Fuel your ride - tell tall tales after
Welcome to the Kootenay Lake Region! There is so much amazing riding here to be had, both on and off-road. Here’s a selection of things you can ride, destinations to visit, and places to shop. Everything is rideable in either direction, and with many points to hop on or off depending on what else you want to do. Towns in this neck of BC are spread out, but there’s lots of opportunities for fuel, food, and lodging…
Jackson’s Hole in Nelson is the perfect place to grab lunch in the middle of your loop. Or finish your day with food and beverages with friends…
Paved and twisty
The Kootenay region is chock full of beautiful mountain roads to cruise around on. Smoooooth and twisty and all the views!
Gravel and dirty
In a region full of mountains and a thriving forestry industry, the Kootenays are just covered in Forest Serevice Roads and old mining tracks. Time to explore!
So, here’s how the maps works. Everything is based on the type of riding surface. Colour-coded for your convenience! Green is paved, Blue is unpaved, and Red is unpaved and spicy! It is either more technical or has something on it that may be trickier for some rider/bike combinations. I’m never going to make assumptions about your skill level or enthusiasm, you know you. Always ride to what you’re comfortable with.
There are waypoints for Camping, fuel, beer, motels, motorcycle shops, food, and cool places to see.
You can add everything in Gaia to you own (free) account, or download it straight away and add it to any app or Garmin unit.
SPEED LIMITS AND BYLAWS
Please respect the speed limits (80km/hr outside municipalities and 50km/hr within municipalities) and noise bylaws (can not exceed 60 dBA/dBC daytime and 50 dBA/dBC nighttime). We all love this area and want to keep it our little, peaceful piece of heaven.