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Discover Boundary Creek, BC

Discover Boundary Creek, BC

Explore this land of unlimited adventure

  • Apr 29, 2020
From hunting and ice fishing to snowshoeing and hiking, this new must-read guide from Black Press Media and WestCoastTraveller.com will inspire plenty of winter pursuits.

Enjoy the great outdoors this winter with Outdoors West!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

Phoenix Mountain, near Grand Forks, offers more than 800 feet of vertical and 15 runs for families to get out and enjoy during the winter months. Oliver Gläser photo

15 ski runs, family-friendly setting make Phoenix Mountain a winter favourite

Grand Forks area offers plenty to enjoy for both downhill and cross-country enthusiasts

  • Nov 24, 2021
Phoenix Mountain, near Grand Forks, offers more than 800 feet of vertical and 15 runs for families to get out and enjoy during the winter months. Oliver Gläser photo
Big White Resort offers 7,355 acres of terrain with 188 designated trails ranging from beginner runs and groomers to double black diamonds. Photo courtesy Boundary Country Tourism

Plan your Boundary Country skiing adventure

Boundary Country is a winter wonderland filled with snow-blanketed natural beauty, endless…

  • Nov 23, 2021
Big White Resort offers 7,355 acres of terrain with 188 designated trails ranging from beginner runs and groomers to double black diamonds. Photo courtesy Boundary Country Tourism
An adaptive mountain bike on the Spine Trail in Roseberry, BC. Photo courtesy Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association/Jesse Schpakowski.

Kootenay mountain bike trails poised to become global destination for athletes with disabilities

Trails are a major component of British Columbia’s tourism industry, and a…

  • Nov 21, 2021
An adaptive mountain bike on the Spine Trail in Roseberry, BC. Photo courtesy Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association/Jesse Schpakowski.
Stop by the Visitor Centre as you enter downtown Grand Forks and pick up an updated trail map (also available at most local bike stores and coffee shops) and head out to enjoy the view. Crownest Creative photo

Discover the Trestles of Grand Forks

Don’t forget your camera as you take a self-guide trestle tour

  • Nov 1, 2021
Stop by the Visitor Centre as you enter downtown Grand Forks and pick up an updated trail map (also available at most local bike stores and coffee shops) and head out to enjoy the view. Crownest Creative photo
In downtown Grand Forks, Archer Airbrushing has made walls his canvases – see how many murals you can find! Peter Kalasz Photography

Arts & culture along the Crowsnest in Boundary Country

The Crowsnest scenic Highway 3 stretches from Hope, British Columbia to Medicine…

  • Nov 1, 2021
In downtown Grand Forks, Archer Airbrushing has made walls his canvases – see how many murals you can find! Peter Kalasz Photography
dukobour cuisine

History Through Food – Doukhobor Cuisine

The mountains and creative energy of Grand Forks attract many artists, so there’s always lots to see

  • Sep 29, 2021
dukobour cuisine
Boundary Country is fortunate to have warm temperatures through the end of September -- perfect for a paddle at Jewel Lake! (Photo: Darren Robinson)

How to spend the final days of summer in Boundary!

Temperatures stay warm through September, which means there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the lake

  • Aug 25, 2021
Boundary Country is fortunate to have warm temperatures through the end of September -- perfect for a paddle at Jewel Lake! (Photo: Darren Robinson)
Boundary Bridge

Fall Fun Foliage in Boundary Country

Fall has arrived in Boundary Country! While summer is always a blast,…

  • Aug 25, 2021
Boundary Bridge
This historic building has been Grand Forks’ Public Art Gallery since 1984. It’s the centre for contemporary visual arts and culture programming for locals and visitors alike.

In this BC town, art blossoms far beyond the galleries!

The mountains and creative energy of Grand Forks attract many artists, so there’s always lots to see

  • Aug 25, 2021
This historic building has been Grand Forks’ Public Art Gallery since 1984. It’s the centre for contemporary visual arts and culture programming for locals and visitors alike.
The oldest craft brewery in the Kootenays, Nelson Brewing is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
The oldest craft brewery in the Kootenays, Nelson Brewing is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Proceeds from the B.C. Wildlife Federation’s second annual online auction will support conservation initiatives around the province. BCWF photo.

Online gift, gear and getaway auction boosts BC fish and wildlife conservation

B.C. Wildlife Federation online auction supports conservation projects across the province

Proceeds from the B.C. Wildlife Federation’s second annual online auction will support conservation initiatives around the province. BCWF photo.
Sport fisherman hunting predator fish. Outdoor fishing in river during sunrise. Hunting and hobby sport.

Head outdoors this summer with Outdoors West!

New magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s great outdoors

Sport fisherman hunting predator fish. Outdoor fishing in river during sunrise. Hunting and hobby sport.
Last year, Port Alberni’s Twin City Brewing earned the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience award for the quality of its beer and food as well as the way it adapted to the pandemic.

Which BC brewery do you think offers the best overall experience?

Voting is underway for the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience award

Last year, Port Alberni’s Twin City Brewing earned the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience award for the quality of its beer and food as well as the way it adapted to the pandemic.
Boundary Country’s rail trail system includes the Kettle Valley Rail Trail and the Columbia & Western Trail, part of the coast-to-coast Trans Canada Trail.

Explore the Rail Trails in Boundary Country

From family-friendly rides to multi-day excursions, adventure awaits!

  • Jul 28, 2021
Boundary Country’s rail trail system includes the Kettle Valley Rail Trail and the Columbia & Western Trail, part of the coast-to-coast Trans Canada Trail.
A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell
A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell
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