Dotted with over 50 lakes, waterfalls, and old cedar and hemlock forests, a visit to this refuge for Kimberley’s mountain wildlife is unforgettable.
From novice-friendly forested pathways and intermediate single and double track trails, to steep and rocky descents, Kimberley offers a variety of biking challenges.
Kimberley's many restaurants, pubs, and diners offer hearty fare, as well as authentic flavours from around the world.
With over 30 routes, the St. Mary Climbing Crag offers 3 main climbing cathedrals: The Basement, Prime Real Estate Wall, and the Crusaders Wall.
LAKES AND RIVERS
Near to Kimberley there are many swimming holes and glacier fed waters for river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and fly fishing.
BEAUTY that inspires
View inspiring works of art at Centre 64 or visit the studios of Kimberley’s many talented artists and craftspeople.
One of the best places in the Kootenay’s to play the game, Kimberley’s three diverse golf courses offer challenging contours and stunning views.
Set within the Purcell Mountain range with views to Canada’s iconic Rocky Mountains, Kimberley is yours to enjoy year round!
THE NATURE PARK
Hike, bike, snowshoe, or cross country ski in one of Canada’s largest municipal parks. Explore its easy, moderate, and strenuous trails year round.
cross country ski
Experience one of BC’s best nordic facilities. 34 km of groomed classic and skate skiing trails and a nightly lit 3.5 km loop invite you.
Round the mountain
Running, hiking, and mountain biking challenges, with lots of up, and plenty of down, plus kids activites, entertainment, and more! Sunday, June 25, 2017.
Experience the thrills and the raw beauty of our Kootenay rivers by canoe, kayak, or raft. A magical ride awaits you.
Providing many opportunities for picturesque snapshots and fun exploration, Cominco Gardens is an ever changing floral work of art.
summer of festivals
Enjoy Kimberley’s festive summer events including the Canada Day Duck Race, First Saturdays, JulyFest, the Sullivan Challenge, Arts on the Edge, and Kimberley Kaleidoscope.
Take in the local scene while enjoying a cup of coffee. Kimberley has many cafés, and many flavourful coffees to choose from.
a rich history
Kimberley was named in 1896 after the Kimberley mine in South Africa and from 1917 to 2001 Kimberley was home to the world's largest lead and zinc mine.
Go underground and into the mine’s powerhouse. Get a glimpse of Kimberley’s mining past on the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway tour.
Pure mountain air, crisp sunny days, champagne powder, and breathtaking Rocky Mountains vistas await you at Kimberley’s Alpine Resort.
Kimberley’s spectacular surroundings are host to a variety of sport races and tournaments, arts and music festivals, and other celebrations throughout the year.
FUN for all ages
From infants and toddlers, to youth, teens, adults, and seniors, Kimberley has many fun programs and recreational activities for all ages.
Hike, bike, swim, paddle, skateboard, snowboard, dogsled, ski, and more! In Kimberley there is always something fun to do.
Escape into nature daily. Kimberley’s many hiking trails, from gentle creekside strolls to rugged alpine treks, aren't far away.
Kimberley’s compact city centre makes it easy to shop for fashions, accessories, home and design wares, health and beauty products, local art, and organic food.
Canada’s longest consecutive running longboarding event. With plenty of crashes, this is one hair raising experience not to be missed.
explore our trails
Kimberley is blessed with an amazing network of trails for mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.
Enjoy a massage, try reflexology, acupuncture, or soothing hot stones. Kimberley has many health, fitness, and wellness services.
Kimberley Alpine Resort’s year end finale. Join in on the fun during this weekend long celebration which concludes with the Dummy Downhill.
a stunning place
If you love the outdoors and the changing seasons, then there is no better place to visit or live than beautiful Kimberley, BC.
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Lois Creek Trails
GREAT GIFT IDEA
Keep warm all winter with our GO Kimberley toque or headband. Made in BC by Kootenay Knitting. 50% Wool, 50% Acrylic. Fleece band inside. One size fits all. Easy Care. Winter toque $40, headband $25. To order call 250.432.5249 or email