The Creston Valley Kootenay Lake area, from the hamlet of Yahk-Kingsgate through to the Creston Valley and along the east shore of Kootenay Lake to the Kootenay Bay Ferry, isn’t just a roadway connection from the coast of the west to the prairies of the east. The Route, tucked between the Purcells and Selkirks in the West Kootenays of British Columbia, calls for a pause – connecting people to communities and communities to the land they love, between orchards and wineries, glass houses and glassy lakes.
Locals and visitors experience the rich and abundant lifestyle of our niche communities. From the array of artistic and cultural offerings to fresh and tantalizing food and wine scattered throughout the area to the diverse and enticing recreational opportunities this beautiful landscape provides… you can enjoy your time with friends and family as you uncover all the area has to offer.
For those seeking to invest or relocate, Creston Valley Kootenay Lake is at the top of your list. It is a perfect location for lifestyle-entrepreneurs looking to contribute diversification and innovation to the local economy. It is a safe and welcoming place for families to grow together. Most importantly, the lifestyle is a celebration of all the things that cannot be bought: clean air and refreshing waters, trusted neighbours and helping hands, and loyal, lasting friendships.
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Check out our Creston Valley Kootenay Lake Route. Discover things to do, where to stay, how to get here, and fun itineraries to enjoy any time of the year! Prepare to take your time to truly experience all this route has to offer. #RouteConnected
Employers in Creston Valley – Kootenay Lake
Artisans of Crawford Bay
Baillie Grohman Estate Winery
Crest View Village
Creston & District Community Complex
Creston & District Credit Union
Creston Hotel & Suites / Jimmy’s Pub & Grill
J.H. Huscroft Ltd.
Kokanee Springs Golf Course
Pine Profiles Inc.
Sullivan Stone Company Ltd.
Valley Community Services
Wynndel Foods & Outdoors
Z-KO Construction Ltd.