Fort Steele (Kootenay Rockies)
1. Cranbrook (City) / Jim Smith Lake / Norbury Lakes / Perry Creek / St. Eugene Mission / St. Mary River / Wild Horse River (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 426-4211 - Leave a Public Review
The area around Cranbrook was formerly known as Joseph's Prairie, and here the Kootenay Indian village of A'Qkis ga'ktlect (meaning 'two streams going along together') once stood.
2. Fort Steele / Mount Fisher / Mather Creek (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Mount Fisher - After Jack Fisher, who discovered gold on Wild Horse Creek in 1863. The mining camp that sprang up here after this discovery was named Fisherville.
  3. Jimsmith Lake Park (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  4. Lumberton (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
5. Mayook (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Mayook - In 1906 the local postmaster, R.B. Benedict, wrote to Ottawa that the settlement was named after a local Kootenay Indian family of some means. He added, 'They are respectable and speak English fairly well.'
  6. Moyie Lake Park (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  7. North Star (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  8. Old Town (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  9. Saint Mary's 1A (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  10. St. Eugene Mission (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  11. St. Mary's 1 (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  12. Wanklyn (Cranbrook, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
13. Wycliffe (Cranbrook, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Wycliffe - After John Wycliffe (1330?-84), English church reformer and translator of the Bible. He has been described as 'the morning star of the Reformation.'
  14. Bummers Flat 6 (Wasa, 20km) - Leave a Public Review
  15. Premier Lake (Wasa, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
16. Skookumchuck (Wasa, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Skookumchuck - In the Chinook jargon, skookumchuck means 'turbulent water' or 'rapid torrent' (skookum = 'strong'; chuck = 'water'). Also SKOOKUMCVIUCK NARROWS, Sechelt Inlet.
17. Ta Ta Creek / Hahas Lake (Wasa, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Hahas Lake - From the Kootenay Indian word meaning 'skunk.'
18. Wasa (Wasa, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Wasa - Named by Nils Hanson after Vasa, a coastal town in his native Finland. Nearby Wasa Lake was formerly Hanson Lake.
  19. Wasa Lake Park (Wasa, 20km) - Leave a Public Review