Community & Lifestyle

Whiskey Jack Resort is a family-friendly mountain community that exudes an ambiance of natural luxury. Established in 2007, our 675-acre development boasts a four-season recreational lifestyle. Enjoy everything from world-class skiing and fishing to hiking and hunting or just exploring the outdoors. As part of the masterplan, the resort will also offer world-class golfing enhanced with the backdrop of the Kootenay Rockies.

Mountain Lifestyle

Whiskey Jack Resort backs onto miles of Crown Land, allowing residents and visitors access to a seemingly endless supply of terrain to explore. Enjoy breathtaking views of mountain ranges, waterfalls and 100-year-old cedars. The mountains are accessible for mountain biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, walking, biking and running. Plus, a trail network is slated for the resort itself.

Downhill Skiing

The world-famous Fernie Alpine Resort is only 20 minutes from the resort and Castle Mountain Resort, an undiscovered gem, is a 40-minute drive east. You can also enjoy snow cat skiing 20 minutes away from Whiskey Jack.


The Elk Valley abounds with wildlife, such as bighorn sheep, mountain goats, bears, elk and deer. If you are an avid angler, this is the place to be. The Elk River, which is just a stone’s throw from Whiskey Jack Resort, is known for its abundance of native cutthroat and bull trout.

Lakes & Rivers:

The Resort backs on to Michel Creek and lies just upstream from where these crystal-clear waters join the world-class Elk River. The sandy shores of Lake Koocanusa and family-friendly Surveyors Lake are just 40 minutes away. The Elk Valley is also home to hot mineral pools.

Prime Location

Whiskey Jack is located in Sparwood, which is the heart of the Elk Valley and the southern gateway to B.C. With approximately 4,200 residents, Sparwood is the second largest community in the Elk Valley. Whiskey Jack Resort benefits from and contributes to Sparwood’s family friendly atmosphere and outdoor-oriented lifestyle. The resort can easily be reached by motorists coming from Alberta and B.C.