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Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Museums & Heritage Sites
Come experience the sights and sounds of Doukhobor life in the Southern Interior of British Columbia (1908-1938). Enjoy indoor and outdoor displays, interactive educational exhibits and historical artifacts. Take a guided tour with friendly knowledgeable staff. Join us to celebrate cultural events. There’s always something to see and do at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre!
Art Galleries, Sightseeing
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is an annual exhibition of outdoor sculptures, located on a pleasant walking tour in downtown Castlegar. Viewers are encouraged to vote for their favourite sculpture via ballot – the winner of the People’s Choice award is purchased by the City for the permanent collections. All of the artworks are available for sale or lease. Sculpturewalk 2016 features 31 sculptures from local and international artists. Ballots/maps are located in red ballot boxes along the route (the start of the route is at the Kootenay Market (635 Columbia Avenue), though you can begin the walk from anywhere. Ballots/maps are also available at the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, or the Kootenay Gallery.
Golf, Cabins & Cottages
Castlegar’s Golf Club is a championship 18-hole, semi-private course situated above the Columbia River. Our facilities include a fully-stocked golf shop, excellent practice facilities, full service Clubhouse & a new 20 site RV Park. We also offer the following amenities: private lessons, grass tee driving range, practice greens, club rentals & power carts. In 2010, we hosted the BC Amateur and in 2011 the BC Senior games. The championship Castlegar Golf Course has hosted numerous Provincial and National tournaments. A must play on any Kootenay vacation; come and stay in our great new RV Park. Traditional golf in a championship setting.
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds & RV Parks
35+ years of knowledge and experience fishing the upper Columbia River, licensed guide and president of West Koutenay fly fishing club. Complete fly shop with flies tied for this river and area.