Golden, British Columbia


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Golden
British Columbia
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Golden, BC

Located in a panorama of mountain and water, this unpretentious community is an idyllic vacation spot - a splendid cast of massive snow-clad peaks, shimmering lakes and high country blue skies.


Preserved remnants of early 19th century architecture harmonize with alluring shops and restaurants. Playgrounds, in-town hiking paths and a riverside park are appealing features. Nature prevails on a picture-perfect golf course with a nest of eagles on the 14th hole. Naturalists converge on Golden as a vantage point for wildlife viewing and birdwatching. Anglers fish the local rivers and lakes for trophies.


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Glacier Raft Company: Whitewater Rafting has never been more fun & exciting! The Rocky Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for unforgettable rafting on the Kicking Horse River, Toby Creek, & Columbia River. Our bases are in Golden & Fairmont Hot Springs, BC more
Kootenay River Runners: Experience river rafting down the Kicking Horse, Kootenay, Columbia Rivers, and Toby Creek as they carve their way through the Rockies mountain landscape. Our unique rafting adventures offer challenging whitewater, family rafting, & evening float trips. more
See The Rockies: Travel Guide to the Canadian Rockies. Map driving routes, explore Canada's Rocky Mountain National Parks, including Banff and jasper. Book lodging at hotels, resorts, guest ranches, and lodges. Plan sightseeing tours, outdoor adventures and more! more
Wet n Wild Adventures: We offer snowmobile tours in the heart of Kicking Horse Country, and unforgettable white water trips on the mighty Kicking Horse River. Relax before or after at the McLaren Lodge in Golden and ask about shuttle service from Canmore, Banff, and Lake Louise. more


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City Information

Population: 4,100

Elevation: 790 metres (2592 ft.)

Weather and Environment:
Average Summer temperature: 23.9 c // 75 f
Average Winter temperature: 6.2 c // 21 f
Average annual precipitation: 26.67 mm // 10.7 inches
Average annual snowfall: 203.7 cm // 80 inches

Access: Located at the junction of Highways 1 and 95, Golden can be reached from Revelstoke in west, Calgary in east and Cranbrook in the south. Golden is serviced by commercial bus line and an airstrip for private flights only.

Recreation Facilities & Activities: heli-skiing, ice-climbing, hang gliding, mountaineering, horseback riding, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, biking, hiking, golf course, ski area, wetland tours, and snowmobiling.

Roger's Pass

Local Attractions: Golden Historical Society Museum, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Reflection Lake Bird Sanctuary, Rocky Mountain Trench Discovery Centre, Whitetooth Ski Area, Yoho National Park, Mount 7 hang gliding, Rogers Pass

Accommodations: Golden offers a wide variety of motel, hotel, lodge, bed & breakfast, campground, and RV park accommodations; Resorts and Lodges

For Information:
Golden Chamber of Commerce Visitors Info Centre
500 North 10th Avenue
Box 1320, Golden, BC V0A 1H0
Telephone: (250) 344-7125 Toll Free 1-800-622-4653
Fax: (250) 344-6688

 

BC Kootenay Rockies Tourism
1905 Warren Avenue, Kimberley, B.C. V1A 2Y5
Telephone: (250) 427-4838, Fax: (250) 427-3344
Email: info@kootenayrockies.com
Web: www.kootenayrockies.com
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