Let nature take its course
Surrounded by mountain ranges, historic rivers, and located at the heart of national and provincial parks, summer in Golden offers a summer vacation filled with stunning mountain scenery, outdoor adventures and a warm mountain town welcome.
Visit one of the many national and provincial parks surrounding Golden for hiking trails and historic sites, take a walk with the wolves, visit Boo at the Grizzly Bear Refuge, paddle the Columbia River and Wetlands, home to hundreds of species of wildlife, birds, and fish. Thrill seekers can check off multiple bucket list experiences such as whitewater rafting on the famous Kicking Horse River, sky-diving or tandem paragliding, or mountain biking over 129km of trails. Experienced fishing, horseback riding, and ATV guiding outfits will help you make the most of your stay in Golden. Golfers will enjoy the spectacular scenery at the award-winning Golden Golf Club 18-hole championship course.