Our region is home to Western Canada’s largest solar plant.
If the great outdoors beckon you on a daily basis, then you’ve come to the right place. Outdoor recreation is our thing. Between our two communities, we offer 2,840 hectares of interpretive forest, complete with almost 80 kilometres of signed walking trails, which are less than five minutes from city limits. Our two communities also offer 24 city parks with baseball diamonds and soccer fields. Our region is also home to tennis courts and spray parks for the kids.
Kimberley / Marysville
- Rotary Park – Baseball, tennis court, soccer field & children’s playground
- Coronation Park – Baseball and soccer field
- Central Park – Baseball and soccer field
- Purcell Park – Baseball and soccer field
- Lois Creek Park – Baseball, basketball court, soccer field & children’s playground
- Swan Park – Basketball court and children’s playground
- McDougal Park – lawn bowling greens
- Two indoor tennis courts located on Halpin Street behind Selkirk Secondary School.
- 1 public outdoor ice rink and 3 outdoor neighbourhood rinks.
- Skate Park and Mountain Bike Skills Park
- 3 off leash dog areas
- Kimberley Nature Park – at 840 hectares, the Kimberley Nature Park is the largest municipal park in B.C. With the adjacent 200-hectare Horse Barn Valley Interpretive Forest, the park contains more than 50 kilometres of hiking and biking trails.
- Muriel Baxter Off-Leash Dog Park
- Baker Park
- Balment Park
- Cranbrook Skatepark and bikepark
- Gyro Park
- Kinsmen Park
- Kinsmen Spray Park
- Lions View Park
- McLeary Park
- Confederation Park – Ball diamonds and groomed walking trails in Elizabeth Lake Sanctuary
- Moir Centennial Athletic Park
- PopPrice Park
- Quad Ball Fields
- Rotary Park
- ATC Park
- 8th Avenue Park – Name?
- Cranbrook Community Produce Garden
- Rotary Way – paved path that follows Joseph Creek as it winds its way through several parks in Cranbrook.
Cranbrook Parks outside of city limits:
- Idlewild Park – fishing, walking trails, wildlife viewing, amphitheatre, horseshoe pit, public equestrian arena.
- Community Forest – 2,000 hectare area of Crown land with a diverse network of walking, hiking and biking trails. There are 27.9 kms of signed trails.
- South Star Recreation Trails – Located south of Cranbrook in the Gold Creek area, the South Star Recreation Trails cover more than 30 km of forest. Great for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. In the winter, the local cross-country ski club grooms the trails.
- NorthStar Rails 2 Trails – a paved hiking and hiking path that stretches over 25 kilometres, connecting Cranbrook and Kimberley.
- Cranbrook to Wardner Destination Trail (Isadore Canyon) – 40 km route that starts in Cranbrook and ends in Warder. Great for walking and biking.
- Wycliffe Regional Park