East Kootenay North
East Kootenay region offers a treat for the nature lover. Parks such as Premier Lake and Mount Assiniboine, with the abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, never fail to captivate visitors’ imaginations. Perhaps, stop over at sunny, family-friendly Kikomun Creek Provincial Park, the vacation haven of Moyie Lake or one of several smaller, easily accessible parks. Or, for the history buffs, the area also offers a step back into the 1890’s to the pioneer boomtown of Fort Steele Heritage Town.
The most popular hiking trails start from Kootenay National Park to the west and from Spray Lakes, south of Canmore, Alberta. Popular activities include camping, hiking, mountain climbing, as well as fishing and ski touring in the winter. During the summer, campsites are on first come, first serve basis. During summer and winter, reservations can…