Park in BC (JF Bergeron photo)
Castlegar has two provincial parks and several riverside parks that provide endless opportunity for outdoor recreation.
Excellent hiking, cycling, fishing, swimming, and canoeing are warm weather favourites. As well, many parks feature campgrounds.
Syringa Creek Provincial Park
A 25-minute drive west of downtown Castlegar, Syringa Creek Provincial Park is a popular family destination for locals and visitors.
Situated on the sunny north shore of the Lower Arrow Lake, the park offers a wide range of recreational opportunities, including canoeing, cycling, fishing, hiking, swimming, water skiing, and windsurfing. There are a total of 61 campsites. Reservations are recommended.