With an area of about 400 km2, Kootenay Lake is the largest body of fresh water in Southern British Columbia. Spectacular mountain views, surrounding expanses of wilderness and the beauty of clear turquoise water all combine to make the lake an excellent base for outdoor adventure, including fishing.
Aside from trophy Gerrard Rainbow Trout, the Lake is also home to schools of Dolly Varden, Bull Trout, and Kokanee Salmon. You can also find plenty of Cutthroats in the streams and smaller lakes that abound throughout the backcountry. So grab your hiking boots now and head to Kokanee Glacier Resort. Aside from offering affordable accommodations with complete amenities, we are also your best guide when it comes to exploring the unspoiled beauty of Nelson, British Columbia.