This working forestry community has moderately priced residential homes suitable for retirement or recreation. Canal Flats is nestled in the heart of the Kootenays halfway between Cranbrook to the south and Invermere to the north.
It is a place where one can experience Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep and deer roaming the streets. Canal Flats offers a variety of amenities, such as a public beach, arena, curling rink, golf course and parks. This is the centre for great hunting and fishing, and home of "The Flats" 9 hole golf course.