is now Canada's smallest city, but when it was incorporated
in 1897 it was one of the mining
boom towns. After World War One, the mining boom collapsed
and Greenwood was all but deserted. In the early 1940's over
1000 Japanese Canadians were interned interned in Greenwood.
is not only the smallest city in Canada, but also a great
Canadian tourist attraction. Located along Highway #3 between
Osoyoos and Grand Forks, Green wood is nestled in the Boundary
region between the Okanagan and the Kootenays of southern
offers attractions and historical sites set amid BC's natural
beauty. It is a great place to explore or just relax.
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748 metres (2,454 ft.)
Greenwood is serviced by commercial bus line or follow
The Crowsnest Highway #3 east from Osoyoos or west from Grand
Attractions: Greenwood Museum, restored
heritage buildings, Lotzkar Park, Jewel Lake Provincial
Park, Phoenix Ski Hill, Wilgress Lake
- Founders Day
Located within Greenwood are motels, campground and RV
park as well as the City Park campsite which is operated by
the Greenwood Board of Trade (est. 1899). There is a small
fee per night. This is in effect from May 1st until early
Nov. and includes wood for a campfire. A provincial park and
lake resort are close to the town.
Greenwood Visitor Info Centre
214 Copper Street, Box 399, Greenwood, BC V0H 1J0
Telephone: (250) 445-6355 • Fax: (250) 445-6355
Board of Trade
430 Greenwood, BC V0H 1J0
Tel: (250) 445-6323 • Fax: (250) 445-6166