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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. 

Kootenay National Park Fast Facts

  • Established in 1920 as part of an agreement to build a new road across the Rockies.
  • Situated on the west side of the Continental Divide.
  • Most of the park’s waters are glacier-fed.
  • The park spans almost 350,000 acres (140,600 hectares).

For more information visit Kootenay National Park.

 

 

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Tripadvisor
4.5 based on 215 reviews
“Great park for outdoors lovers”
Great park for outdoors lovers
December 07, 2019, by Driss-Dov
Great park for outdoors lovers. from hiking to snowshoeing, there is somethimg for everyone. and scenery is breathtaking.
“Beautiful Park”
Beautiful Park
October 27, 2019, by deb-cooks-great
We had a great day driving through this park. Beautiful spots to stop at. We hit snow, rain and sunshine all within a couple of hours.
“Beautiful and less crowded National Park”
Beautiful and less crowded National Park
October 22, 2019, by 943ritaj
We enjoyed our drive through Kootenay National Park. Sinclair Canyon was first stop and it is a massive canyon. The scenery along this drive is so beautiful. The color of the creeks and rivers are...