***Janice Strong author of the Mountain
Hiking Guide Book to the East Kootenay.
***Or see her website for Beautiful Photographs of the region.
*** BC Forest Service Recreation Sites - We are the Rocky Mountain Forest District. This site lists BC FS hiking trails and campsites.
*** BC Parks We are in the Kootenay District of the Provincial Parks system.
*** We are in the Kootenay Rockies tourism region of British Columbia.
*** Access to commercial recreation, travel bookings for accommodation and general tourism information. Tourism BC Main Page
*** Golf Courses There are several quality courses in the Cranbrook and Kootenay Rockies Tourism Region.
*** Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation hunting site
Cranbrook's most visible and favourite mountain in the BC Rockies. You can see this mountain from almost everywhere in the city.
Wildflowers grow in abundance in the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell Mountains. This image of high alpine and rugged glaciated peaks is only about a 4 hour drive from Cranbook.
Many other high alpine vistas await within an hour drive of the city.
*** College of the Rockies in Cranbrook
*** Key City Theatre The stage theatre hosts concerts, plays and renowned international performers.
*** Canadian Museum of Rail Travel Visit extensive collection of restored luxury passenger rail cars from 1900's to 1920's in downtown Cranbrook.
*** Kootenay Ice Cranbrook's Western Hockey League Team.
*** Fort Steele Heritage Town. A BC Provincial Heritage Site. Visit the restored 1890s boom town. Walk through the townsite and see over 60 shops, buildings, watch farming displays, ice-cream making, street theatre and ride the restored steam train. Feel like you are back in time.