The town is situated on the border of B.C. and Alberta, about a 3-hour drive west of Calgary, or a 9-hour drive east of Vancouver. From Golden, you can access Lake Louise or Glacier National Park in an hour, Banff in an hour and a half, Revelstoke in less than two hours, and Jasper in four hours.
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The Canadian Rockies are home to some of the most beautiful and best preserved parks in the world. Although Banff and Jasper National Park are both within driving distance of Golden, it is Yoho National Park, only a 30-minute drive away, that grabs the attention on this side of the Canadian Rockies.
Getting to Golden has never been easier! Pack those bags, book accommodations, choose some great activities and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. Golden is a destination of ‘must do’ and ‘must see’. Below are some hints to help you achieve as much as humanly possible.
Golden is conveniently perched near the hydrological apex of North America. In everyday terms, this means all melted ice from Golden’s surrounding glaciers and snow field’s flows downhill.
Golden, British Columbia, originated as a town well-known for its logging and railway industry, and while the town’s economy still greatly relies on these two industries, it has more recently become a tourist site.
Come experience the magic of Golden, British Columbia!
Virgin slopes await you in Golden, British Columbia.
GOLDEN, British Columbia – Backcountry skiing on the ranges of the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia is nothing less than a breathtaking experience. With mountain ranges […]
Alpine Meadows Lodge
Small Timber frame mountain lodge on a large private reserve in Golden, BC. Just minutes from town. Great location. breakfast included. Spanish spoken. Very memorable place to stay.
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Purcell Mountain Lodge
Escape to a place with no roads, […]
Find great activities in Golden, British Columbia.
Take a cultural tour of British Columbia
Drummer, Pike Island, JF Bergeron photo
British Columbia history includes Aboriginal, Asian and European cultures that all made their mark on this beautiful land.
British Columbia has the highest diversity of First Nations tribes in Canada, […]