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The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake

Susan Hulland

The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake

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Published by Friends of West Kootenay Parks in [Nelson, B.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pilot Bay Lighthouse (B.C.) -- History.,
  • Kootenay Lake Region (B.C.) -- History.,
  • Pilot Bay Provincial Marine Park (B.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Susan Hulland.
    ContributionsFriends of West Kootenay Parks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18654124M
    ISBN 100968208304
    OCLC/WorldCa37195933

      by Sam McBride. A reguular topic of discussion this summer in the West Kootenay region is the future of the Kootenay Lake Ferry. Consulting company SNC Lavalin concluded in a study for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) that the West terminal for the ferry service at Balfour be abandoned, and replaced by a new terminal to be constructed at a greenfield site at north. Kootenay Lake is a lake located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Kootenay River. The lake has been raised by the Corra Linn Dam and has a dike system at the southern end, which, along with industry in the ss, has changed the ecosystem in and around the water.


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The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake by Susan Hulland Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following excerpt from The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake book Department of Marine’s annual report for describes Pilot Bay Lighthouse: A lighthouse was established on Pilot point, on the east shore of Kootenay lake, and was put in operation on January 1, Pilot Bay Lighthouse On June 30Coast Guard employees turned off the light which had guided mariners on the lake since Even worse, the review The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake book by the Federal Government declared the lighthouse unnecessary and plans were made to tear it down.

The Pilot Bay Lighthouse is a white, wood frame, three-storey tower with a tapered form located on the northern part of the Pilot Peninsula that extends into Kootenay Lake near the community The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake book Crawford Bay in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia.

Impressions of the Past: The Early History of the Communities of Crawford Bay, Gray Creek, Kootenay Bay, Pilot Bay and Riondel on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake, British Columbia (Riondel, BC: Riondel and Area Historical Society, ) Turner, Robert D.

Pilot Bay lighthouse trail ½ to 1 hour return- accessible for children and seniors This short trail leads to an historic lighthouse built in Turn south on Pilot Bay Road from the Kootenay Bay ferry landing.

At km there’s a small trail sign and parking area. It is an easy 10 – 15 minute walk on a broad The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake book up through mossy forest. On of the delights of Pilot Bay Park is Sawmill Cove, perhaps the warmest, most sheltered spot on Kootenay Lake.

This is the trail alongside the cove. This is the trail alongside the cove. These metamorphic rocks at Boomer’s Landing reflect a continental collision.

The first European exploration of the West Kootenay was by David Thompson betweenalthough he never saw the future site of Nelson. InWilliam Kittson of the Hudson’s Bay Company recorded the first journey down Kootenay Lake’s west arm to the Columbia River.

He was followed by Captain Palliser in and Edgar Dewdney in BAY RIONDEL KOOTENAY LAKE KASLO KOOTENAY LAKE E K O O T E N A Y B P A S S 3 3 21 21 Ryan Provincial Park M O Duck Lake Lighthouse Trail Pilot Bay Trail Balancing Rock Trail Thompson Rim Trail Gray Creek Trans-Canada Trail T r a i l c o n t i n u e s R t o Ki m b Black Bear Books & Co˜ee House Black Bear Books Kingfisher Used.

Imagine a place where nature feeds your body and soul, where clean air encourages outdoor recreation, and where fresh flavours delight the senses. Restored but not functional historical lighthouse highlight of Pilot Bay Provincial Park.

Easy hike from Pilot Bay Road to lighthouse on well-maintained trail. Visitors will need to be able to climb ladders to reach top outside balcony for lake view/5(22). Pilot Bay Lighthouse Trail (½ to 1 hour return) Near Kootenay Bay.

This short trail leads to an historic lighthouse, built in To get there, turn south on Pilot Bay Road from the Kootenay Bay ferry landing. At km. there’s a small blue and white trail sign on the right, just before the road ends.

Pilot Bay is a ghost town located in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. The town is located west of Crawford Bay on the east side of Kootenay Lake, opposite the entrance to West Arm Provincial Park. In the early s, the Hendryx interests built a smelter on the east The history of Pilot Bay Lighthouse on Kootenay Lake book of Kootenay Lake Country: Canada.

It was “lighted” for the first time J with an oil lamp. At the time it was the fourth navigational aid on Kootenay Lake, but Pilot Bay would be the only one built to look like a. This easy hike offers extreme scenery along the blue vista of Kootenay Lake. With access to multiple beaches of smooth pebbles and clear water, Pilot Peninsula is a choice day hike.

SUMMARY Map: Pilot Bay Provincial Park (note: the trail goes beyond park boundaries) Trailhead: Pilot Bay Road, close to the Kootenay Bay ferry landing. Historical lighthouse gives views of Kootenay Lake Restored but not functional historical lighthouse highlight of Pilot Bay Provincial Park.

Easy hike from Pilot /5(22). Kootenay Bay. Prior toKootenay Bay was only a flag stop for the paddlewheelers, which nosed right up onto the pebble beach there. In there was a pack trail to Crawford Bay and Gray Creek, which was upgraded to a wagon trail inbut the steep terrain kept Kootenay Bay quite isolated.

The Fraser family, who emigrated here inended up owning a lot of the land in the area. Pilot Bay Lighthouse was taken out of service on June 30 th after 89 years of service.

Then in it was transferred to the BC Government where it became part of the Pilot Bay Provincial Park. BC Environment and BC Hydro began a five–year experimental fertilization project in North Arm of Kootenay Lake. The Lighthouse is awesome but so is pilot bay. Great place for beachcoming, shell finding, looking for sea glass, fishing, camping or just sun bathing.

So much to do in this area. It is also worth visiting Crawford bay and seeing the iron forge or the broom making shop.5/5(22). Kootenay Bay is a small lakeside resort community located in the Creston Valley, along the eastern shore of Kootenay Lake.

Although Kootenay Bay is located in what was once a rich mining area, the town itself was never a mining camp. Location: Kootenay Bay is located on Highway 3A on the eastern shore of Kootenay Lake, and serves as the eastern. Kootenay Lake is a lake located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Kootenay lake has been raised by the Corra Linn Dam and has a dike system at the southern end, which, along with industry in the ss, has changed the ecosystem in and around the water.

The Kootenay Lake ferry is a year-round toll-free ferry that crosses between Kootenay Bay and on: Kootenay region, British Columbia. If you’re looking for more historic strolls, check the Pilot Bay Lighthouse Trail near the Kootenay Bay ferry. Distinct in its own rite, the Route has some incredible marshes and wetland trails.

Pilot Bay Provincial Park, Crawford Bay: See 22 reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Pilot Bay Provincial Park, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 7 attractions in Crawford Bay/5(22).

Kootenay Bay, BC - International Selkirk Loop Kootenay Bay is the eastern terminus of the Kootenay Lake Ferry. Directly adjacent to the ferry landing are a few eateries and access to Pilot Bay Provincial Park, where you can take a minute hike to the historic lighthouse.

Local volunteers have since restored the Pilot Bay lighthouse, which was originally constructed in The lighthouse once guided those transporting supplies between mining communities by water and still serves as a beacon of comfort for those working in logging and mining camps around Kootenay Lake.

Pilot Bay, British Columbia. 12 likes. Pilot Bay is a ghost town located in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. The town is located west of 5/5.

To starboard the seven kilometre long Pilot Peninsula reaches south like a crippled left hand, palm down, forming and protecting Crawford Bay from the raunchy waters of the Lake. Three miles from Kootenay Bay, in the lee of the hand’s wizened thumb with its little bright white lighthouse, 1 is Pilot Bay where, on a acre site applied for.

Visit a Tipi Camp nature retreat, the historic Pilot Bay Lighthouse, the Artisans of Crawford Bay or the old mining town of Riondel.

Within an hours drive is a spectacular wetlands bird sanctuary with it’s miles of trails, and the town of Creston. Pilot Bay Provincial Park: Hike to Pilot Bay Lighthouse - See 22 traveler reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for Crawford Bay, Canada, at Tripadvisor.5/5(22).

This last August, I visited the site of the Pilot Bay Smelter for the first time. It is curious that it took me so long to wander through this local bit of industrial history, despite the fact that it is visible from the Main Lake ferry.

Find a home on Kootenay Lake and live in paradise for less than you thought possible. Beautiful 13 plus acres in Kootenay Bay BC - Duration: History Help About; Press.

minute Pilot Bay Lighthouse Trail near Kootenay Bay leads to an historic lighthouse; The one-hour Pilot Bay Marine Park Trail leads through varying terrain as it follows the lakeshore; Plaid Lake Hiking Trail near Crawford Bay is a full-day hike to the alpine Country: Canada.

The Kootenay Lake Archives is operated by volunteers. We have a number of ongoing projects that require committed individuals to succeed.

We are also interested in speaking to high-school students interested in developing computer and database skills on projects involving the digitization of our collection, especially those thinking of a career in library or archival sciences. The peace and quiet of Kootenay Lake affords visitors to Crawford Bay a wonderful escape from city life, and plenty of opportunities for a variety of water related activities.

Location: Crawford Bay is located on Highway 3A on the eastern shore of Kootenay Lake, 6 miles (10 km) west of the eastern terminal of the Kootenay Lake ferry at. Pilot Bay Resort Box 60 Kootenay Bay, British Columbia V0B 1X0 Canada.

Phone or Fax: () Reservation requirements: We accept advance reservations with your (MasterCard or Visa) credit card information as security. In the event you do not have a credit card, you may mail a cheque for the first night’s accommodation. Prior toKootenay Bay was only a flag stop for the paddle wheelers, which nosed right up onto the pebble beach there.

In there was a pack trail to Crawford Bay and Gray Creek, which was upgraded to a wagon trail inbut the steep terrain kept Kootenay Bay quite isolated.

Kootenay Lake Provincial Park is divided into the following sites: Campbell Bay Coffee Creek Davis Creek/Lost Ledge: Davis Creek and Lost Ledge are two campgrounds situated on the north-western shore of Kootenay Lake offering lake views and shady, secluded campsites.

Both sites are very picturesque and are popular with anglers and families for. From here you can access the historic Pilot Peninsula Lighthouse and Pilot Bay Provincial Park via Pilot Bay Road, heading south from the ferry landing.

The park includes Sawmill Bay, the most protected waters on Kootenay Lake, with a few boat or hike in campsites and a nice picnic spot. A beautiful walking trail through the park follows the. Bart and Elaine had been vacationing East Shore Kootenay Lake for years with their three children.

One of their dreams has been to live on Kootenay Lake. And this dream came true with their purchase of Two Bears Cabin in Most weekends when the cabin is not booked, it becomes Bart and Elaine's weekend cabin getaway.5/5(29).

Interior British Columbia Lighthouses. Kootenay Lake Lighthouses Note: Kootenay Lake is a long, fjord-like lake in the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia.

The lake is km (65 mi) long and generally only km ( mi) wide. ** Pilot Bay. A winding path beneath the bridge leads to the rocky lakeshore and a lookout called the lighthouse which offers a spectacular view of beautiful Kootenay Lake.

Tours of the estate are available seven days a week, May to October. A gift shop is also located on property. Just 40 km (25 mi) south of Crawford Bay on the shores of Kootenay Lake. Pdf across the lake on the Kootenay Lake Pdf – the world’s longest free scenic ferry – that operates between Kootenay Bay on the east shore and Balfour on the west.

In the summer, two ferries operate a total of 15 crossings daily with the first departure leaving Kootenay bay at am and the last return trip leaving Balfour at 9.Contact Pilot Bay Resort on Kootenay Bay lake at for a great destination for world class fishing, golfing and camping. We have a variety of cabins for rent, RV camping and we even offer guided fishing charters and more!Kootenay Ebook - East Shore Daily Happenings.

K likes. Mission To promote local events, activities and going on's on the beautiful East Shore of Kootenay Lake and surrounding Kootenay Lake Followers: K.