The Creston Valley enjoys four distinct seasons, and we have a hard time picking our favourite!

Use the information in this section to check the current weather and road conditions.



Know What's On the Horizon 
And on the road Ahead


CURRENT KooTEnAy PASS HIghway Conditions

Tips For TRavel In The ARea

  • Weather and driving conditions on nearby Kootenay Pass or along Kootenay Lake can vary significantly from the Creston Valley , so be sure to check road conditions before you set off.

  • October 1 – April 30 Highway 3 & 3-A  are designated as winter tire/chain routes, and it is mandatory for all vehicles traveling on them to use winter-rated tires.

  • Always carry an emergency kit and have clothing available appropriate to the weather that you will experience outside your vehicle.

  • During fall and winter keep your eyes open for wildlife near the roads, and make sure that your travel here is safe and enjoyable.