Crystal clear lakes, towering mountains, hot springs, and charming small towns with cozy coffee shops wait for you on the Silvery Slocan Circle Route.

Travelling through Nelson, Kaslo, New Denver and the Slocan Valley, you trace a loop back in time to where silver once ruled the day, where towns boomed overnight and disappeared almost as fast, to an area rich with colourful history, stunning wilderness, and a delightfully offbeat and laid-back vibe.

Check it out on this beautiful road trip photo essay by Field and Forest, sponsored by Kootenay Rockies Tourism!