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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. 

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
4.5 based on 180 reviews
“Pity about the terrible weather”
Pity about the terrible weather
September 25, 2018, by Charles_Anne
Drove through this lesser known park (most to Banff to Jasper) and had odd glimpses of the beauty, but the weather hid the mountains. Want to return some time in sunshine Also, amount of roadworks...
“Great Drive”
Great Drive
September 20, 2018, by Edwin F
We drove through Kootenay national park from Radium Hot Springs. Lots of great scenery as well as wildlife to see.
“Wonderful views - great valleys”
Wonderful views - great valleys
September 11, 2018, by EPottawa
This national park is best entered from Radium Hot Springs so you get the full measure of the feat it was to carve the path through these mountains. A narrow gap in walls of stone mark your entrance...