If you’re feeling stressed out, skip the tropical resort and head directly for the West Koot Route.
Along this meandering mountain byway, you’ll find idyllic lakeside towns set amid some of the most spectacular scenery on the continent. The area boasts underused amenities and attractions, including some of BC’s best hot springs, rail trails, ghost towns, and ski terrain. It’s an easy place to wander away a week, a month, or more.
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Whether you’re a nature lover, hiker, biker, birder or boater, the West Koot Route offers a vast array of things to see and do, in a relaxed and low trafficked setting. It’s a wanderer’s paradise, just waiting for you to explore.
WKR Road by Nick Diamond, Kaslo
Slocan Valley by Sara Rainford; Courtesy of KootenayRockies.com, Shannon Lake
Nakusp Arrow Lakes by Andrew Penner; Courtesy of KootenayRockies.com. Nakusp Lakeside
Kaslo by Andrew Penner; Courtesy of KootenayRockies.com. Kaslo Harbour
Start Your Journey by Ralphie