Beaverdell Top Experiences
- Take in the wonder of our scenic backcountry
- Ride the historic Great Trail (formerly the Trans Canada Trail)
- Hop in a boat, or stay on shore, as you fish to your heart’s content on our many small lakes.
- Chill out in the winter with snowshoeing and adventure
- Discover the beauty of nature as you stroll along the Kettle River
- Capture wildlife in their natural surroundings with your camera
- Grab a pizza or some ice cream at Marley’s Ice Cream and Pizza Parlour
- Hop on an ATV or 4×4 and explore our back country roads
Good to Know Before You Go
- Accommodations in Beaverdell include cabins, RV resorts and campgrounds
- Fresh-water fishing is regulated in BC and fishing licenses are required. Visit Boating & Fishing for information on local regulations
- Visit Trails for more information about hiking and biking the Great Trail and other area trails
- Winter Recreation offers additional information on snowmobiling and skiing in Boundary Country
- Be bear smart
- Pack it in, Pack it out
- Be Prepared – Have a Plan
- Prevent Wildfires
Beaverdell — History and Outdoor Adventure
Come and discover the history and beauty of Beaverdell, located 51 km (31 mi) north of Rock Creek and 78 km (51 mi) from Kelowna on Hwy. 33. Silver was discovered here in 1897 and was mined for 90 years. Beaverdell was originally called Beaverton. The post offices of Beaverton and Rendell were amalgamated and the name was changed to Beaverdell. The people of Beaverdell, all 350 of them, will be happy to share stories and information about the area with you.
The Beaverdell Hotel, Canada’s longest continuously operating hotel, burned to the ground in 2011. There are still plenty of charming buildings in town, including the General Store and the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlour.
Beaverdell is best known for its hiking and biking trails along the Great Trail. Unplug and rejuvenate as you camp along the Kettle River. Beaverdell has year round outdoor activities with the stunning background of Boundary country.
The Great Trail
Biking enthusiasts love the easy access to the Great Trail that connects Beaverdell to the Okanagan and Kootenay Regions. The trail is visible from the main street, and provides endless hours of cycling enjoyment. Imagine cycling former rail beds that connected communities during the mining boom. After a long day, re-energize with a warm meal and quiet rest at one of the local tenting and RV Parks.
Trapping Creek Discovery Tour
Enjoy a self-guided tour where you can witness efforts to restore rainbow trout habitat. There are three trails to tour June – October. Allow at least one hour to tour all three trails.
Fishing around Beaverdell
Catch it and cook it! Create a feast with freshly caught trout from one of the 16 small fishing lakes that surround Beaverdell. Pack up the four-wheel drive and camp out along the banks of the Kettle River or at one of our Forest Service Recreation Site campgrounds.
Get out and explore the wilderness and natural wonders of Boundary Country in Beaverdell. Roam along the riverside, or scale the heights to Goats Peak Viewpoint, elevation 1585 m (5200 ft.) located east of Wallace Mountain Road. Or head up to The Bell, with a 360% view overlooking the valley and Wallace Mountain.
Pristine mountains and champagne powder make this area perfect for snowmobiling, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Head up to Big White Ski Resort, located 70 km (44 mi) north of Beaverdell, for a day of downhill skiing and snowboarding. When it’s time to come in from the cold, warm up in the village of Big White or head back to Beaverdell for a hot cup of cocoa.
Come Relax at Your Home-Away-From-Home
Highland Cabins of Beaverdell
Unplug and relax at the Highland Cabins of Beaverdell, located next to Hwy. 33 and only two blocks from the Kettle Valley Rail Trail access point.
Each of the five cabins has a story to tell. They go back to 1950s when the mines were still operating in the area. As mining slowed down, someone with a vision of days to come, brought the cabins to the location where they are today. All cabins are comfy with linens, cookware and an outdoor gas barbeque.
Phone: 250-484-5505 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
has places to camp, RV rentals, RV storage with security, and RV winterizing. When you’re looking for a place to relax and unwind, or a place to call home base and you head out on your adventure, Beaverdell RV Park is the perfect choice. The Park is located steps away from downtown restaurants and landmarks, and the Kettle Valley Railway (KVR). Come to hike bike, fish or hunt. There’s so much here to enjoy. Phone: 1-877-399-4341 or Fax: 250-766-0470 Email: email@example.com
The Last Resort
is two quaint cabins near the KVR trail. The one bedroom, old miner’s cottage has a queen bed and a single pull-out plus full kitchen. The new cabin has two rooms with a separate entry with two single beds and a queen bed. Both cabins share a separate bathhouse. Contact: Doris Huta at 250-484-5460 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Zack’s on 5th Creekside Tenting and Rooms
is a great spot to pitch your tent or get a room. It is close to the KVR Trails. Contact: Zack at 250-484-5532, Email: email@example.com