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Where to sleep?

Sleeping arrangements are a major component of any roadtrip and riding in the Kootenays is no exception. Doesn’t matter what else happens, ya gotta sleep sometime. We all travel differently and on different budgets. And sometimes it’s great to travel spending as little as possible and splurge for a night here and there. On one end is the many Forest Service Recreation Sites scattered all over the area. Most are free, but can be a bit to get to. Provincial Parks and Commercial Campgrounds abound, with quite a number catering to riders. If camping isn’t your thing, there are lots of motels and hotels. Many are moto-friendly, and in fact a number host group rides. Not matter where you decide, sleep well. You earned it…

Motorcycle Campgrounds

Toad Rock

There may be no other place quite like Toad Rock. It holds a special place in the heart of any Rider who has laid their head there… Toad Rock is located in the small B.C. town of Balfour and in the middle

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Riders Ranch

Tucked in off the highway just East of Kitchener BC. The Kootenays region of British Columbia incorporates the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3), which winds its way through the Monashee Mountains and Selkirk Mountains between Grand Forks and Creston, Slocan Valley

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To get motorcycle riders to stay camp at Riders Retreat in Nakusp BC

Riders Retreat

Located in Beautiful Nakusp, British Columbia, Riders Retreat is the only all-inclusive Motorcycle Campground in the world. It was built exclusively with motorcyclists in mind. It is certainly the most unique accommodations that Nakusp has to offer. Upon arrival at

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Red Rock Garage

A Small Coffee Shop with a Motorcycle Addiction  Click here to learn more CONTACT info@redrockgarage.ca  Hwy 33 Beaverdell, BC – Canada V0H1A0

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MissVelocity Harley Davidson Horsethief Hideout campgroud

Horsethief Hideout

Just outside Invermere, tucked in under a cliff of hoodoos hides Horsethief Hideout. It’s a fully proper moto-camping experience and a great place to pitch a tent and use as a basecamp.  Horsethief Hideout has been a privately owned ranch

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Ride Report – The Invermere Excursion

With the last week of August upon us, the summer was quickly disappearing. After almost 4 months, MissVelocity’s broken leg was finally strong enough to get back on the bike. Waahooo! That was the longest summer ever for her, so

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Hotels

Trout Lake Windsor Hotel

Trout Lake Windsor Hotel

The historic Windsor Hotel is an located in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains and next to the pristine Trout Lake where rugged wilderness meets the turn of the Century style. Since the 1890’s when the Windsor first opened its

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Kaslo Hotel nightime pic to see it in the dark

Kaslo Hotel

This most recent version of the Kaslo Hotel, while having the heritage character of Kaslo Village, is completely new. Overlooking Kootenay Lake, the Kaslo Hotel opened in February 2009 after extensive renovations that began in 2006. Contact Phone Toll free: 1-866-823-1433Phone

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Ainsworth Hot Springs

Long day in the saddle? Give those muscles a good, relaxing soak at Ainsworth Hot Springs! The hot springs were first visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations peoples who experienced the waters as a welcome respite after a long day

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Best Western Nelson

As the only full-service hotel on Baker Street, the newly renovated Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn is the natural choice for anyone seeking comfortable and convenient accommodations in the heart of the Queen City. Visit our newly renovated and

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Hume Hotel

The Hume Hotel & Spa is an essential stop on your visit to Nelson. A full-service hotel, offering an eclectic fusion of rooms, dining, entertainment, spa facilities, event spaces and beyond. Original fixtures, artwork & design blend with modern, environmentally

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The Adventure Hotel

MOTORCYCLE TOURS BEGIN AND END AT THE ADVENTURE HOTEL Winding roads boasting impressive scenery lead you to Nelson for your ideal West Kootenay motorcycle tour. Most roads have well-maintained surfaces, great visibility, and many passing areas. What these roads do

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Camping

map of Rec Sites in the Kootenays

Kootenay Rec Sites

One awesome part of travelling in the Kootenay region is the abundance of Recreational Sites to camp at! Get the .gpx or .kml file via Gaia Gaia Tutorial on using files Fortuantely, along with all the forestry roads that criss-cross

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A-frame chalet cabin at Kokanee Chalets in Crawford Bay

Kokanee Chalets

Camping and cabins in the beautiful artisan community of Crawford Bay. Conveniently located just outside of town and right at the beginning of the cruise along the East Shore, it keeps it simple. The Kokanee Chalets is a favorite family

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KTM 690 on the dock at Kokanee Glacier Prov park

Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park

Kokanee Creek Provincial Park is nestled on the north shore of Kootenay Lake in the West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Highway 3A bisects the park 19 kilometres (12 mi) east of Nelson. Contact Phone Toll free: 1-800-689-9025 Reservations:

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