Sparwood Tourism, Canada

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Sparwood is a district municipality in the Canadian Province of British Columbia. It is the second largest community on the Elk River. Located approximately 30 kilometers from Fernie, the District Municipality of Sparwood has approximately 4200 residents. Sparwood is quite large for its population, taking up an area of 191.01 square kilometers and incorporating the local coal mines. In the late 1800s, there was a railroad stop known as Sparwood, which was so named because of the trees from this area being shipped to the Coast for manufacturing SPARS for ocean vessels. The barn scenes from Disney's 1985 film The Journey of Natty Gann were filmed here. Sparwood is also home to the 2011 B.C provincial champion boys snowboarding team.()


Is Sparwood in Canada on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Calgary, Canada. Attractions in Calgary include The Calgary Zoo, Calgary Stampede Park, Heritage Park Historical Village. Tour packages of Sparwood are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Sparwood*

  • Sparwood: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sparwood for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sparwood.

    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Sparwood - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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