Rosebery - Communities of the Slocan Valley
Just north of New Denver,
and at the top of Slocan Lake, Rosebery is a tiny lakeside
community of summer homes, retiree’s and a few locals.
Rosebery used to be the northern mooring of the Slocan Lake railway barge. Now it is easily recognizable by the log yard at the top of Slocan Lake.
There are few services here, but just north of the entrance to
the Park is a nice Mexican restaurant.
Provincial Park has 36 sites with picnic tables, pit toilets, firewood
and water. There are excellent views of the spectacular Valhalla
Range to the west. This park is a good staging spot for backcountry
exploration of Valhalla and Kokanee Glacier Provincial Parks. You
can also explore the numerous mining ghost towns nearby or visit
the developed or undeveloped natural hot springs in the area.
If you’re into the backroads, you can take the 24 km lumpy dusty logging road that runs alongside Wilson Creek to rustic campsites at Beaver, Little Wilson and Big Wilson lakes. The Wilson Creek falls hike leads you to a beautiful waterfall, guaranteed to mist your hot body into a mess of goose bumps on a scorching summer’s day.
Check these hikes out in our Valley Directory / Outdoor Adventure / Hiking