B.C. is located in the heart of the lower Slocan Valley. "Downtown"
Winlaw, on Highway 6, features:
MiniMart a convenience store with a large selection of foods
liquor and goods, and gas station; open 7 am to 9 pm weekdays,
8 am to 9 pm weekends.
Winlaw Post Office open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat 9 to 12;
closed from 1 til 2 pm weekdays.
Cedar Creek Cafe, a cozy, eclectic restaurant offering
conventional, vegetarian and ethnic food; open 8 am til 8 pm;
7 am til 9 pm in summer; there is often entertainment, inside
inthe winter and outside in the summer, offering a festival-like
Is For Sissies is a take-out or sit-down, licensed eatery
in a greenhouse-like setting, for a quick bite, featuring coffee,
wraps and other delights. There is entertainment often,
and a skating rink behind, in those winter months that make it
Tree Whole Foods features organic foods and produce, much
grown locally- located at the Cedar Creek Cafe.
Spirit a metaphysical bookstore, videos and much more.
Feed has animal feed, fresh eggs and Loomis depot.
MoonMonsters Secret Cave has all sorts of new
and used treasures, especially clothing.
Spicer Centre is home to a school, a wellness centre, with
lots of treasures and used goods, and an agriculture co-op; there
is a Farmer's Market here on Sundays (during the "season"
for this) from 11 am to 2 pm.
Elementary School has a large playground and field, paved
basketball court and community library.
Nature Park nearby, has trails, a beach and a play area.
Winter and summer activities abound!
Hall nearby, just up the highway, and with a back trail to
our campground to the hall, has facilities for gatherings, and
a large field outside too.
- Fomi's Bakery is about a km north of us, on the highway, and features all kinds of yummy breads, take-out foods, bakery goodies, borscht, and a cozy little indoor area to have a nice snack or meal, or a coffee. Closed Sundays, Mondays.
Slocan Valley Rail Trail -"Spirit of 2010", a "Rails to Trails" recreation
corridor that runs from South Slocan to Slocan, is a wonderful
trail for non-motorized use by horse riders, mountain bikers,
runners, walkers, hikers, wildlife viewers, photographers, and
in the winter, cross-country skiiers and snowshoers. Please
pick up after your pooches.