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Welcome to Cranbrook. We are the largest city in the Kootenays with a population of approximately 20,047 people. We are situated right in the heart of the Purcell and Rocky Mountains and enjoy four distinct seasons, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Each of these has many outdoor activities to enjoy with the weather they each provide. I encourage you to get out and enjoy some of these activities; there are some for all ages and interests. Check out our bike paths; Rails to Trails to Kimberley and the Trans Canada Trail to Wardner. We are the shopping centre of the region offering many retail opportunities ranging from small mom and pop operations to many large box store retail outlets. Accommodation and dining opportunities abound for all and offer services to meet many different budgets. Check out our Key City Theatre and the Studio Stage door. A visit to our Cranbrook History Centre, which includes the world famous Royal Alexandra Hall and the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel, should be a must on your list of things to do. We are also the home of the internationally renowned College of the Rockies. Take advantage of the many golf courses in the area and go for a swim at Western Financial Place or in one of the many lakes in the area. In winter and spring take in a WHL hockey game featuring our Kootenay Ice, former Memorial Cup Winners symbolic of the Canadian Championship of Major Junior Hockey. Once again I say “Welcome” and I hope you enjoy your stay in Cranbrook whether it is for business or pleasure. Please come again and tell your friends about us. Mayor Lee Pratt

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Cranbrook History Centre

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The Cranbrook History Centre is one of the jewels in the crown of East Kootenay tourism and history. Located on Van Horne Street South, part of the highway running through town, the Cranbrook History Centre is a threefacetted trip into the living past.

Chinook. Much of the train cars speak to the luxury form of travel that was popular at the turn of the 20th century and were termed “Hotel on wheels�. Guided tours allow the visitors to enter the rail cars and learn about their magnificent history and how first THE CANADIAN MUSEUM class travelers were transported around OF RAIL TRAVEL The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel Canada. has been situated in Cranbrook since THE ROYAL ALEXANDRA HALL 1976, and showcases deluxe rail cars and locomotives. Many of rail cars located This beautifully-restored 1906 heritage in the collection have been completely room opened at the Museum in April restored to their original form, others 2004, and has held numerous weddings are partially restored, but still speak to and other events such as meetings, receptions, and concerts. their historical significance. The museum is one of the only places in The room is the original grand cafe of North America that possesses a complete the Royal Alexandra Hotel of Winnipeg, historical train line. The collection built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in includes five different train sets; 1887 1906. The hotel was demolished in 1971, Pacific Express, 1907 Soo-Spokane Trains but the cafe was saved in hundreds of Deluxe, 1929 Trans Canada Limited, 1936 pieces and stored in a semi-trailer for 25

years and today has been restored to its 1906 splendor. THE CRANBROOK ARCHIVES The Cranbrook Archives holds a large collection of historical documents related to the history of Cranbrook and Canadian rail travel. Documents consist of manuscripts and photographs in their original form. The archives are available for public use either on site research or by distance with the assistance from friendly and helpful staff.



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Golfing in Cranbrook and area The immediate Cranbrook Kimberley area is one of the great golf destinations in the country, and attracts national attention for the links delights it offers.

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CRANBROOK HISTORY CENTRE

Take a trip through time at the Cranbrook History Centre. The internationally renowned museum house a fine and unique collection of restored classic railcars and locomotives. Book a tour and see how the romantic history of Canadian railroading comes alive at this fascinating establishment. The museum is also the site of the Royal Alexandra Hall, which was originally built in 1906 as the Cafe of the Royal Alexandra Hotel in Winnipeg.

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WATER PARKS

The summers can get piping hot in southeast British Columbia. While in Cranbrook, cool off at one of our outdoor water spray parks, or visit the pool complex at the Cranbrook Aquatic Centre. The Kinsmen Spray Park near the College of the Rockies and the Rotary Spray Park in downtown Cranbrook are always hubs of activity. And the topof-the-line Aquatic centre, complete with wave pool and waterslide is a must-stop on your travels. Or head to Jim Smith Lake Provincial Park just south of Cranbrook; a popular park for outdoor recreation and nature study.

CRANBROOK ARTS AND THEATRE

Take in a performance at the Key City Theatre or the Studio Stage Door — Cranbrook’s two central venues for live performing arts. The 600-seat Key City Theatre is Ground Zero for East Kootenay culture, featuring and ongoing line-up of local and CRANBROOK touring artists of all genres. FARMER’S MARKET For a more intimate occasion, take in a play at the Heritage The Cranbrook Farmer’s Studio Stage Door building. Market: Every Saturday features a mini-festival on 10th Avenue in downtown Cranbrook. Now in its eighth season, the Farmer’s Market attracts vendors from all over the region, and features fresh, locally grown organic foodstuffs and crafts. It is a major venue for busking musicians, and if you’re into people-watching, there’s no better spot.

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OUTDOORS IN CRANBROOK

The Cranbrook area is the centre of outdoor biking adventure in Western Canada. Cranbrook’s Rotary Way biking or walking path runs the breadth of Cranbrook with all its diversity, and will eventually lead to the breathtaking Isadore Canyon. Or get on the famous North Star Rails to Trails, running 30 kilometres from Cranbrook to Kimberley. If you want your ride to be endless, take your mountain bike to the vast expanse of the Cranbrook Community Forest, or the South Star Recreation Trails.

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IDLEWILD PARK

Refresh your spirit at Idlewild Park, a community park located on the south side of the Cranbrook. Idlewild Park is a popular gathering place for locals and visitors — there is no better spot for a picnic, hiking or birdwatching. The lake and adjacent dam have been newly rehabilitated as well — like brand new.

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GOLFING IN CRANBROOK

If golfing’s your thing, get ready for a links experience unlike any other. Cranbrook has three spectacular courses — the Cranbrook Golf Club, Mission Hills and Wildstone — within city limits, and several more just a short drive away (no pun intended). For a quick stop with the youngsters, check out the mini-golf at Elizabeth Lake Lodge in Cranbrook.

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ELIZABETH LAKE

Speaking of Elizabeth Lake, the Elizabeth Lake Bird Sanctuary, just west of Cranbrook, is one of the top wildlife viewing areas in southeast BC. This 300 acre wildlife reserve is situated on a migratory bird flight path, and each year it becomes important nesting and feeding grounds for many bird species. Established trails within the popular birdwatching wetland and grassland habitat provide wildlife viewing, walking and jogging opportunities.

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CRANBROOK DISC GOLF COURSE

Add a little edge to your walk in the woods at the Cranbrook Disc Golf Course, in the forest adjacent to the College of the Rockies. The fast-growing sport of disc golf has its ultimate expression at this 18-hole course, renowned as one of the best and most challenging in British Columbia.

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FORT STEELE

Take a day-trip to Fort Steele, and watch the past come alive. This historic 19th century village 10 kilometres from Cranbrook is now an important heritage site, featuring “living history,” goldpanning, old-time agricultural demonstrations, train rides along the Kootenay River, live theatre and much more.

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A walk through history

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You can take a walk back in time no matter what the season at Fort Steele Heritage Town, 10 kilometres from Cranbrook. Fort Steele has been through it all since 1864 — from boomtown to gold rush to ghost town. All that history is captured at the wonderful Fort Steele Heritage Town, one of British Columbia’s premiere heritage attractions. Stroll through a replica of life in the late 1800’s. Enjoy old-time farming demonstrations, ice cream making, train rides and horse-drawn wagon tours. Try gold panning, watch live theatre performances and observe the museum displays. Or simply enjoy the view of the Kootenay Rockies. And there is something for every season at Fort Steele - celebrations at Easter, Thanksgiving and Halloween are renowned, and massively attended. There are even fun family activities over Christmas! Fort Steele is a quick trip from Cranbrook out on Highway 3. Turn north on Highway 95, and in only five minutes you will see Fort Steele’s big water wheel. Plan to spend several hours exploring Fort Steele Heritage Town — a great way to spend the day for the whole family.

Wake up next to the Rocky Mountains at Fort Steele Resort & RV Park. The resort is located directly across from Fort Steele Heritage Town on Hwy 93/95 (18 kilometres/9miles) North of Cranbrook, BC. They have over 200 sites, pull-thrus, 50 amp full hook-ups, a tent area, an enclosed area for large groups, WiFi, fire pits and wood! They are big rig friendly. You will find groceries, souvenirs, gas and propane. Try your hand at Goldpanning in the Wildhorse River or river rafting. Make friends with their animals – horses, donkeys, ponies, emus – in the fields beside the campground. Kick back and enjoy the heated swimming pool, free hot showers, playground, sports and so much more!

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Sam Steele Days The biggest festival in the East Kootenay Region is held on the third weekend in June. The annual event is a fun-filled homage to Sam Steele, an important figure in local history. Sam Steele Days kicks off this year, 2017, on Friday, June 16, with pancake breakfasts and BBQs around town. On Saturday there is a parade through downtown followed by many different events and activities in the Central Fairgrounds (Rotary Park). Highlights include the arts & crafts fair, Taste of Cranbrook, community talent showcase, strongman competition, wiener dog races, lumberjack demonstrations, face painting, bouncy castles, and other family-friendly events. In the evening, be sure to check out the festival gardens – always a good time! On Sunday there are more events in the park for kids, starting with the kiddies’ parade. Bocce ball, and soccer tournaments are also on-going throughout the weekend. This is the biggest festival in the Kootenays – you’ll want to be here! As well, the long Sam Steele Days weekend is when the Sam Steele Sweethearts pageant is held, where Cranbrook's youth ambassadors are chosen who will represent the city for the coming year. The pageant is held on the Friday, making the Sam Steele Days Parade the official debut for the Sam Steele Sweetheart and Sam Steele Princess.

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Downtown Cranbrook is the major commercial centre of the East Kootenay region and the largest city in British Columbia’s southeast interior. Duck into downtown off the busy Highway 3 that passes through and see what’s happening. Downtown Cranbrook is a place to relax, to take advantage of our numerous green spaces, urban biking and walking trails, our bustling shops and our fine dining experiences. There is a wide range of sushi restaurants, a famous brewpub and family restaurant, health food and organic grocery stores, coffee, books, music, and of course, if you’re planning your escapade into the mountains and the backcountry, or a biking excursion on our famous trails, there are numerous suppliers of all the gear you need. Make us your home base. Just pull in through the famous arches that straddle the main street entering our downtown off the highway. This landmark Arches replicate an original set that straddled the highway from the 1930s to the 1950s. A project of the Downtown Business Association, the new arches are especially intended to welcome visitors. No doubt you’ll notice Cranbrook Ed, a sculpture by Tony and Twila Austin which commemorates a pachyderm of the same name. The elephant was one of several who escaped from a visiting circus in the 1920s, and the last to be retrieved after a period of wandering the local woods. Some might say Ed is an unofficial symbol of Cranbrook. Downtown Cranbrook is also the site of the landmark Clocktower Square, the historic Studio Stage Door theatre facility, our vibrant farmer’s market, and the chance to take in some historic residential architecture, preserved over the more than 100 years of Cranbrook’s past and on display via a heritage walking or driving tour. The Cranbrook Public Library is open seven days a week, the Western Financial Place recreation facility and aquatic centre is just a short stroll away, and there’s always something happening in Rotary Park, the heart of downtown. Further on down Highway 3 is the expansive Tamarack Centre mall, and across the way is a complex of shopping facilities which means Cranbrook is your stop for all the supplies you need for your British Columbia holiday.

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Farmers’ Market The Cranbrook Farmers’ Market has become one of the main highlights of the summer and early fall for residents and visitors alike. Now in its

Cranbrook is proud of its many historic residences that have been lovingly cared for, restored and preserved — giving a glimpse of the easy-going life of decades past. The Baker Hill

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ninth annual incarnation, the market’s opening is a highly anticipated event. Crowds flock down to 10th Avenue South beside verdant Rotary Park, to shop for locally grown organic produce and crafts

from all over the Kootenays, take in the varied range of talented buskers, and mingle with friends and neighbours. What better way to kick off a summer Saturday? The 2017 Market season has been set: Outdoor markets will run Saturdays, June 24 to October 14.

area in particular, adjacent to the downtown core, is a centrepiece heritage neighbourhood, take a walking, biking or driving tour can afford the visitor a site of many fine examples of early architectural styles and mature landscaping. Baker Hill was surveyed in 1897, during the city’s very first days,

and today it is the largest and most distinct heritage area in Cranbrook. It is still a vital neighbourhood without highways or commercial development in it, and contains a mix of families, singles, young, middle-aged and senior residents. Several of these fine old homes now function as bed and breakfast establishments. The Baker Hill Residential Heritage Association oversees certain development guidelines intended to maintain the flavour and character of a bygone area for

future generations. Here’s an idea — on a fine Saturday morning take a stroll through the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market, then up into Baker Hill to see some living architectural heritage. Baker Hill comprises roughly 10 city blocks — what better opportunity for an after-breakfast stroll? A full map of a self-guided, heritage walking tour is available at the website of the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel: wwwtrainsdeluxecom.

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Try your hand at one of the area’s favourite pastimes — fishing — or get an in-depth look into the life and behaviour of our friends in the streams and lakes. Driving southeast from Cranbrook you will find the famed Kootenay Trout Hatchery, well worth an hour or two of your time. The Kootenay Trout Hatchery went into production in 1965 and produces some 2.5 million trout fingerlings each year, stocking up to 150 lakes in the East and West Kootenay regions annually, as well as several others further afield. By walking through an extensive interpretative area featuring aquariums, educational models and displays, you will learn about the life cycle of a trout whilst viewing small fry and fingerlings be taken through the trout rearing process by a guide or informational displays in the hatchery. As you stroll through the

beautifully groomed hatchery grounds there are turtles, fish and water insects in the outdoor turtle pond. Species raised here include rainbow and cutthroat trout, brook char and the endangered Kootenay River white sturgeon, B.C.’s largest freshwater fish. The facility has tour guides on staff seven days a week for tours of the facility, and also offers the “Learn to Fish” program, and fishing birthday parties at the on site pond. The Kootenay Trout Hatchery hosts many educational programs for school groups and families, and has a traveling display including live fish and hatchery information that is available for special community events. People can come

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The Great Outdoors If fishing is your favourite activity, make Cranbrook your base for a memorable fishing vacation in the BC Rockies. Cranbrook is close enough to so many world class lakes and trout streams that it only requires a short drive to access any kind of fishing you want. You can stock up on flies and supplies in Cranbrook and then head out fishing. There are a number of knowledgeable fly fishing guide outfitters in Cranbrook and area, who will take you out and show you the ropes. Or you can head out on your own. The St. Mary River, which flows just south of Kimberley and past the St. Eugene Mission Resort, is gaining a reputation as a high quality fly fishing destination. And there are hundreds of other spots to choose from as well. If you prefer fishing from a boat, there are many lakes, each with their own charms, within an easy drive of Cranbrook. Moyie Lake is barely half an hour away by car and is home to Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and Kokanee. Jim Smith Lake is even closer, just on the west side of Cranbrook.

There’s something about waking up to summer sunshine that makes you want to get out and explore. Cranbrook receives more sunshine hours than any city in British Columbia. What better way to enjoy it than to get outside and take a walk. Whether in running shoes or hiking boots, roller blades or on a bicycle, you will want to check out the great trails in and around Cranbrook. From paved walking paths to strenuous hikes up a mountain side, there is a trail for every level of fitness. One of the nicest trails in Cranbrook, especially for those who enjoy inline skating, or pushing a baby stroller is the nine kilometre Rotary Trail. Beginning at the east side of the City near 30th Avenue North, the trail takes you through the city through Baker Park, Kinsmen Park and then Idlewild Park in the south, Isadore Canyon in the north, and out to the Elizabeth Lake Wildlife Sanctuary in the

west. The Wildlife Sanctuary at Elizabeth Lake provides some great opportunities for birdwatching or a relaxing stroll on the walking trails around the lake. The 30-kilometer South Star Recreation Trail system is ideal for horseback riding or hiking in the summer, or cross country skiing in the winter. The trails begin at the south end of Cranbrook where 38th Avenue runs into the rural Gold Creek area. Forty kilometres of marked and mapped trails are available in the Cranbrook Community Forest on the eastern edge of Cranbrook. An old railway bed is the base for the Isadore Canyon, a seven kilometre section of trail, which offers a smooth but challenging bike or hike. And we mustn't forget the glorious North Star Rails To Trails, a 30-kilometre paved former railbed that runs from Kimberley to Cranbrook (and back again), for an up close and personal look at the marvelous countryside.

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DINING DESCRIPTION

The End of The Road B&B

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This cozy B&B is in a quiet forested area on the edge of town, close to South Star trails. Two rooms have queen beds, and one with two single beds. All have private bathrooms.

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Relax at our quiet, scenic B&B on the banks of the St. Mary river. Shower ensuites in each room, BBQ on patio, fishing access, adjacent to Rails to Trails.

RV PARKS & CAMPGROUND

Place to Stay

Mount Baker RV Park

Fort Steele Resort & RV Park

Kimberley Riverside Campground

St. Eugene RV Resort

City Center, Cranbrook 250-489-0056 www.mountbakerrvpark.com

Hwy 93/95, Fort Steele 250-489-4268 www.fortsteele.com

Turn on St. Mary Lake Road off Hwy 95A 1-877-999-2929 www.kimberleycampground.com

7777 Mission Rd, Cranbrook 250-420-2055 www.steugene.ca

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Cranbrook Cuisine of India Enjoy the authentic taste of Indian Cuisine

Fully Licensed • Eat In and Take Out Catering 202 Van Horne St. S., Cranbrook - across from the Prestige • 250.417.5999

Lunch Specials • Monday to Saturday 11:30 to 2:00pm Dinner • Monday to Saturday 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Key City Answering Services Communication Centre for the Kootenays! Talk to a Real Person 24/7. • Work Alone Check-In Service • Emergency Service • Basic Answering Service • Dispatch Service P: 250-426-2201 TF: 1-800-665-4243


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Dog Park and the Great Trails The Cranbrook Dog Park Cranbrook's newest dog park is a veritable canine paradise. Created on the fields of the former Muriel Baxter School, the off-leash park includes a vast field for all the ball-chasing you could desire, a separate field reserved for smaller dogs should owners desire such, and all the fencing, watering and gate systems needed to keep everyone safe, comfortable and getting along just fine. The park is at the corner of 2nd Street South and Victoria Avenue.

Check out the great trails in and around Cranbrook. The 9-km Rotary Trail takes you through the city through Baker Park, Kinsmen Park and then Idlewild Park in the south, Isadore Canyon in the north, and out to the Elizabeth Lake Wildlife Sanctuary in the west. Elizabeth Lake provides some great opportunities for birdwatching or a stroll on the trails around the lake. The 30-kilometre South Star Trail system is ideal for horseback riding or hiking in the summer, or cross country skiing in the winter. The trails begin at the south end of Cranbrook. And the Cranbrook Community Forest has 40 kilometres of trails. An old railway bed is the base for the seven-kilometre Isadore Canyon, which offers a smooth but challenging bike or hike. And don't forget the North Star Rails To Trails, a 30-kilometre paved former railbed that runs between Kimberley to Cranbrook.

Healthy Pet Foods & Supplies for all your pet’s needs!

22-10th Ave. S., Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1729 www.thepawshop.ca

    

   

          


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Cranbrook’s Arts Scene and Concerts

Cranbrook is the arts and culture capital of the East Kootenay, with numerous superb performance venues,

a bustling theatrical scene and live music filling the air, indoors and out throughout the year.

St. Eugene

RV RESORT With stunning Rocky Mountain views, our riverside sites have full power (50AMP), water, sewer, cable TV and fire pits.

Additional Onsite Features • Free WiFi The Casino Of The Rockies • Championship Golf Course • Resort Pool • Three Restaurants & Bars • Fitness Room • Playground & Outdoor Games • Laundry Facilities •

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Tourism Guide - Cranbrook Visitor's Guide  

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Tourism Guide - Cranbrook Visitor's Guide  

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