Travel to Castlegar City, British Columbia
No matter what your pleasure, adventure or tranquillity, Castlegar's friendly community, wealth of activities, and scenic backdrop is the perfect mixture for a memorable vacation.
Imagine skiing some of the freshest powder in the Kootenays, or sitting quietly with the wooden stump woman by the Chapel House on Zuckerberg's Island. Visit a Doukhobor Village and walk a suspension bridge built in 1913. Affter that, step back in time with a visit to the Castlegar Railway Station/Museum, one of the best preserved railway stations in British Columbia.
Red Mountain Ski ResortRed Mountain is located just 5 km from the historic goldmining town of Rossland, BC. Voted Canada's best ski town by Ski Canada Magazine, Rossland combines rugged outdoor adventure with small town warmth and hospitality.
Whitewater Ski Resort
The mountain consists of groomed runs, open bowls, glades, chutes, and tree skiing. Ski Canada has rated Whitewater to have the Best Deeps, Best Bowls and Best Glades.
Friends of Parks and Trails is an umbrella organization which facilitates communication amongst various groups to support outdoor recreation and preserve our heritage. We encourage theuse of parks and trails, help maintain them, and create new ones, all the while respecting the habitat and environment. We maintain a network of contacts with local, regional, provincial and national organizations seeking to encourage cooperation and unite efforts.
Located only 5km away from downtown Castlegar, the Castlegar Airport is owned and operated by the City of Castlegar. It is over 250km by road to the nearest alternate airport with scheduled passenger air carrier service. It's located 5km away from Downtown Castlegar, 41km away from Nelson, 26km away from Trail, 73km away from Grand Forks and 36km from Rossland.
The Castlegar Airport has a total land area of over 210 acres and includes the air terminal facility building built in 1971 with 1432 meters2 area, one 1615 meter runway, flight service station, and 622m2 combined services building used as a firehall and maintenance garage.
Located on a plateau in the mountains overlooking the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers is a hidden jewel - the Castlegar Golf Club. The course is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of highways and housing development and the serene tranquillity is interrupted only by the ever present gallery of wildlife. Golf Digest rated the 3 1/2 course stars; it is easily accessible by highway and air and there is an open invitation for vistiros and tourists to book their tee times up to 12 months in advance.