The Golden Visitor Centre is located at 1000 Trans Canada Highway.
Open daily during the summer season, our 2019 hours of operation will be as follows:
June 1 - September 1: 9:00am - 7:00pm*
September 2-15: 9:00am - 6:00pm
September 16-30: 10:00am - 5:00pm
*(Please note that the Visitor Centre will be closing at 5:00pm on August 18, 21, 27 and 28)
Visitor Services are also available year-round by phone, e-mail and at the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce.
Tel: 250-439-7290 or email: [email protected]
Friendly, welcoming visitor information counsellors will be on hand to help you find information about activities, attractions and accommodations in and around Golden, plus Golden travel guides and maps. Our information counsellors can help you create your own customised itinerary, which can be e-mailed directly to your own device; saving paper, and keeping you travelling light as you experience all that Golden has to offer. Whether you need a map, suggestions for dinner, help planning your trip or to find an activity or accommodation, visitor services in Golden has it covered.
Pick up trail maps or the Golden Travel Planner, use the digital kiosks and wifi hotspot to find information about Golden online. Facilities at the Visitor Centre include:
- digital kiosks
- picnic tables
- dog run
- sani-dump ($7 user fee)
- food and beverage kiosk featuring Kicking Horse Coffee
- Parks Canada day & annual passes available for purchase
Golden is a popular vacation destination, and we highly recommend booking accommodation in advance, especially campsites, during the high season and holiday weekends. Click here to see holiday dates.
When the centre is closed, we encourage you to visit the website, using one of the free wi-fi hotspots, access a digital kiosk, use our social media channels or send us an e-mail.