Located on both banks of the Columbia River, Trail is surrounded by the Monashee and Selkirk Mountains in traditional Ktunaxa and Sinixt territories.


Trail’s economy relies predominantly on industry, with Teck Resources at the core. Trail Memorial Centre contains the Trail & District Public Library, The Trail Smoke Eaters hockey team, the Trail Museum and the Sports Hall of Memories.


The city has spectacular bridges and beautiful parks and is known for its strong Italian character.

Trail houses the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital and Trail Regional Airport.