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Category: Kootenay Region

Kootenay geographic region

38th Annual BC Rivers Day – September 23th 2018

Sunday, September 23rd marks the 38th annual BC River Day. The Outdoor Recreational Council of BC is coordinating events for the annual BC River Day which happens to coincide with World River Day.   “Thousands of British Columbians celebrate BC Rivers Day on the fourth Sunday in September each year, making it Canada’s largest river…

Kicking Horse River

Kicking Horse River The Kicking Horse River is in the Canadian Rockies of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. The river was named in 1858, when James Hector, a member of the Palliser Expedition, reported being kicked by his packhorse while exploring the river. Hector named the river and the associated pass as a result of the…

Jordan River Festival

Jordan River Festival presented by The Revelstoke Paddlesport Association A whitewater weekend celebrating the local classics, with the 8th annual elite Jordan River Race, skills clinics, intermediate and beginner competitions, a delicious BBQ, and film festival. August 3 – 6th 2018 Revelstoke, BC Thursday: RIVER REELS 9PM Whitewater Film Festival (contest details TBA) Friday: WHITE…

National Paddling Week / PaddleSmart

National Paddling Week / PaddleSmart Canada’s celebration of recreational paddlesports, craft, heritage, and water safety Welcome to National Paddling Week June 9 – 17, 2018! What is National Paddling Week? From sea to sea to sea right across Canada, communities, groups, and individuals will join together in hosting local paddle related events during National Paddle…

BC Heritage Rivers

List of British Columbia Heritage Rivers: Adams River Alouette River Atnarko River Babine River Bella Coola River Campbell River Columbia River Cowichan River Fraser River Horsefly River Kechika River Kettle River Middle River Mission Creek Peace River Prophet River Skagit River Stikine River Stuart River West Road / Blackwater River   The BC Heritage Rivers…