Ymir BC is a small community, population of 200 - 300, in the West Kootenays, which is about 29 km (18 mi.) south of Nelson.  Ymir's history is rooted in mining; in the 1860s silver, copper and gold were discovered and mined.

When visiting, make sure to check out The Ymir Arts and Museum Society, which promotes the Arts and Culture in Ymir and the preservation the Ymir Schoolhouse so it can be a venue for community Arts and Cultural events.

Ymir accommodations include hotels and bed and breakfasts and campgrounds.

Hotel Ymir Country Resort
Box 115
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