Posts tagged with: recreation


July 9, 2020

The Columbia Valley is excited to welcome back our guests for overnight stays. Resorts, hotels, motels, B&Bs, and cabins are operating within strict new cleaning protocols as the province moves into Phase 3 of reopening. The Columbia Valley misses our visitors, and we can’t wait to have you back! For now, however, please ensure you […]

Activities & Attractions

July 9, 2020

There are many adventures, activities and attractions open in Radium, Invermere and Fairmont. The Columbia Valley is adapting to changing rules and regulations as we move into Phase 3 of reopening. You  While you adventure in the Columbia Valley, please ensure that you are adhering to the advice from medical professionals and practicing social distancing. […]

Restaurants & Dining

July 9, 2020

The Columbia Valley is so excited to welcome guests to local restaurants. Many establishments have altered their operations amid COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to protect guests and staff. Please make sure to follow the posted guidelines and protocols for each establishment and remember to stay home if you are feeling sick and practice social distancing. Eating out […]

Travel Information & Resources

July 9, 2020

COVID-19 BUSINESS & SERVICES UPDATES Information About Services In the Columbia Valley The Columbia Valley is excited to welcome back our visitors! Businesses are working hard to provide a welcoming and safe visitor experience as British Columbia moves in to Phase 3 of reopening. Find helpful resources below for accommodation, camping, activities and restaurants that […]

Paddle Adventures in the CV

June 3, 2020

The Columbia Valley is the ideal place to head out on the water on a kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Whether you’re looking for a full day trip or just a quick paddle, there’s plenty of great options. With opportunities on Lake Windermere, Columbia Lake, Lake Lillian and the Columbia River, there’s an adventure for everyone! […]

Golfing in the Valley during COVID-19

May 15, 2020

The Columbia Valley is home to a multitude of great social distancing activities. One of the top activities that comes to mind is GOLF! All of the Valley courses are open and each has staff operating in full force to ensure things run smoothly under strict new safety guidelines. Locals have been taking advantage of […]

Forest Bathing in the Columbia Valley

March 13, 2020

What is Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy? The Japanese have known for years that spending mindful time in the woods is beneficial for body and soul. Forest bathing, translated from the Japanese term shinrin-yoku, (also known as forest therapy) is taking hold in the Columbia Valley. How do you Forest Bathe? Forest bathing is an […]

Coffee Shops of the Columbia Valley

February 10, 2020

Experience the Coffee Shops & Coffee Culture in the Columbia Valley Coffee Culture No matter how you flavour it coffee, culture has evolved over the last number of years and is quickly becoming one of the most popular beverages served around the world. The Columbia Valley is no exception, with more than a dozen incredible […]

Inspiring Winter Photos from the Columbia Valley

January 13, 2020

Winter Photography from the Columbia Valley Winter can be an exciting time to get outside, explore the Columbia Valley, and expand on your photography skills and connect with nature. When the ground is covered in a blanket of white even the most familiar surroundings can take on an entirely different perspective. Each community offers something […]

Great Outdoor Skating Rinks in the Columbia Valley

December 11, 2019

Great Outdoor Skating Rinks in the Columbia Valley Time spent in the Columbia Valley during the winter is special, activities are in abundance, and gliding across the ice, or playing a game of shinny is a great way to spend the afternoon, followed by a soak in one of the Columbia Valley Hot Springs and […]

5 Great Places to Snowshoe in the Columbia Valley

November 25, 2019

5 Great Places to Snowshoe in the Columbia Valley When the snow starts to fly in the Columbia Valley, it’s time to head outdoors and enjoy some of the favourite local activities. Sunset may come earlier in the winter, but there is plenty of time to head to the great outdoors for a snowshoe, followed […]

Little Known Facts about Hot Springs in the Columbia Valley

November 14, 2019

Little Known Facts About Hot Springs in the Columbia Valley Many visitors to the Columbia Valley arrive after a breathtaking drive through the Rocky Mountains. Their journey taking them through Banff National Park and Kootenay National Park, past some of the most impressive natural beauty you can witness from a roadway. While not a long […]

Family, frolics, and folk rock

February 3, 2019

February’s Family Day weekend is Canada’s winter blues remedy. With time away from eating right, paying bills, and organizing closets you can rediscover fun and fresh air

5 Ways to break your New Year’s Resolution and stay happy and healthy

January 16, 2019

It’s tempting to set New Year’s resolutions but experts say few people keep them. So if you need a guilt-free reason to break your resolutions,

Best Outdoor Winter Activities in the Columbia Valley

December 23, 2018

When the snow flies and ice forms in the Columbia Valley, it’s time to head outdoors.