0 Road Crossing
For the entire 25km length of the Westside Legacy Trail,
it crosses Westside Road only once. This paved trail will bring
many new safe opportunities to enjoy being outside.
0 Trailhead Kiosks
Two Trailhead Kiosks will mark the beginning and end of
the Westside Legacy Trail. The trailheads will honour our Donors
and their Legacy, starting with the One Meter of Trail donation level.
0 Parking Areas
There will be four parking areas for visitors to enter
the Westside Legacy Trail, located along Westside Road.
0 Picnic Areas
Enjoy a snack as you travel along the Westside Legacy
Trail at one of the five scenic picnic areas.
0 Creek Crossings
The Westside Legacy will feature one interpretive walkway dubbed “Nature’s Walkway”. In addition the Trail will span four small creeks with environmentally friendly, low-impact, bridges.
0 Interpretive Areas
Pause your trek and enjoy some nature, punctuated by seven
interpretive signs along The Westside Legacy Trail.
Fifteen benches, or rest areas, will dot the Westside Legacy
Trail on particularly beautiful sections. Sit back and enjoy!
Around each Trailhead Kiosk will be up
to ten engraved steel flagstones embedded
in the concrete, each one unique to the donor.
0KM of Land
The Westside Legacy Trail is made possible by generous
landowner donations, allowing this paved trail to be an
uninterrupted 25km long. To be built in seven sections, you will
be able to use each section as construction is completed.
$8 Million Target
The project will cost $8 Million to complete, made up of
grants, cash, in-kind, and landowner donations. This is a
local, community driven fundraising campaign to bring us close
to nature through our trails in the Columbia Valley.
The Westside Legacy Trail is for everyone – we
encourage you to enjoy every metre – Make fond memories, make
it Your Trail! Bring your shoes, bikes or cross country skis
and we will see you out there!
Over $100000 Raised
Work has already begun, this is our Current Progress:
Northern Segments open for public use!
25km of land donated
Regional District of East Kootenay adoption as regional park
Construction of the first 5 segments complete
Over $5,000,000 in cash and in-kind donations secured