Escape to the Kootenay Rockies in the southeast corner of BC, next to the Alberta border to discover vibrantly coloured lakes and awe-inspiring mountain ranges. Home to four of BC’s seven national parks and four mountain ranges, the area is the perfect place for an outdoor adventure of mountain biking, hiking or skiing. The area’s abundance of lakes and hot springs also make for a relaxing getaway.
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Relax in natural hot springs
Pamper yourself and soak in natural hot springs like Radium Hot Springs, Lussier Hot Springs, and Halfway River Hot Springs.
Nestled in the Kootenay Rockies, Revelstoke is a picturesque mountainside community boasting spectacular views and endless outdoor adventure. Discover world-class skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, kayaking and a vibrant local arts community in this year-round destination.
Discover the quaint village of Radium Hot Springs, a year-round outdoor recreation destination. Check out the famous hot springs, and indulge in the healing mineral waters as you take in the spectacular mountain scenery. Escape into Kootenay National Park for hiking, biking, birding and more. In the winter months, go mountain sledding and ski touring at Panorama Mountain Resort.
Surrounded by five of Canada's most stunning national parks, including Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, Banff and Jasper, Golden is the perfect base from which to explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Find rugged landscapes, spectacular scenery, stunning lakes, mountains, and waterfalls on an unforgettable getaway.