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A small yet vibrant community, the Village of Balfour is tucked along and above the shores of Kootenay Lake. When you get near the junction of Hwy 3A and Hwy 31A, you are in Balfour country – much more than a few shops and restaurants at the ferry landing!
Balfour was originally a steamboat terminus for all the mining activities up and down Kootenay Lake. In 1889, a wealthy...