Golden, BC, surrounded by massive snow-clad peaks, shimmering lakes and high country blue skies, is the perfect spot to enjoy nature. Activities include heli-skiing, ice-climbing, hang gliding, mountaineering, horseback riding, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, biking, hiking, golfing, skiing, wetland tours, and snowmobiling.
Golden offers a wide variety of motels, hotels, bed & breakfast, resorts, lodges, campgrounds & RV parks.
Located at the junction of the Trans Canada Highway 1 (east-west) and Hwy 95 (south to US Border), Golden can be reached from Revelstoke in west (149 km/92 miles), Calgary in east (268 km/166 miles). The Trans-Canada Highway between Golden and Yoho National Park was upgraded to a modern four-lane design and the addition of a new park bridge over Kicking Horse Canyon. Radium Hot Springs (105 km/66 miles) and Cranbrook (250 km/155 miles) are located to the south via Hwy 95, which begins in Golden and heads south to the US border. Beyond the border, Interstate 95 continues through Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and all the way down to the US-Mexico border. Golden is serviced by commercial bus line and an airstrip for private flights only.