Invermere

Travel Guide
Kootenay National Park featuring a lake or waterhole and mountains

Explore the tree-lined shores of Lake Windermere and go swimming, boating or fishing in summer then head for the town’s fabled ski slopes and steaming hot springs in winter.

The town of Invermere is a relaxing vacation destination on the shores of one of the warmest lakes in the Columbia Valley. Families love returning to the sandy beaches for long days in the sun, while hang-gliding and boating adventures suit outdoors enthusiasts. Experience the town’s surrounding mountain scenery on a ski trip or try out one of the region’s renowned golf courses.

The downtown area, known as Invermere-on-the-Lake, is the perfect introduction to the wider township. Experience fantastic local dining and cozy pubs or discover some of the downtown art galleries and boutiques. Make your way to the shores of Lake Windermere to see breathtaking views across the shimmering waters to blue-tinted mountains.

Check out Kinsmen Beach and swim in one of the warmest lakes in the Kootenay Rockies. The beach is protected by a string of foreshore trees, offering plenty of shade on hot summer days. The swimming area is shallow and perfect for families. Go farther south to reach Columbia Lake to reach more pristine lakeside beaches and pretty scenery for boating, canoeing, waterskiing and windsurfing. Try river rafting on the wild waters of the Kootenay River or Toby Creek. Scenic floats are also available on the Columbia Wetlands.

Keen golfers will be excited to try out some of the Windermere Valley’s famed golf courses. With 15 courses packed into this cozy corner of the Kootenay Rockies, there’s something for every golfing preference.

James Chabot Provincial Park is a pretty leafy area to explore near downtown Invermere. Go farther afield into the surrounding parks and reserves to experience stunning natural scenery and spot wildlife. Go fishing at Whiteswan Lake and be awed by the Marble Canyon in Kootenay National Park. Panorama Mountain Resort is the town’s premier wintersports destination.

Invermere is located in southeastern British Columbia, close to the border of Alberta. The town lies between Golden and Cranbrook and can be reached by car and bus. Calgary International Airport is a 3-hour drive away. Sheltered by the Rocky Mountains and Mount Nelson, Invermere has warm summers and mild winters.

The Kanata by BCMInns Invermere
The Kanata by BCMInns Invermere
3.5 out of 5
8888 Arrow Road, Invermere, BC
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,848 per night from 13 Dec to 13 Dec
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Columbia Mountains, Copper Point Golf Course and Columbia River. James Chabot Provincial ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (844 reviews)
"No Pool"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2021

The Kanata by BCMInns Invermere
Invermere Inn
Invermere Inn
2.5 out of 5
1310 7th Avenue, Invermere, BC
The price is Rs7,096 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
Situated in the mountains, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Columbia Mountains, Columbia River, and Pynelogs Cultural Centre. James Chabot ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (547 reviews)

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2021

Invermere Inn
Headwaters at Eagle Ranch Resort
Headwaters at Eagle Ranch Resort
2.5 out of 5
9581 Eagle Ranch Trail, Invermere, BC
The price is Rs10,686 per night from 16 Dec to 16 Dec
Situated in Invermere, this golf hotel is steps away from Columbia River, Columbia Mountains and Eagle Ranch Golf Course. Copper Point Golf Course and James ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (23 reviews)
"Parking is too far from accommodations, lighting poor at night ..no valet services were available Rooms are excellent, pricey considering no hot tub , pool etc; Restaurant meals very mediocre …in fact not good Location, quiet, view is excellent"

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2021

Headwaters at Eagle Ranch Resort
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Lake Windermere Pointe
Lake Windermere Pointe
3 out of 5
205-3 Avenue, Invermere, BC
Located near the slopes, this Invermere apartment building is situated in the mountains, within a 5-minute walk of Columbia River and Columbia Mountains, and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (36 reviews)
"Lovely view very roomy,kitchen well stocked.Wifi worked very well all devices operated at same time."

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Lake Windermere Pointe
YPC Fitness & Accommodations
YPC Fitness & Accommodations
3 out of 5
320 Borden Street, Invermere, BC
Conveniently located near to the ski slopes, this Invermere apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Columbia River, Columbia Mountains and James Chabot ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (20 reviews)
"The pictures are deceiving and make you think its a luxury place,but in reality it is just an old grand ma apartment.Everything is old or very old and no sight of jacuzzi. tub.Entertaining you get some old video casette .The front door looked broken in and don t make you feel safe.The bedsheet are ..."

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

YPC Fitness & Accommodations
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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