What better way to explore Arrow Lakes than on the water itself!
Arrow Lakes winds through 230 km of stunning scenery; including numerous waterfalls and sandy beaches making it a stunning location for any avid paddler.
With typically low year round wind speeds vary from 0 m/s to 6 m/s, Arrow Lakes is ideal for kayaking year round.
For those looking for more of an adrenaline nearby creeks and rivers provide an excellent opportunity more advanced kayakers to hone their skills. Rapids range from class 1 – 4 depending on conditions. Popular River Kayaking spots include:
- Brilliant Hole (Class 2/3),
- The Slocan River(Class 1/2 on the upper andClass 2/3 on the s-bend section)
- Lower Salmo (Class 3/3+)
- Wilson Creek (Class 3+/4)
- Trail Hole (Class 2/3)
Castlegar is home to the fourth largest drainage in North America where the Kooteney River flows into the mighty Columbia River. So whether it’s steep creek boating or park and play wave surfing, Castlegar and the West Kootenays have it all!
Over the summer months local outfits provide SUP Yoga on Arrow Lakes near Castlegar. For more information on Canoeing, Kayaking & SUPing on Arrow Lakes contact Endless Adventure.