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Kootenay Lake east shore

Beaches  •  Biking  •  Birding  •  Boating  •  Canoeing  •  Dining  •  Fishing  •  Hiking  •  Hot Springs  •  Kayaking  •   

Crawford Bay, Kootenay Lake, Nelson and Riondel


golf course drone view


Organize your own tournament or signup for one of our annual golf tournaments for a truly memorable golf getaway.

venue event rental tent


Canada Day long weekend, May long weekend and August long weekend are a few of the noteworthy events here.

Refresh Kitchen & bar restaurant entrance


Refresh Kitchen & Bar is the resort's casual dining and meeting place. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

Tournaments | Events | Restaurant

Kokanee Springs RV & Golf Resort

billboard Crawford Bay

Crawford Bay

Our town of Crawford Bay is a true artist's haven situated next to Kootenay Lake. Featuring an assortment of galleries, working artisan shops, and cozy cafes.

Kootenay Lake

Kootenay Lake is one of North America's largest warm water lakes with a surface area of over 400 sq. miles. A perfect lake for water sports and beach-combing. 

Area Towns

A short trip along Kootenay Lake's east shore brings you to Riondel, Kootenay Bay, Gray Creek and Boswell. A free ferry & a quick drive takes you to Nelson.

Things To Do in the Area

Crawford Bay, Kootenay Lake and Area

dog friendly beach Kootenay Lake

Crawford Creek Regional Park is directly across from the resort's southern boundary. Here you'll discover 2 great sandy beaches and awesome opportunities for birders to observe the incredible, renowned array of birds nesting and visiting the area.

Local Beaches

Pilot Bay Lighthouse

The park is located on Kootenay Lake. The bay at the park is good for swimming and fishing. In the park (274-hectares) there are many hiking trails around including Pilot Peninsula Trail (12.8km round-trip shoreline hike with access to multiple beaches).

Pilot Bay

Nelson BC Kootenay Lake bridge

A free ferry ride across Kootenay Lake and a short car ride brings you to one of Canada's most beloved and scenic towns. Nelson is a vibrant lakeside community brimming with great shopping, dining, street musicians, historic buildings and charming sites.

Free Ferry to Nelson

Area Highlights

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