New Denver offers many amenities of interest to visitors and residents alike and below you will find key information about Village-owned facilities. For information about other local activities and amenities, please visit the links page.

Bosun Hall

Bosun Hall

The Bosun Hall has served as a gathering place in the community for over 100 years. Proceeds from The Donation Store (on Main Street) support its operation. To book the Bosun Hall, please contact Bev Casley (250-358-7771) or Carol Bell (
You can also find us on Facebook at the Bosun Hall, New Denver B.C.
Bosun Hall on Facebook

Centennial Campground

Centennial Campground, located along the shore of Slocan Lake, has 44 sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Rates including taxes are $23-$30 per night, from May 1 – September 30, with a maximum stay of 14 days. Public washrooms, coin-operated showers and a sani-dump station are located in the campground. The campground attendants can be contacted May-October at the following phone number:

Centennial Park

Centennial Park is located on the south side of Carpenter Creek and surrounds the campground. In addition to sports fields, swimming area, public boat launch, beach volleyball court and children’s playground, our park features a new gazebo for community use. Council permission is required for events held in Centennial Park. Applicable policies can be viewed here: Centennial Park Rental Policy v02 Please click on the following link to download the rental agreement:Centennial Park rental agreement v02

Knox Hall

Knox Hall, located at 521 6th Avenue, is the site for many community meetings. The capacity for the Hall is 44 people and is 29x 35 feet. There is a no alcohol policy in this hall so please refer to the Bosun Hall for events including liquor. Rental rates, before applicable taxes, are $25/hour, $70/half day, $110/full day and community groups may be eligible for a discounted rate of $350/year. Bookings can be made through the Village Office.
Kohan Garden

Kohan Garden

The Kohan Garden is a beautiful public Japanese-style garden, established in 1989. The serene lakeside grounds honour the Japanese Canadians relocated to the BC Interior in 1942. From May through September a Kohan Garden Map and Plant Key is available for $1.00 from the Campground Attendant. Please contact Barb Yeomans (250-358-7765) if you wish to hold an event in the Kohan Garden.
The Kohan Garden can also be found on Facebook

Mori Trail

The Mori Trail provides breathtaking views of Slocan Lake and surrounding area as it follows the shoreline from Carpenter Creek northwards to Bigelow Bay. This walking trail can be accessed from many different points in town.

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is a National Historic Site which tells the story of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians who were forcibly relocated during World War II. Located on the site of “The Orchard” internment camp, the NIMC contains original buildings, period artifacts and interpretive displays as well as the Heiwa Teien Peace Garden, designed by the late Mr. Roy Sumi. The site is operated by the Village of New Denver.

Location: 306 Josephine St. New Denver, BC
Open from: May 1 - September 30
Hours of operation: 10:00am-5:00pm
Admission rate: $9.00/adult, $7.00/student or senior, $20/family
Annual passes: $20.00/adult, $15.00/student or senior, $40.00/family.
For any additional information, please contact

Telephone: 250-358-7288 or the Village of New Denver Office at 250-358-2316 in off season.

The Reading Centre

The Reading Centre, located on the lower level of the Knox Hall has an excellent selection of books and recordings available for loan. Staffed by volunteers, the Reading Centre is open Tuesday & Thursday from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
New Denver Cemetary

New Denver and Area Cemetery

The New Denver and Area Cemetery, with graves dating to 1892, is located on Highway 31A overlooking the town. For more information, please contact the Village Office.
Silvery Slocan Museum

Silvery Slocan Museum

The Silvery Slocan Museum, located in the former Bank of Montreal building on Main Street, has been a fixture in the community for over 100 years. The museum features exhibits about the area’s heritage, including its mining, logging and agricultural history, as well as the recently restored Lancet motor launch. Admission is by donation. The museum also houses the local Chamber of Commerce Visitor Info Centre. Open daily 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., May long weekend through Labour Day.
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