Castlegar – 2017 National Finalist
Welcome to Castlegar…Home of Happily Ever After!
With an amicable climate and endless outdoor recreational opportunities, Castlegar enjoys a friendly atmosphere and breathtaking scenery. Located at the confluence of the great Columbia and Kootenay Rivers, and the peaks of the Monashee and Selkirk ranges, the Castlegar area boasts championship golf courses, world-class alpine ski resorts, cross-country ski trails and boundless mountain climbing, hiking, swimming, fishing, biking and camping.
Situated in the heart of the West Kootenay, and home to the regional airport and Selkirk College, Castlegar is the area’s hub of commercial activity. Enriched by a diverse heritage, the City features many cultural festivals, the Kootenay Gallery, Doukhobor Discovery Centre and several other fine arts institutions.