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Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park is a place of unique contrasts, from icy mountain rivers to steamy hot springs. Explore deep canyons and tumbling waterfalls just a short stroll from the road or traverse the park’s backcountry trails. Highlights include the Continental Divide; the spine of western North America, the turquoise, glacial waters and startling canyon walls of the Marble Canyon, the Kootenay Valley Viewpoint and Radium Hot Springs. 

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4.5 based on 186 reviews
“Beautiful drive ”
Beautiful drive
October 27, 2018, by bmisk
Drove through here the other week for the first time. It’s a nice drive. Lots of tall mountains. You get to see some large burn sites which is interesting. We did a couple short hikes here that were...
“Beautiful views - worth the drive!”
Beautiful views - worth the drive!
October 11, 2018, by Marinka K
I have been here numerous, numerous times and it never gets old. I love the views, the drive, the colors changing in the fall, and the mountains changing as you keep on driving. Several stops...
“You get good views, but detour worth it, views and the drive!!”
You get good views, but detour worth it, views and the drive!!
October 06, 2018, by nick b
We came in through Kootenay from Radium Hot Springs, stunning drive and the geology vertical rocks, the other parks to the east Banff Jasper etc did put it lower on our judgement but would not miss...

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