Beautiful Views around the Selkirk Loop. So many spots to stop and take photos. You can take several days exploring the side trips and the towns. I can't imagine getting tired of this wonderful scenic road. I'm ready to go again.
We finally drove all of the Selkirk Loop this summer. We have also done some of the side trips. There are so many beautiful spots to stop and enjoy both in Canada and the US. I would recommend spending several days doing it. Take your time if possible and explore the towns, the lakes, rivers and beaches.
Absolutely beautiful! Allow more time than you think you will need because speed limits are very low (60-80 kph on the eastern portion and 80-90 kph on the western portion). But you don't want to speed through it anyway, right?! Pull out and enjoy the lake and river overlooks. Stop and have some ice cream at one of the many...
We took a week and did 3 of the side trips and parts of a 4th. Each corner turned brought more stunning scenery and warm people. Something for just about everyone, as long you don't expect the Ritz Carlton or Four Seasons.
I'm so happy I found out about this gem! I rode the portion between Creston to Kootenay Bay took the ferry and went from Balfour to Nelson. The scenery is amazing, the road is well maintained and traffic was almost non existent as it was a week day. Although not part of this loop, the stretch between Nelson to Kaslo...
Spectacular scenery on this loop which is billed as one of North America's most scenic routes. Take the side trips with beautiful lakes and rivers. Not to mention the wildlife depending on the time of year. Fantastic and adventurous!
Excellent road trip if you enjoy driving on roads without traffic and lights.....thru mostly smaller towns....GREAT views of GOD's creation.....fine maps from the Selkirk Loop headqtrs.....by all means stop at the Creston Valley Motel as part of your lodging