You are only minutes from award winning snow mobiling and can access three alpine skiing options within half an hour. There are world renowned fly fishing opportunities in the river, a fantastic golf course, an endless network of trails for hiking and mountain biking, hunting, ATV tours and did you know, you are only minutes away from the world famous Continental Divide Trail?
Here in Sparwood you not only have the incredible recreational activities listed above but can also spend time at an amazing recreation centre swimming in the salt water pool, cool off at an outdoor water splash park, take advantage in a game of squash or racket ball, reach dizzying new heights on the climbing wall, work out in the gym or improve your skating technique in the ice arena.
That’s not all, why not see if you are up to par on the disc golf course, hit some jumps in the bike park, grind rails in the skate park or get aerobic on the cross country ski trails.
If you want to spend the night camping, Mountain Shadows Campground is a popular full service summer destination with 63 serviced sites, internet access, a kids playground, water, power and sewer, hot showers, disabled access and a direct link to the golf course all nestled withing a beautiful forest setting.
You are standing in the heart of The Elk Valley with immediate access to most of the recreation activities you could ever image.
You are surrounded by wilderness that is home to an incredible array of wildlife, on major migratory routes and you can expect to see large herds of Elk just outside of town as well as white tailed and mule deer, black and grizzly bear, cougar, moose, big horn sheep, mountain goat, bald eagles and golden eagles and osprey.
The Elk River is home to the famed Westslope Cutthroat Trout and large Bull Trout so if you are a fisherman what are you waiting for?
Sparwood, BC is yours and mine to discover.
Still yearning for more?Come and talk to a representative in our Visitor Information Centre.