Best of British Columbia
Situated in the heart of the Columbia Valley, the town of Invermere showcases the best of what beautiful British Columbia has to offer. Snow-covered peaks. Steep slopes. Pristine Lakes. Stunning waterfalls. Lush valleys. This province has it all. Come experience it yourself. Be a part of the Invermere community.
Four Season Lifestyle
Invermere is a four-season destination. Ski down the mountain slopes in the winter. Hike through the meadows in the spring. Swim through the waves of Windermere Lake in the summer. Put your hunting rifles to use in the fall. There is a little bit of something to do for everyone, all year round. Live the life of your dreams here.
They say greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. In Invermere, you’ll see locals businesses and customers working hand in hand. You’ll see restaurants procuring ingredients right off the farms. The community of Invermere is all about growing together, not alone.
Town of Invermere
A place driven by its community
A four season recreational destination paired with a community that cares, that’s Invermere for you. You’ll find local artisans showcasing their finest creations, restaurants sourcing fresh ingredients from local farms and business owners treating their customers as family. The collaborative community and a long list of recreational activities makes Invermere a desirable destination in the Kootenays region. Invermere may be the heart of the Columbia Valley, but it is truly the people of Invermere that make it beat.
The warmest lake in the Kootenays
Lake Windermere is one of the largest and warmest lakes in the Kootenays region. Beat the heat on a hot summer day by taking a dip in the tranquil waters of Lake Windermere. Lace up your skates in the winter and glide along the longest skating path in the world – Lake Windermere Whiteway. Lake Windermere plays a substantial role in making Invermere a four season recreational destination.
Summer Lake Activities
Work on the summer tan while enjoying a beverage on your boat. Feel the warm water brush past your skin as you swim. Watch your kids make sand castles on the beach. Paddle up to witness the sky turn gold as the sun sets down. The choice is yours. Lake Windermere is a destination to make memories.
- Windermere Public Beach
Frozen Lake Activities
At 30kms, Lake Windermere Whiteway is the longest skating path in the world, making it a world-famous attraction. Strap your skis. Lace up your skates. Get your curling rocks ready. Or just soak in the magnificent views while sipping a cup of hot chocolate. The adventure doesn’t stop when the lake freezes, it gets better.
- Pond Hockey
- Nordic Skiing
- Bonspiel on the Lake
Fishing and Ice Fishing
Fishing is a four season activity in Invermere. Cast a line and cruise along Lake Windermere in the summer. Drill a hole on the frozen lake in the winter. From rainbow trout to mountain whitefish, there’s plenty of fish in the sea – we mean the lake. Watch your kids catch their first fish while you are the first to capture their emotions.
- Largemouth Bass
- Rainbow Trout
- Cutthroat Trout
- Northern Pike
The warm side of the Rockies
Situated on the warm side of the Rockies, Columbia Valley has been attracting tourists from all around the world. The valley offers numerous opportunities for a fun-filled, adventurous life. Championship golf courses, rejuvenating hot springs, pristine lakes and majestic mountain slopes – this place has it all. With something to do in every season, Columbia Valley has earned its spot as a top recreational destination in British Columbia.
- Camping and Hiking
- Skiing and Snowboarding
- Hunting and Fishing
- Copper Ridge
- Windermere Golf Course
- Creekside Golf
Flight to Vancouver
Only a 3 hour drive away from Calgary, Invermere is the dream escape from the busy city life. With its spectacular location and magnificent mountain and lake views, the town of Invermere has been the destination of choice for many Albertans. The Canadian Rockies International Airport is only a 1.5 hour drive away from Invermere, connecting the town to bigger cities like Kelowna, Vancouver and Calgary. Invermere is a true four season recreational destination with endless opportunities for adventure seekers, families and investors.