Silvery Slocan Tour Nelson to Nelson

New Denver, British Columbia

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The Silvery Slocan Tour is a 224-kilometer (134-mile) loop trip through the West Kootenay that travels alongside two mountain-rimmed lakes and links together some of the oldest and most picturesque towns in BC. The area also has the province’s greatest concentration of ghost towns and other reminders of its past gold rushes. Although the loop is described from Nelson, it can be entered at several places depending upon the direction you are coming from. Special attractions: Excellent mountain scenery; historic buildings in all the towns; the ghost towns of Sandon, Kootenay and Slocan Lakes; Ainsworth Hot Springs. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

Silvery Slocan Tour: Nelson to Nelson Professional Review and Guide

"The Silvery Slocan Tour is a 224-kilometer (134-mile) loop trip through the West Kootenay that travels alongside two mountain-rimmed lakes and links together some of the oldest and most picturesque towns in BC. The area also has the province’s greatest concentration of ghost towns and other reminders of its past gold rushes.

Although the loop is described from Nelson, it can be entered at several places depending upon the direction you are coming from. Special attractions: Excellent mountain scenery; historic buildings in all the towns; the ghost towns of Sandon, Kootenay and Slocan Lakes; Ainsworth Hot Springs. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: New Denver
Distance: 134
Season: Spring, summer, and fall
Local Contacts: BC Parks, Kootenay District
Driving Directions: Directions to Silvery Slocan Tour: Nelson to Nelson

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