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Wineries & Wine Tours
Canada’s largest organic winery and premier producer of sparkling wine. Enjoy the stunning view, wine tasting and tours, and wine paired cuisine in the Sunset Organic Bistro.
Gallery 2 – the Grand Forks Art Gallery is Boundary Country’s public art gallery. Since 1984 the gallery has been a centre for contemporary visual arts and culture programming for locals and visitors alike. Gallery 2 is housed in the heritage 1910 courthouse building located right on Highway 3 at the west end of downtown Grand Forks. On the main floor, the gift shop showcases a carefully curated collection of regional crafts, the art rental gallery features a sample of local artworks available to rent, and the Heritage gallery provides a graphic overview of the history of the area. In the main galleries upstairs, engaging exhibitions will surprise and delight you and provoke conversation. Gallery 2 presents exhibits that place Grand Forks and the Boundary Region in the larger contemporary cultural context.
Robin Ridge Winery is located in the stunning Similkameen Valley. Our 100% estate organically grown fruit is crafted into small quantities of high quality wine through attention to detail from the organic vineyards to the cellar by owners Tim & Caroline Cottrill. Enjoy a tasting of our award-winning wines in our tasting room, and take in the Mountain view from our patio, which is the perfect picnic location or take your picnic into the vineyard and find a bench for your picnic excursion. We are conveniently located 1 km NE from downtown Keremeos on Middle Bench Road off of HWY 3A. We are open daily throughout the summer from 10:00-5:30
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Facilities: 34 campsites, 2 group sites, public beach, picnic area, boat launch, hiking trails, pit toilets, hand water pump. There is a 10hp boating restriction on the lake. Location: The best access road is off of Highway 3 about 6km east of Bridesville. Follow Johnstone Creek Road for 25km to the park. It is a maintained gravel road and takes approximately 40 minutes from the highway turnoff. Other access points off of Highway 33 and from OK Falls are not well marked and are unmaintained forestry roads that are not suitable for vehicle traffic. Conkle Lake is a secluded lake in the sub-alpine Kettle Valley area that offers rainbow trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and hiking. Come enjoy the sunshine, sandy beach and pristine views at this out-of-the-way gem! Firewood is available for sale. Open from May Long Weekend through Labour Day.
OK Wine Shuttle is the Okanagan’s only hop-on hop-off wine tour company offering service out of Penticton and Osoyoos to the world class wineries on the Naramata Bench and Black Sage Bench/ Golden Mile regions of the south Okanagan. We offer the most flexible wine tours in the industry – all for the lowest prices in the Okanagan.
Adrenalin, Biking, Paddling
WildWays is an award winning Outdoor Adventure and retail store offering Biking, Kayaking, Stand up Paddleborads (SUP’s) and an extensive line of clothing, gear and accessories for people-powered recreation. We have been in operation for over 20 years, and have an outstanding service reputation. We also offer rentals of SUP’s, Kayaks, and bikes and offer tours on the Kettle Valley Railgrade.
Cool climate BC wine from one-of-a-kind terroir. Traditional method sparkling wine made with the patience it deserves.
Horseback Riding & Ranches
Country fun and horsemanship education for all ages! Erin Valley Riding Stables was founded by the Mills’ in 1986 and has been a family business every since! We are located in Barnhartvale across from Eagle Point Golf Course. We offer:Trail Riding, Horsemanship lessons for all ages and levels, Horse Camps for all ages, Cart pony rides, Hay Rides, Pony Rides, Petting zoo, Camp fire, Horse shoe pits, Skating rink, Volley ball net, Concession, Schools and large groups or parties. Come out and see for yourself why Erin Valley Stables as the best place to visit over the holidays!
Clos du Soleil is a small artisan winery and estate vineyard on the Upper Bench of the South Similkameen Valley, in British Columbia, Canada. We produce ultra-premium quality wines, borrowing an aesthetic derived from the great wines of Bordeaux, but stamped with the flavours and aromas of our particular piece of rocky Similkameen land. Through traditional winemaking techniques, informed by research, but adhering to the philosophies of minimal-interventionist winemaking and biodynamic viticulture, we produce wines that are complex and classic, ageable and elegant.
Lang Vineyards was the first “Farm Gate” winery opened in all BC. It is located high up on Naramata Bench. We have a tasting room, patio and an amazing view. Stop in and enjoy our award winning wines!
Facilities: Texas Creek Campground – 63 campsites, showers, flush toilets, boat launch. Marine Sites – 8 rustic sites accessible by boat only. Location: 20 km northeast of Grand Forks on Highway 3 at the north end of Christina Lake. Located on the popular Christina Lake in the Monashee Mountains, Gladstone Provincial Park offers fantastic camping and boating opportunities. The park also has 48 kms of hiking trails as well as backcountry horseback trails. Day-use and picnicking can be found at the nearby Christina Lake Provincial Park day-use area. Firewood and ice are available for sale at the Host Site. Marine Sites are user maintained. This Park is 100% reservable and reservations are strongly recommended. Texas Creek campground is open from the first weekend in May through the third weekend in September.
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Hotels
Summer Accommodations Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing resort is a summer retreat, beautifully situated on the shores of Eleanor Lake. It is a convenient overnight option, a peaceful weekend getaway or the perfect place to host your family retreat or function. Guests stay in one of 22 handcrafted log chalets that are nestled throughout the lush gardens and landscape of the resort. All Chalets come equipped with free WiFi, satellite TV, while our private and luxury chalets feature stone fireplace, kitchen, jacuzzi tub or steam shower.
Biking, Backcountry Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Skiing & Snowboarding, Snowshoeing
Whether you come for the diverse ski terrain or for the variety of summer activities, Sun Peaks is a haven for recreational fun in a three-mountain alpine area. Located in the Interior of British Columbia, Sun Peaks boasts Canadas second largest ski area with 4,270 acres of terrain. With 6 meters of light, dry snow falling annually and over 2,000 hours of sun each year, guests enjoy spectacular winter conditions for downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing. Off the slopes, more winter adventure awaits with dog-sledding tours, snowmobile and snowshoe tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and more. Summer at Sun Peaks offers just as much recreational fun. Sun Peaks is home to BCs highest elevation golf course. Guests can explore the alpine with lift-access hiking and world-class mountain biking trails, with opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, Segway tours and horseback riding. Sun Peaks vibrant European-style village is nestled at the base of Tod Mountain, Sundance and Mt. Morrisey. The village offers a wide selection of accommodations, restaurants and shopping boutiques.
Sun Peaks Resort
Meadow Vista was born out of the idea that when you combine a passion for farm fresh ingredients, wine & protecting the honey bees, you can create a line up of honey wine + bee-inspired food products for wine lovers + foodies to savour. Meadow Vista is a modern artisan farm winery driven by passionate eco-foodies. We love to produce wines people say taste like “nature in a glass”, while doing our part to help the honey bees. We never want to imagine a world without honey bees.