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Population: 1,000
Health Services: Medical Clinic 
Education: One elementary and one secondary school.
Economy: Tourism.
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Salmo is a beautiful village located in the pristine Selkirk Mountains in the Salmo River Valley.  Salmo's proximity to Castlegar and Nelson provide easy access to the conveniences of larger centres while preserving a comfortable, slower-paced way of life for local residents. 

Recreation and culture

Local parks, trails and campgrounds make Salmo the perfect place to relax and explore. The Salmo River is a paradise for sport fishing, swimming, kayaking and all types of boating. The family-friendly Salmo Ski Hill is ideal for winter sports.

The popular summer Shambhala Music Festival attracts residents and visitors.

Getting here

Salmo is located at the junction of Highway 3B and Highway 6 in southern Kootenay, 42 kms east of Castlegar, 46 km south of Nelson, and approximately 80 kms west of Creston.

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