Travel Spotlight


The remote community of Newgate is off the beaten path, near the Canada-US Border. The region offers a beautiful natural landscape unique to the Kootenay Rockies. There are numerous trails available to visitors who love the outdoors.

Wide shot of campsite at the Sunshine Houseboat Rentals in Newgate.


Located near the Canada-US Border at the terminus of the Wardner Newgate Rd. There is no crossing to the US from here. From Gold Creek, travel 25 km (15.5 mi) south towards the US border.

A Step Back in Time

Very little is known about the history of this small community.

Contact Information

Kootenay Rockies Tourism

Travel Spotlight
Camping Lodging

The Super Camping / Select Lodging Guide

First Published in 1989