Basecamp of the Kootenay’s

With its enormous snowy peaks and clear lakes, Cranbrook offers easy access to world class skiing, golfing, backcountry adventures, endless mountain bike trails, mineral hot springs, as well as a vibrant arts and culture scene.

Access to quality healthcare, education, and employment all contribute to our enviable quality of life. Cranbrook has all the charm of a small town with the added advantages of a big city.

We love our neighbours and encourage visitors to extend their stay and check out Kimberley, Fernie, Invermere & Creston.

  • Proximity
  • Regional Hub
  • Leadership Vision
  • Growth Potential
  • Rural Innovation
  • Urban Development
  • Safe and Secure
  • Diverse Economy
  • Digital and Connected


Nestled between the Rocky Mountains to the east and the Purcell Mountains to the west, Cranbrook is a natural wonder, boasting more hours of sunlight annually than any other location in the province. With our mild climate and minimal seismic activity and extreme weather events, businesses can operate seamlessly throughout the year.

Cranbrook’s residents revel in an outdoor-oriented lifestyle, with easy access to hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing trails, as well as rivers and lakes for fishing, boating, paddleboarding, and white-water rafting. Within a 25-minute drive, visitors can explore eight golf courses and an alpine resort, making Cranbrook an ideal year-round tourism destination.