Take in the iconic beauty of the Purcell and Rocky Mountain Ranges, the Columbia River, and the wetlands along the North Columbia Valley.
The North Columbia Valley encompasses the towns Edgewater, Brisco, and Spillimacheen and everything in between. It is an eclectic area between Radium and Golden, with the wetlands as a highlight and many pull-offs and viewpoints along the way.
plan your trip
Take a scenic drive on Highway 95 to view the pristine Columbia Wetlands, Purcell & Rocky Mountains, and rolling farmland along the way. Make it a road trip to remember by exploring the Golden Triangle Route passing through two communities and three national parks. Stop in to see the artisan markets, roadside cafes, and fresh local honey stands along the way.
WHERE TO STAY
Slow down and soak up the nature in the North Columbia Valley. Find the perfect place to rest from canvas glamping tents, private cabins, yurt retreats and more.
MUST EXPERIENCE ATTRACTIONS
Explore beautiful trails and mountain climbing with views of iconic glaciers and mountains at the Bugaboo Provincial Park. The world-renowned Bugaboos are accessed from this area, full of multi-season fun: rocking climbing, hiking, backcountry camping, backcountry skiing, and lodge life.
HOW TO GET HERE
Enjoy the journey! No matter which way you’re travelling from, the road to the North Columbia Valley area is filled with beautiful sights and stops. Enjoy exploring Kootenay National Park if you’re taking Highway 93, stopping at roadside markets via the Golden Triangle Route, or experiencing the rivers and lakes of the south route on Highway 93/95. Before heading out, check current road conditions at DriveBC.ca.