Note:  this map is a bit out of date- Hungry Wolf is now Mama Sita's, and 

     there is a Home Hardware just north of the Firehall, now. 

          New map coming soon!

   Winlaw, B.C. is located in the heart of the lower Slocan Valley.

    "Downtown" Winlaw, on Highway 6, features:

  • Winlaw MiniMart a convenience store with a large selection of foods liquor and goods, and gas station; open 7 am to 9 pm weekdays, 8 am to 9 pm weekends.
  • Winlaw Post Office open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat 9 to 12; closed from 1 til 2 pm weekdays.
  • Mama Sita's Cafe, a cozy, eclectic restaurant offering conventional, vegetarian and ethnic food; open 8 am til 8 pm; 7 am til 9 pm in summer; there is often entertainment, inside in the winter and outside in the summer, offering a festival-like atmosphere.
  • Sleep Is For Sissies is a take-out or sit-down, licensed eatery in a greenhouse-like setting, for a quick bite, featuring coffee, wraps and other delights.  There is entertainment often, and a skating rink behind, in those winter months that make it possible (and ice sculptures!).
  • Gaia Tree Whole Foods features organic foods and produce, much grown locally- located next to Mama Sita's Cafe.
  • Earth Spirit a metaphysical bookstore, videos and much more.
  • Egg-Cetera Feed has livestock feed, pet food and treats, fresh eggs and more!
  • Rambling Rose has all sorts of new and used treasures, especially, but not limited to, clothing.
  • The Spicer Centre and Cedar Creek Gardens have various shopping possibilities, like Emery's Herbals (they have all kinds of herbal remedies, teas, tinctures, essential oils, etc), a craft store, etc. An ecclectic mix!
  • Winlaw Elementary School has a large playground and field, paved basketball court and community library.
  • Winlaw Nature Park nearby, has trails, a beach and a play area.  Winter and summer activities abound!
  • Winlaw Hall nearby, just up the highway, and with a back trail to our campground to the hall, has facilities for events and gatherings, a commercial kitchen, and a large field outside too.
  • Fomi's Bakery is about a km north of us, on the highway, and features all kinds of yummy breads, take-out foods, bakery goodies, borscht, and a cozy little indoor area to have a nice snack or meal, or a coffee.  Closed Sundays, Mondays.
  • The Slocan Valley Rail Trail -"Spirit of 2010", a "Rails to Trails"  recreation corridor that runs from South Slocan to Slocan, is a wonderful trail for non-motorized use by horse riders, mountain bikers, runners, walkers, hikers, wildlife viewers, photographers, and in the winter, cross-country skiiers and snowshoers.  Please pick up after your pooches.