Where is the Columbia Valley and what is there to do? Listen…
Our Visitor Centre
Be sure to drop by the Visitor Centre for a warm Valley welcome! The Visitor Centre is also the home of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce.
We are conveniently located near the Invermere Crossroads on Highway 93 & 95. You’ll find helpful information on the area, and staff who are happy to answer any questions you have.
Driving instructions to the Visitor Centre
Driving South on Highway 93 & 95: Continue through the intersection at the Invermere Crossroads (you will see Tim Horton’s to your left). The Visitor Centre is about 500m ahead, to your right. Just follow the signs.
Driving North on Highway 93 & 95: The Visitor Centre is on your left, just beyond the speed limit change from 90 km/h to 70 km/h. There is a left-turn lane for easy access. Look for the big green roof!
Hours of Operation
Summer (July – August)
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – 7 days a week
Winter (September – June) Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (closed Sundays & statutory holidays)
9:30 am – 5:30 pm Saturdays
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A view from Mt. Swansea overlooking the beautiful Columbia Valley… http://www.flyingmax.com/area/swansea/ (thank you to the local flying club who has made the funding for this technology possible)
find wind data is at http://www.paraglider.ca/cgi-bin/wind.cgi?sid=SWANSEA
The last 24 hour wind data is at http://www.paraglider.ca/cgi-bin/p24g.cgi?sid=SWANSEA