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It's called the Mighty Columbia for a reason

The Columbia River originates in the East Kootenay region and flows for 2,000 kilometres through four mountain ranges before reaching the Pacific Ocean in Oregon. Nowhere is it easier to access the river than Castlegar, however, because it passes right alongside the city’s downtown core. In fact, one of the best places to put in is Millennium Park, an urban park located four blocks from the main business centre, and from there you can enjoy world-class kayak fishing for trout and walleye or spot three-metre-long sturgeon swimming under your SUP.

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Columbia River

Canoeing in the Columbia wetlands
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Columbia Wetland Outpost

Located between the scenic Rocky and Purcell Mountains, Columbia Wetland Outpost offers self guided tours to explore the surrounding nature.

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Rafting on the Slocan River
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Endless Adventure

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

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Canoeing in the wetlands of Golden
Golden Paddle

Golden Paddle provides many different watersports rentals for their guests.

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A scenic rafting trip with Wild Blue Yonder Rafting Adventures
Wild Blue Yonder Rafting Adventures: Revelstoke

Become a "River Pirate" on a whitewater rafting tour with Wild Blue Yonder Rafting Adventures.

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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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