The West Arm of Kootenay Lake is situated entirely within the Selkirk mountains. It is both narrower and shallower than the main lake and surprisingly has numerous sandy beaches. ​​


We have three different suites for accommodation .

We completed three sports courts for the enjoyment of our guests ; a golf chipping / putting green , a badminton / pickle ball court and a basket ball court and added to our orchard and garden area . 

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kootenay lake area

The West Kootenay's Region of British Columbia has been referred to as the "Ultimate Outdoor Sportsman Playground".  This diverse region of water and mountains is an outdoor enthusiasts "dream come true".  The area is internationally renowned for its fishing, golfing and hunting.  


A panoramic view of the west arm greets the Kootenay Wild Facility.  We are situated between the village of Balfour and the City of Nelson in the Grand View Developments property.  We are ideally situated less than a 110 km drive from 6/8 Kootenay Trail golf courses.  Other attractions such as Ainsworth Hot Springs, Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, and Kokanee Glacier Park hiking trails, are less than a 30 km drive from our facility.

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Nestled between the Selkirk and Percell mountain ranges is Kootenay Lake, the largest natural lake in British Columbia. All of the West Kootenay Lakes have  Gerrard Rainbow Trout , Bull Trout , and Kokanee .


The Gerard Rainbow Trout  can grow over 30 lbs. Visitors should prepare for spectacular mountain scenery, glacier-fed creeks and rivers, native forests and abundant wildlife.  

The Kootenay Region also offers spectacular golfing on award-winning championship golf courses and hidden local gems alike .

Wether you are looking for the fishing trophy of a lifetime, or one of the most challenging golf course you'll ever experience, this breathtaking wilderness setting is the vacation place for you.

About kootenay wild

1 (250) 551 4722

230 Mountain View Drive, Nelson, BC, V1L 0A7

Kootenay Wild is owned by Richard and Pat Rowland and operates out of Grandview Properties , overlooking the West arm of Kootenay lake . 

Kootenay Wild Outdoor Sportsman Services Ltd.