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Paddle the Heart of the Kootenays

Because Castlegar is located at the confluence of two major rivers, the Kootenay and the Columbia, there is no shortage of amazing paddling opportunities for water lovers. Plus there are three major lakes and innumerable smaller ones nearby. It’s like having an entire water park at the tip of your paddle.

Paddle pros

Here are the experts who will help perfect your paddling trip.

Common Grounds

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Crumbs Bakery Café

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Lessons, Tours & Rentals
Endless Adventure

Endless Adventures offers a variety of different watersports options for everyone to try out.

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Lions Head Inn Restaurant & Pub

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Scotties Marina

Located on the Arrow Lakes, Scotties Marina is a fully serviced marina that also provides some watersports rentals.

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Tailout Brewing

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Every corner of BC has something unique to offer. From freshwater lakes on Vancouver Island to rafting on the whitewater of Squamish, you will never find a shortage of amazing paddling.

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