If you enjoy the quiet life where time seems to slow down, this may just be the place for you. Fruitvale is a warm and welcoming community located just 15 minutes east of Trail and is a wonderful place to raise a family. The village has its own elementary school, as well as a grocery store, doctors, dentists, a pharmacy, gas stations, and many other unique stores and restaurants.
Fruitvale is home to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Junior B hockey club of the KIJHL and it also has beautiful baseball and soccer fields. The town has many parks, walking trails and cycling paths for you to enjoy an evening stroll. The village is home to a number of families who work in other nearby communities, but also hosts a large and successful lumber mill, a Kootenay Savings Credit Union branch, doctors and dentist’s offices, as well as many other things.