There are many ways to view our beautiful town
During a walk
On a bike
Atop a mountain looking down
From a boat on the lake
From a ‘copter in the sky
Which ever you choose
Nelson’s charm is sure to catch your eye.
Today lets explore Nelson from high above.
Take a hike up Elephant Mountain to Pulpit Rock for a breathtaking view of Nelson and the surrounding mountains.
(Optional) A 30 minute video of the hike from Johnston Rd up to Pulpit Rock.
Kootenay Valley Helicopters in Nelson offers 3 magnificent tours:
Nelson West Arm Park – 15 minutes
Valhalla Mountains – 60 minutes
Kokanee Glacier Park – 35 minutes
Gyro Park is located above Nelson on a rock outcropping. From here you can view downtown Nelson, the Kootenay River, Rotary Lakeside Park and the famous orange bridge.
(Optional) A 13 minute video of a stroll through Gyro Park.
Enjoy a round of golf at Nelson’s Granite Pointe Golf Course while taking in beautiful panoramas of Nelson, and the Selkirk / Purcell mountain ranges.
Whatever ride you choose
To view Nelson from high above
One thing is for sure …
You’re bound to fall in love.