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 a population of approximately 400.