Greenwood, British Columbia


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Greenwood
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Greenwood, BC
Canada's Smallest City

Greenwood City Hall

Greenwood is now Canada's smallest city, but when it was incorporated in 1897 it was one of the mining boom towns. After World War One, the mining boom collapsed and Greenwood was all but deserted. In the early 1940's over 1000 Japanese Canadians were interned interned in Greenwood.

Greenwood is not only the smallest city in Canada, but also a great Canadian tourist attraction. Located along Highway #3 between Osoyoos and Grand Forks, Green wood is nestled in the Boundary region between the Okanagan and the Kootenays of southern British Columbia.

Greenwood offers attractions and historical sites set amid BC's natural beauty. It is a great place to explore or just relax.

Many turn-of-the-century buildings have been restored, including: the Courthouse, Post Office and MacArthur Centre.

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City Information

Population: 776

Elevation: 748 metres (2,454 ft.)

Greenwood

Access: Greenwood is serviced by commercial bus line or follow The Crowsnest Highway #3 east from Osoyoos or west from Grand Forks.

Recreation Facilities & Activities: Trans Canada Trail, trout fishing, ice-fishing, downhill & cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, biking, boating.

Local Attractions: Greenwood Museum, restored heritage buildings, Lotzkar Park, Jewel Lake Provincial Park, Phoenix Ski Hill, Wilgress Lake

July - Founders Day

Accommodations: Located within Greenwood are motels, campground and RV park as well as the City Park campsite which is operated by the Greenwood Board of Trade (est. 1899). There is a small fee per night. This is in effect from May 1st until early Nov. and includes wood for a campfire. A provincial park and lake resort are close to the town.

For Information:
Greenwood Visitor Info Centre
214 Copper Street, Box 399, Greenwood, BC V0H 1J0
Telephone: (250) 445-6355 Fax: (250) 445-6355
E-mail: museum@sunshinecable.com

Greenwood Board of Trade
Box 430 Greenwood, BC V0H 1J0
Tel: (250) 445-6323 Fax: (250) 445-6166
E-mail: gbtic@direct.ca

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1905 Warren Avenue, Kimberley, B.C. V1A 2Y5
Telephone: (250) 427-4838, Fax: (250) 427-3344
Email: info@kootenayrockies.com
Web: www.kootenayrockies.com
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