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
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Experience Nature and Recreation in Yahk
Be sure to visit Yahk Provincial Park located along Highway 3/95, 70km south of Cranbrook and 14.5km north of the US and Canadian borders at Kingsgate, Yahk Park is a traveller’s rest place. Near the Moyie River in a quiet well spaced forest this 26 site campground and day-use area is a great introduction to BC Parks visitor facilities.
Ryan Rest Area located just east of Yahk Provincial Park on Hwy 3 and complete with a picnic area perfect for sunny summer afternoons.
Experience Health and Wellness in Yahk
Stop in at the cutest soap shop in Yahk. The Yahk Soap & Candle Company is famous for handmade soap, candles, bath products, skin care and our of course their pet goats Walter, Toot & Buttin who can occasionally be seen on the roof of the The Yahk Soap & Candle Company sunbathing. The Yahk Soap & Candle Company gift shop also features handmade products from various Kootenay artisans.