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Kootenay National Park

7556 Main St E, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1E0, Canada
+1 250-347-9505
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Beautiful drive through Kootenay National Park.

Ended up at Radium Hot Springs. Good day trip. Lots of stops along the way. Couldn't get up to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa S
,
Matamata
End of season camping

We stayed at Redstreak Campground, late in the season (early Oct). The info on the website is very... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Snoozie P
,
Whitehorse
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paint pots” (13 reviews)
“marble canyon” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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7556 Main St E, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1E0, Canada
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+1 250-347-9505
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up at Radium Hot Springs. Good day trip. Lots of stops along the way. Couldn't get up to Stanley Glacier as didn't have suitable footwear for the snow.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stayed at Redstreak Campground, late in the season (early Oct). The info on the website is very confusing regarding reservation vs non reservation. You can make reservations but they leave you a note, advising that you have to report to the kiosk by 10:30...More

Thank Snoozie P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Always an amazing scenic drive filled with amazing views. There's always something to see including big horn sheep, mountain goats, elk, black bear and more. The pass through Radium often wows people the first time through and there are many hiking trails just off the...More

Thank ythebert
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Whatever you do, PLEASE don't just drive through the park as some have mentioned they've done, you won't get the true feel of this place!! There's a lot to see here. There are five different colors of water in the lakes and rivers I saw,...More

2  Thank Tigerman777
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We took a day to drive the road from Lake Louise down to Radium Hot Springs making multiple stops along the way. We got lucky and saw a grizzly, but enjoyed a lot of small hikes along the way. Our favorite stops were Marble Canyon...More

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed driving thru Kootenayon our way to Glacier National Park, Montana from Lake Louise. There were many pullouts to enjoy the beautiful scenery and views. It is definitely less crowded than the nearby more popular parks. Take time to enjoy the drive thru here.

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was really scared to go and do this fun thing, but I had the best time ever. We did a half day there and they provide you with snacks half way. It was a beautiful day then and I would recommend anyone as I...More

Thank Azmina N
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice and roomy sites, what else to say, clean washrooms, great pull through site, we barely could see our neighbours

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Breathtaking views says it all. Most people come through on the way to Banff, Lake Louise, or Jasper, but this park is beautiful and much less crowded. If you want to experience Canadian Rockies with fewer tourists, come here.

Thank EKCovan
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Compared to Banff and Jasper, this was not much. But I will admit that I only drove through it and did not put much effort into trying to discover its highlights.

Thank IdahoRodB
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chicagostylepizza
18 August 2017|
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Response from Amy K | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed a three hour drive with many stops, including the painted pots and make canyon. Road was open and clear yesterday.
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chicagostylepizza
18 August 2017|
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Response from michaely416 | Reviewed this property |
It.depends upon how many stops you make. I took three hours but stopped many times to photograph the varied landscape. If you don't stop 1:45 hours end to end.
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