of the rail trail heading north from Hills.
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N&S Rail Trail – Rosebery Trailhead
Connects Rosebery to Nakusp via the 46 km rail line that was built by the Nakusp & Slocan Rail Company in 1893. Multiple trailheads offer access.
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Slocan Lake Golf Club
The 2682 yard and 9 hole course's narrow fairways are framed by evergreen trees. The Selkirk Range and Slocan Lake provide backdrop when enjoying the Clubhouse deck.
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Old Sandon Road Trail – New Denver Trailhead
The historic trail runs along the south side of Carpenter Creek, eventually meeting Galena Trail in Three Forks. From here, connection to the K&S rail trail will take hikers to Sandon.
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Centennial Park
Located on the south side of Carpenter Creek surrounding the Village campground. Includes sports fields, swimming area, public boat launch, beach volleyball and playground.
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Mori Lakeside Trail
The gentle trail follows the shoreline from Carpenter Creek northwards to Bigelow Bay and can be accessed from many points in town. Provides views of Slocan Lake and surrounding mountains.
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Old Sandon Road Trail – New Denver Trailhead
The historic trail runs along the south side of Carpenter Creek, eventually meeting Galena Trail in Three Forks. From here, connection to the K&S rail trail will take hikers to Sandon.
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Galena Trail – New Denver Trailhead
The Galena Trail is a 13 km section of old CPR rail line that runs from Rosebery to Three Forks. It makes for excellent hiking and mountain biking. Carpenter Creek can be crossed at the old Alamo mine site by a small cable car.
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Galena Trail / Old Sandon Trail / K&S Trail – Three Forks Trailheads
Three Forks is the junction where three rail trails meet to offer exploration in various directions. The K&S trailhead is found of Hwy 31A and Galena and Old Sandon trailheads off Sandon Rd.
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Old Sandon Road Trail – Three Forks Trailhead
The historic trail runs along the south side of the Carpenter Creek eventually meeting Galena Trail in Three Forks. From here, connection to the K&S rail trail will take hikers the 8 km to Sandon then beyond
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K&S Rail Trail – Sandon Trailhead
Starts in upper Sandon at the kiosk and K&S replica train station. Hiker in summer and xc skiers in the winter, enjoy views of Sandon and pass by the historical Altoona mine. In winter a warming hut is available at Sandon Station.
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Sandon Historical Site
The Sandon historical townsite is never closed. Outdoor exhibits can be viewed any time. From May to October some buildings are available for walk through and the Prospector's Pick Cafe is open.
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Silverton Lookout
A viewing area located approximately 30 meters from the parking lot offers panoramic views up and down Slocan Lake.
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Valhalla Provincial Park
The 49,893 hectare wilderness park on the west side of Slocan Lake protects its diverse topography, majestic peaks and unique vegetation. The park has access points for hiking and campsites.
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Slocan Rock Climbing Bluffs
The bluffs are located on the edge of Slocan Village. The numerous sport, trad and mixed climbing routes are accessed via a short walk from Village up the east side of Slocan Lake.
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Slocan Beach
This family oriented sandy beach has a roped off swimming area, grassy picnic spots and a boat launch.
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Slocan Valley Rail Trail – Slocan Trailhead
This trailhead provides access to the 52 km Rail Trail at its most northern end. There are seven access points along the full route.
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Tenacity Skate Park
Built by Spectrum Skatepark Creations, the park features a smooth cement bowl and a few street elements to challenge both beginners and experts.
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Slocan – Evans Creek Trailhead
Moderate 17 km out and back hike following the Slocan lakeshore on the edge of Valhalla Provincial Park. The turnaround point is the bridge over roaring Evans Creek.
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Walter Clough Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary on Slocan River is between Slocan Valley Rail Trailheads of Slocan and Lemon Creek. The wetlands can be seen from the trail and are popular with bird watchers.
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Slocan Valley Rail Trail – Lemon Creek Trailhead
This trailhead provides access to the 52 km Rail Trail. There are seven access points along the full route.
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Valley View Golf Course
This nine hole course has separate tees for the back nine. A round of eighteen holes plays as a 5,411 yard, par 70 course. The licensed restaurant has a wrap around deck overlooking the course.
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Winlaw Nature Park
The 9.2 hectare park is located on the west shore of the Slocan River. It offers restrooms, change rooms, a covered gazebo, picnic area, playground, beach and elevated boardwalk.
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Slocan Valley Rail Trail – Crescent Valley Trailhead
This trailhead provides access to the 52 km Rail Trail at its southern end before its last stop in South Slocan. There are seven access points along the full route.
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Crescent Valley Beach Park
The 2.53 hectare park is located on the west shore of Slocan River. This is a popular picnic spot, especially for river sport enthusiasts.
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Endless Adventure
Professional river guides offer rafting tours, adventures and courses. The rental fleet of paddleboards, rafts, kayaks, innertubes and gear help get clients out on the river safely.