Yahk – Kingsgate

Kootenay Employment Services continues to work closely with the Regional District of Central Kootenays Director to support employment in the Yahk – Kingsgate community. Yahk – Kingsgate is an unincorporated hamlet in southeastern British Columbia, Canada, just north of the Canada-U.S. border. Yahk Provincial Park borders the village to the south. Yahk is located on the Moyie River. Yahk is a small, but very active community, with an elementary school, a post office, two general stores, motels, a hotel and pub, restaurants, private and provincial campgrounds and a local newspaper. Yahk is a convenient stopover town for travellers northbound to the BC Rockies or southbound to the United States and the communities of British Columbia to the west. Yahk has an approximate population of 400.