FOR GOOD OL' GOATS AND TRAVELING FOLKS
Nestled in the Purcell mountain and tucked alongside the Moyie River in British Columbia - Yahk is a quiet but quirky village surrounded by serene natural beauty that belies it's once raucous past as a railway boom town! Yahk has a rich history dating back to the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, which played a significant role in the development of the village. Today the area's proximity to the Canada-USA border crossing at Kingsgate and nearby Cranbrook and Creston Valley makes it a popular destination for visitors looking to kick back, relax and smell the Pines.
Nature lovers will enjoy the Moyie River for fishing, swimming, and other outdoor activities. The area is also home to many campgrounds and RV parks and motels dotted along the river's edge, which make for great places for those who like to camp or keep it simple. Additionally, the Yahk-Kingsgate Hall is an excellent place for family get-togethers and reunions, adding to the village's charm and community spirit.
While in Yahk, be sure to visit the local artisan shops such as the Yahk Soap Company and Two Scoops Steve's Ice Cream shop. You can even spot goats on the roof of the soap shop, making it a unique and memorable experience. Come and experience the beauty and quaintness of Yahk for yourself!