Sparwood is a family-friendly Rocky Mountain community nestled in the heart of BC's Elk Valley

Sparwood is situated in the South-Eastern corner of BC. In fact, if you're visiting us from the east, we're the first community in the west (of BC, that is). Our community offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities just out the back door that include world-class skiing, fishinghiking and hunting or simply spending time in the great outdoors. The coal mining heritage that Sparwood was founded on makes it one of the world's greatest places to live and is still full of friendly folks and hard working families.

Our community is home to many things to do and see. Whether you're staying to play, coming to work, or simply passing through, be sure to take advantage of all the great things that make our community special.

For additional information on things to doplaces to stay, and community information just contact us.

See for yourself all that Sparwood has to offer for amenities.


Sparwood is constantly developing vibrant and dynamic cultural programs, see what we have to offer.

Arts & Culture

From the big green truck, to our walk of mining equipment, Sparwood has lots of attractions to offer.


Get to know Sparwood and join us for some of our gatherings and events throughout the year.

Community events

Find out more about getting to Sparwood.

Getting here

There's a lot to discover here, find it all with our interactive maps.

Interactive Map

There's endless reasons why you should move to Sparwood, discover them for yourself.

moving to sparwood

Learn about Sparwood's parking services and parking regulations.


Through the Visitor Centre at the first stop off point in BC from Alberta, thousands of visitors are provided with information about Sparwood and the beautiful Elk Valley as well as the rest of British Columbia.

Visitor Information Centre