Located in the heart of the West Kootenays, Fruitvale is on the International Selkirk Loop’s Super Side Trip “Rivers,

Dams and Mines,” 18 mi / 30 km west of Salmo, BC. Fruitvale is fond of saying that they are at the “Heart of the Beaver Valley Where Community Spirit Is Our Lifestyle.”

Fruitvale is the hometown of 2003 NHL Rookie of the Year Barrett Jackman, 1996 NHL Stanley Cup winner Adam Deadmarsh and World Cup Skier Diana “Dee Dee” Haight. As a sports-minded community, Fruitvale is also home to the Junior B Cyclone Taylor Cup winning Beaver Valley Nite Hawks Hockey Club, Beaver Valley Little League, Beaver Valley Youth Soccer, Beaver Valley Cross Country Ski Club, Snowmobile Club, Champion Lakes Golf & Country Club, as well as the Champion Lakes Provincial Park and Campground and the Beaver Valley Family Park Campground.

Fruitvale is a clean air community with spectacular natural scenery, unique shopping and friendly people.