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Discover Grand Forks, BC

Discover Grand Forks, BC

Outdoor recreation, heritage sites and cultural attractions in the Boundary region

  • Apr 29, 2020
At Boundary Country’s Kettle River, pull up a lawn chair and dip your feet in the cool river, or simply float in the sunshine. Peter Kalasz photo

Splish, splash, and spend the rest of summer in Boundary!

Summer in Boundary Country is in the final countdown but have no…

  • Jul 29, 2022
At Boundary Country’s Kettle River, pull up a lawn chair and dip your feet in the cool river, or simply float in the sunshine. Peter Kalasz photo
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!

Sunny summer days were made for a big adventures in Grand Forks

There’s no shortage of fun to be had this summer in Grand…

  • Jul 11, 2022
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!
It’s no surprise locals and visitors to Boundary Country’s Christina Lake love the water and nature. Tina Bryan photo

Explore like a local in Boundary Country this summer

When planning the perfect getaway to Boundary Country, there are many factors…

  • Jul 5, 2022
It’s no surprise locals and visitors to Boundary Country’s Christina Lake love the water and nature. Tina Bryan photo
A community of 1,396, Galiano Island saw an estimated 80,200 visitors in 2007 (John McKinley file)

Galiano Island’s ecological footprint swells from tourism: study

Community’s footprint ‘much larger’ than other B.C. locales

A community of 1,396, Galiano Island saw an estimated 80,200 visitors in 2007 (John McKinley file)
Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo

Let Outdoors West be your guide to the great outdoors this summer!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo
Grand Forks celebrates its 125th year in 2022, and the City will celebrate with a community birthday party in the Market District Sept. 2.

As Grand Forks turns 125 this summer, it’s time to celebrate!

Grand Forks is excited to be celebrating its 125th year in 2022!…

  • Jun 13, 2022
Grand Forks celebrates its 125th year in 2022, and the City will celebrate with a community birthday party in the Market District Sept. 2.
Wilgress Lake is a mid-elevation mountain lake with easy access, wheelchair-accessible washrooms and boat launch, making it great for a variety of anglers. Darren Robinson photo

Casting a line in Boundary Country

Glistening sunlight on the water’s surface, a packed picnic, and nothing but…

  • Jun 9, 2022
Wilgress Lake is a mid-elevation mountain lake with easy access, wheelchair-accessible washrooms and boat launch, making it great for a variety of anglers. Darren Robinson photo
L-R: Louise Popoff, Grand Forks Community Trails Society director; Cheryl Ahrens, Grand Forks Recreation Commission member and Grand Forks Community Trail Society member; and John Grandy, president of the Grand Forks Community Trail Society. Photo: Submitted

‘Hike Our Story’ in epic Kootenay Boundary challenge

A new hiking challenge launched in the Kootenay Boundary is motivating residents…

L-R: Louise Popoff, Grand Forks Community Trails Society director; Cheryl Ahrens, Grand Forks Recreation Commission member and Grand Forks Community Trail Society member; and John Grandy, president of the Grand Forks Community Trail Society. Photo: Submitted
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country

Discover the treasures of Boundary Country’s museums

Pioneer tales, rail road stations and echoes of storied pasts; you might…

  • May 3, 2022
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.

Grand Forks is ready to rock this summer!

Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks this year. Thousands of festival-goers…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.
As spring thaws the last touches of winter in Boundary Country, the farms and the region start to teem with life again. Darren Robinson

Farm Touring Boundary Country

Tour + taste your way through the full menu of stories found in Boundary Country

  • Apr 4, 2022
As spring thaws the last touches of winter in Boundary Country, the farms and the region start to teem with life again. Darren Robinson
The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns June 28 to July 3 – marking the 38th year the city will welcome teams and baseball fans from near and far to play ball.

Play ball! Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns this summer

Welcome to Grand Forks, home of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.…

  • Feb 28, 2022
The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns June 28 to July 3 – marking the 38th year the city will welcome teams and baseball fans from near and far to play ball.
A ranch vacation is a perfect way to immerse in Boundary Country’s culture. Peter Kalasz photo

Cosy ranch stays in Boundary Country

Find the ideal home base for an epic Boundary Country, B.C. journey…

  • Jan 28, 2022
A ranch vacation is a perfect way to immerse in Boundary Country’s culture. Peter Kalasz photo
This year will mark the 125th anniversary of the City of Grand Forks and to help celebrate, a local Geocaching team will be creating new caches around the city to lead visitors and locals on their own adventure.

Geocaching adventure marks 125 years of the City of Grand Forks

As the world looks to do more and more in wide-open spaces,…

  • Jan 28, 2022
This year will mark the 125th anniversary of the City of Grand Forks and to help celebrate, a local Geocaching team will be creating new caches around the city to lead visitors and locals on their own adventure.
Winter hiking along the Great Trail, near Christina Lake. Darren Robinson photo

Winter experiences abound in Boundary

In Boundary Country, winter adventure is in abundance. Wide-open spaces rule the…

  • Jan 3, 2022
Winter hiking along the Great Trail, near Christina Lake. Darren Robinson photo
Enjoy an easy stroll along downtown Grand Forks’ Market Avenue and its side streets to discover an exceptional range of shops and services. Peter Kalasz photo

Discover the Market District in Downtown Grand Forks

It is no secret that Downtown Grand Forks was one of the…

  • Jan 3, 2022
Enjoy an easy stroll along downtown Grand Forks’ Market Avenue and its side streets to discover an exceptional range of shops and services. Peter Kalasz photo