- The best place to start is the official Kootenay Rockies Tourism website. It’s all there! Trip ideas, maps, advice, etc.
- British Columbia’s official guide to the skiers’ heaven, known as The Powder Highway.
- British Columbia’s official guide to the Natural Hot Springs.
- Information about the Slocan Valley: slocanvalley.com and slocanlake.com
- A great resource for accommodations and adventure: ehCanada Travel and Adventure Guide.
- It’s official and it’s the best link for driving times, ferry schedules and up-to-date road conditions in B.C.
- Flying into the Castlegar, B.C. or Spokane, Washington airport? Queen City Shuttles provides airport and group services.
- Would you like Organic Groceries delivered to the Lodge? Endless Harvest delivers free to the Lodge every Friday.
- You can also have locally raised meats, ham and sausages delivered. Contact Legendary Meats before you arrive.
- The International Selkirk Loop is a 280-mile-long (450 km) scenic which encircles the Selkirk Mountain Range.
- Endless Adventures – Whitewater kayaking and rafting in the Slocan Valley (also kayak, paddle rentals & training in Crescent Valley).
- Nelson White Water Rafting – Daily tours in the Slocan Valley and beyond (also kayak & paddle rentals in Nelson).
- Smiling Otter Wilderness Adventures – Canoe and Kayak rentals and tours.
- Hooked up Charters and Tours in Balfour – Fishing and Sightseeing tours on Kootenay Lake.
- Gerick’s Cycle and Ski in Nelson – Bicycle & cross country ski rentals.
- Footsteps Eco Adventures – Hiking & biking tours and family adventures
- Summit Mountain Guides – Mountain climbing & backcountry ski adventures.
- Valhalla Powdercats – Cat skiing operator.
Slocan Valley Rail Trail
Paradise Valley Lodge is located at the center of a wonderful 50 km. (31 mile) riverside trail.
It is a non-motorized trail for biking, walking, horseback riding. It is groomed all winter for cross country skiing or a moonlit walk.
It was formerly a rail line, so it is relatively flat and perfect for all levels of fitness. From Winlaw one can travel 25 km’s (15.5 miles) either north or south along the peaceful Slocan River. More info