Kimberley, BC, Canada
Kootenays, British Columbia travel
Travel to Kimberley BC and you will find a mountain
village situated in the Rocky Mountain Trench located in between
the Purcell and Rocky Mountain Ranges in the southeastern section
of the province of British Columbia, Canada.
The community of Kimberley is part of the Kootenay
region of British Columbia, Canada. It is a region well known for its mountains, glaciers,
rivers, lakes, hot springs, wildlife and forest.
second highest community in Canada with an elevation of 1,110
metres (3663 ft) above sea level. The high elevation mountain environment is
ideal for year round tourism and recreation.
During the summer months some of the tourism activities
enjoyed, in and around, Kimberley include hiking, backpacking,
camping, mountain biking, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, cycling,
fishing, boating, water skiing, fishing, river kayaking, horseback
riding, rafting, wind surfing, picnicking, canoeing, scuba diving,
off roading, dirt biking and mountain climbing.
During the winter season, after the snow has fallen, the activities enjoyed
in the backcountry of Kimberley include cross country skiing,
ice skating, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing,
ice fishing and dog sledding.
Northstar Mountain is home to the Kimberley Alpine Resort which is a popular adventure destination in the area during winter for skiing and snowboarding... and mountain biking and hiking during the summer sunshine months.
Other popular sightseeing and adventure trails for mountain biking and hiking are the Kimberley
Nature Park and the Mark Creek Nature Trail. The Mark Creek Trail connects the community of Kimberley with the village of Marysville. It is in Marysville where many enjoy the Marysville
The downtown European square in the Village of Kimberley,
" The Platzl" is pedestrian only. No vehicles. There are stores, shops, boutiques, flower gardens and a a large cuckoo clock - the largest in in Canada. It is because of the german architecture and the beautiful mountain setting
that Kimberley is named the "Bavarian City of the Rockies".
Most of the tourism services are available in Kimberley. Services and amenities important to travelers
include accommodations, campgrounds, attractions, tours, guides, museum, art studios, restaurants, gas stations,
grocery stores, laundromat, banks, internet, pubs, information
centre, gift stores, tours and guides.
Nearby British Columbia communities
< North < Kimberley
> South > Cranbrook
Kimberley, British Columbia, eh!