Hiking The Nelson

The 11th most popular hiking trail in British Columbia.

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North of Spokane and Rossland, the way cool enclave of Nelson has plenty of trails and coffee houses to satisfy any hiking trekkers cravings.

Overall, Nelson is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 18 hikes in British Columbia. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Nelson including Rossland, Nydia Track, Dun Mountain and Heady Track.


Local Contact(s):  Nelson Tourism (250) 352-3433; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266; Kootney Experience Gear, Nelson (250) 354-4441.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Silver King Hideway (250) 354-4340; Dancing Bear Inn (250) 352-7573; Villa Motel (250) 352-5515

Luxury Loding:  Red Fish Lodge (800) 811-6388; Prestige Lakeside Resort (250) 352-7222; Ainsworth Hot Springs (250) 229-4212.

Breakfast Restaurant:  All Seasons Cafe; Stanley Bakers Cafe

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  6697


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