Creston, located in the heart of the Creston Valley, boasts a wide plains area at the base of Kootenay Summit coupled with gently undulating land benches leading to the breathtaking Skimmerhorn Mountains. To the immediate north lies Kootenay Lake, and to the south the USA border.
Creston's offers unique a temperate, yet 4-season, climate. The incomparable scenery and agricultural diversity, coupled with award-winning farmer's market, four wineries, organic dairy farms, exceptional artists, artisans, and musicians all weave the fabric of Creston Valley’s culture.
Unlimited recreational resources are at Creston Valley's fingertips! From the incredibly clear waters of Kootenay Lake at your backdoor to easily accessible skiing at 5 ski hills in several locations nearby. Spring to Winter there are outdoor adventures for everyone! Creston also is home to a state-of-the-art swimming facility, ice arena, curling, several active ball diamonds, and a recently opened destination skate board park!
Creston Valley Hospital (CVH) is a 20-bed Acute Care Hospital with an active 24-hour Emergency Department. Acute patient services at CVH include GP Surgery/Anesthesia/Low Risk Obstetrics, inpatient services, and Dialysis. Local Diagnostics are provided through laboratory services, imaging, ultrasound. Support departments at the hospital include pharmacy, dietary, physiotherapy and occupational therapy as well as other ancillary services.
Creston offers four family physician clinics. All Creston GP's provide approximately 1:11 on call emergency services, allowing for optimal work/life balance.