Trail
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​Lifestyle

Population: 20,000
 
Health Services: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital is the full service regional hospital serving 80,000 people in the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. 
 
Education: 4 award-winning elementary schools and 2 high schools.  There is also 2 private elementary schools and Selkirk College.
 
Economy: Metal processing, tourism, education, health care, manufacturing, and recycling.
 
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Trail, situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, is a special place with outstanding recreational facilities,  an abundance of outdoor activities. and affordable real estate,

Breathtaking vistas, an active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. 

Recreation and culture

Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities.  Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest.  The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.

Getting here

Trail is located at the junction of Highway 3B and Highway 22, only 26kms from Castlegar and just east of Rossland.  It is 10 minutes north of the U.S. border.

The Trail Airport offers daily direct flights to and from Vancouver via Pacific Coastal Airlines.

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