Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park is a hiking and sightseeing mecca in the Canadian Rockies. A hidden gem, you won’t find the crowds of Banff National Park here. But you will find spectacular scenery! 

From multi-day backcountry hiking trips, to a glacier-filled day on the trails, to roadside stops and viewpoints, there is so much to see in Kootenay National Park.

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Nearby National Parks

The Columbia Valley is a few hours drive from some of the world’s most coveted sights! Take a day trip to one of the nearby mountain national parks.

Yoho National Park

Yoho is a treasure of the Mountain National Parks! Explore the large trail system of beginner to advanced trails, check out the Natural Bridge, or rent a canoe at Emerald Lake.

A day trip to Yoho National Park is the perfect opportunity to drive the Golden Triangle Route from Radium Hot Springs.


A scenic 90 minutes from Radium Hot Springs, the gateway of the Columbia Valley, leads to the famous sights of Banff National Park. Stroll through town and eat a beaver tail, hike a famous peak, or hit memorable viewpoints.


Glacier National Park is a beautiful day trip destination for longer day hikes, mountaineering, and ski touring.