Visitors guide to theSlocan Valley

Explore more things to do

Take the Road Less Travelled with Arrow Slocan Tourism

Arrow Lakes and Slocan Valley are two distinct areas that form a single destination – Arrow Slocan. The region starts on upper Arrow Lake at Edgewood, covering over to Nakusp, east to Halcyon, and south down the Slocan Valley to Playmor Junction.

Made up of over 20 communities, Arrow Slocan is connected by scenic highways, farmland, rivers and lakes backdropped by mountains and stunning alpine peaks. This a place to simply unplug or discover activities through all seasons to rekindle the adventurous spirit.

Find out first hand what the region offers and how to put together a trip that will keep you coming back time and again.

Find Out More

Our Environment

We treasure and respect our natural environment and expect visitors to do the same. Learn how you can help preserve ecosystems for wildlife and future generations of Slocan Valley residents.

Find out More

Getting Here

It's an adventure simply getting to the Slocan Valley. We are located in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, in western Canada. Here's how to get here.

Find out more

Map of the Slocan Valley

Places to eat

Find your new favourite restaurant, café or grocery store here. Check hours of operation and be sure to plan ahead as some establishments do close early or have days off during the week.

View all food & Dining

Valhalla Inn

Your all season destination resort in the beautiful Slocan Valley. Join us for a historic and scenic guided ATV tour June through October. Or for your snowmobile vacation, guided or non-guided.…

Read More

Slocan Valley Co-operative Association

The Slocan Valley Co-operative is a member-owned business that has been serving the Slocan Valley since 1957 as a food and fuel store. We offer Grocery Convenience with a small selection of fresh…

Read More

Sleep Is For Sissies

Coffee Shop & Fully Licensed Restaurant Open 7 Days per week, 7am to 8pm. We serve delicious food, drinks & home-made treats made with local and organic ingredients. Award-winning breakfasts!…

Read More

Valley View Golf Course and Restaurant

Just a 45 minute drive from Nelson or Castlegar, through the beautiful Slocan Valley on Highway 6, finds you at the picturesque Valley View Golf Course. After your round enjoy delicious food in our…

Read More

Places to stay

There are some pretty special places to stay here, whether you’re camping or staying in a quaint Bed & Breakfast. Research and reserve your accommodation in advance to make the most of your visit.

View all accommodations

Adventure Domes

Four attractive dome cottages…. Nestled in picturesque gardens between the Selkirk and Valhalla ranges…. Surrounded by three unique provincial parks…. Our four charming, eco-friendly cottages are set…

Read More

Karibu Park Cottages & Campground

Karibu Park is a quiet, picturesque hideaway situated just above the Slocan River in Winlaw. We have eight comfortable cottages and 20 large, private campsites on 14 acres (6 ha) within a few…

Read More

Sweet Dreams Guesthouse

Welcome to New Denver, a quiet historic village on Slocan Lake. Sweet Dreams has 5 comfy guest rooms with sitting areas and views, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining/living room. Large yard with…

Read More

Lono’s Garden Paradise

Family farm growing regenerative cannabis, hemp and food. Licensed micro cultivator 🇨🇦 DEM Pure Certified

Read More

Lemon Creek Lodge & Campground

Lemon Creek Lodge is nestled between Kokanee Glacier Park and Valhalla Provincial Park, is our unique European-style Post & Beam Lodge with a finished rustic theme. We offer licensed fine dining,…

Read More

Lake-View Cozy Nest at the Cottage in Hills: it’s a tiny-suite!

The Lake-View Cozy Nest isn't a tiny-house -- it's a TINY SUITE nestled within a handsome timber-frame home in Hills BC.  Private, spotlessly clean, lake & mountain views, comfy double bed,…

Read More

Valhalla Inn

Your all season destination resort in the beautiful Slocan Valley. Join us for a historic and scenic guided ATV tour June through October. Or for your snowmobile vacation, guided or non-guided.…

Read More

History

Until as late as 1890, few people even knew about the Slocan Valley except for the Sinixt First Nation. The discovery of silver/lead ore changed everything, making for a dramatic and interesting history in the Valley.

Find Out More

Culture

Known for its diversity and acceptance of people who may not fit into a "box", the Slocan Valley has a rich legacy. Artists, makers, musicians and back-to-the-landers have all woven a colourful community fabric.

Find Out More

Communities

The Slocan Valley is comprised of three municipalities and roughly eighteen other unincorporated communities. The distinct historical origins of each community have shaped what they are today.

Find Out More