The Creston Valley - Kootenay Lake route is rich and abundant. From the array of artistic and cultural offerings to the fresh and tantalizing food and wine scattered throughout the area to the diverse and enticing recreational opportunities this beautiful landscape provides… with so much goodness where does one begin?
Here you can find three unique itineraries, divided by area to ensure you don’t missout on that unique gem while travelling the route. Explore the Kootenay Lake’s East Shore, the Creston Valley and Yahk. Get lost in the richness and abundance the Creation Valley - Kootenay Lake route provides. And enjoy your time, with friends and family, as you uncover all this area has to offer.
The East Shore is made up of eight quaint artistic communities Riondel, Kootenay Bay, Crawford Bay, Gray Creek, Boswell, Sirdar, Sanca, and Kuskanook that wind along the shores of Kootenay Lake.
In the early 1900’s Yahk was once a thriving CP Railroad lumber community serving as a major supplier of railroad ties for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Today Yahk is a robust community situated where the Yahk River meets the Moyie River, 40 km east of Creston.