Camp Blue Point

Blue Point is located on Hwy 3A,  on the East shore of Kootenay Lake, 30 minutes from downtown Creston (approx. 40 km).  Heading north from Creston, it is about 1 km north of the Glass House, with an address of 11441 on a visible address post in the pullout above the camp.

Booking

Contact Kim Asquith to inquire about booking.

Fees

  • $25/day for Kootenay Area Guiding groups
  • $40/day for other groups

About Camp Blue Point

Blue Point is situated on .87 hectares of treed property bordering the lake shore.

Outdoor facilities

  • There are six tent platforms and six fire pits for outdoor cooking.
  • A large fire pit is near the beach accommodates campfire time.
  • There is plenty of area for wide games and for exploring nature.
  • There is a sandy beach and a swimming area.
  • There are 3 pumpable toliets, and an outdoor portable shower stall.

Indoor facilities

  • There is hot and cold potable water piped into the lodge.
  • The large lodge has a well-supplied kitchen with two electric stoves, a commercial griddle, two electric fridges, a small deep freeze and a microwave.
  • There is a plentiful supply of dishes, pots, pans, cutlery, and kitchen utensils.
  • There is seating for 48 at mealtimes. A small airtight wood heater provides warmth when needed.
  • There is a bunk room with six bunks, underneath the main lodge facility.
  • Renters must supply their own tea towels, first aid kit, axes, shovels, tent and tarps.

Good to know…

There is a general store at Destiny Bay, approx. 5 kms north on Hwy 3A.

A thirty minute drive north takes you to Kootenay Bay and a leisurely ferry ride and short drive to Nelson, Cody Caves or Ainsworth Hot Springs.  The Creston Valley Wildlife Centre, an international RAMSAR site, is about 45 minutes south.