At the heart of it.
*Please note that all Parks Canada visitor services and visitor parking facilities have been suspended at locations across Canada including historic sites effective immediately, to reduce the risk of COVID-19. For more information please visit the Parks Canada website. For information on backcountry skiing and ski permit system, please visit our Ski Touring page.*
Use Golden as your base from which to experience the spectacular scenery, iconic hiking trails, waterfalls, lakes and heritage sites of the national parks. Visit Yoho National Park, known as a hiker’s paradise and home to the stunning turquoise waters of Emerald Lake, the impressive waterfalls of Takakkaw and Wapta. Witness railway history at the Spiral Tunnels. Head west to Glacier National Park to discover some of Canada’s unique mountain heritage and spectacular natural beauty from park hiking trails, day use areas and Rogers Pass Discovery Centre.
Before you set out on your journey, be sure to stop at the Golden Visitor Centre to purchase your daily or annual Park Pass.