Outdoor Escapes

Things To Do

Well known for its golf and skiing, the Columbia Valley in southeast British Columbia is also home to hiking, mountain biking and paragliding in the Summer months as well as sledding/snowmobiling in the mountains or skating on the Whiteway and more in Winter.

SUMMER OUTDOOR ESCAPES

Radium Golf Courses
Radium Hot Springs

Radium’s golf courses have some of the most dramatic holes in the Columbia Valley

Invermere and Panorama Golf Courses
Columbia Valley

The Invermere/Panorama area is home to 5 amazing and distinct golf courses

Downtown Radium
Radium Hot Springs

The quaint village of Radium packs a ton of local flavour into an easy stroll

Downtown Invermere
Invermere On The Lake

Funky, artistic, relaxed – a stroll through downtown Invermere is sure to uncover a new favourite

ATV Tours
Panorama Mountain Resort

Award-winning ATV Tours for all levels of experience. Experience the Columbia Valley in a completely new way.

More To Do At Radium
Radium Hot Springs

Enjoy hiking, biking and birding – or even a river float in Radium Hot Springs

More To Do At Invermere
Invermere On The Lake

From quad tours and parasailing, to trail rides, rafting and guided fishing tours, find just the right escape at Invermere On The Lake

More To Do At Panorama
Panorama Mountain Resort

From the climbing wall and tennis courts to the archery range, mini-golf course and EuroBungy apparatus, a visit to Panorama Mountain Resort is always an adventure

The Columbia Wetlands
Radium Hot Springs

With 216 animal species, including birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals, the Columbia Wetlands is one of the world’s living treasures

Windermere Valley Golf
Windermere

Consistently the first in the Columbia Valley to open and the last to close each year, the Windermere Valley Golf Course is a record breaker

Camping in the Columbia Valley
Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley offers many great places to lay your head close to the ground or in your own home on wheels

Paragliding with FlyingMax
Invermere On The Lake

Take to the skies with a paragliding or ultralight Discovery Flight from FlyingMax.com

Hiking in the Columbia Valley
Columbia Valley

Explore the Columbia Valley’s spectacular scenery and stunning views on foot

Visit Royalty at The Ridge
Invermere On The Lake

The regal bronze Elk statue on the 1st tee of The Ridge golf course at Copper Point stands over 11 feet high

Executive and Par 3 Golf
Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley has numerous par 3 nine hole courses for beginners and experienced golfers

Mountain Biking and Cycling
Columbia Valley

Explore the beauty of the Columbia Valley’s extensive trail system on two wheels

Gaze Upon Mount Nelson
Invermere On The Lake

Enjoy the best view of the impressive Mount Nelson in the Purcell Mountain Range from clubhouse at The Point Golf Course at Copper Point

8 Spectacular Golf Courses
Columbia Valley

Golf 18 holes at one of the Columbia Valley Golf Trail’s eight spectacular courses between Radium Hot Springs and Fairmont Hot Springs

An Abundance of Watersports
Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley is home to all types of water sports and activities from rafting rapids to stand up paddleboarding

Eagle watching at Eagle Ranch
Invermere On The Lake

Many eagles call the Eagle Ranch Golf Course home, along with turkeys, grouse and deer

Valley Zipline Adventures
Radium Hot Springs

Soar through the Dry Gulch Valley on an interpretive zipline tour with Valley Zipline Adventures

WINTER OUTDOOR ESCAPES

Snowmobiling in Radium
Radium Hot Springs

Explore a host of snowmobiling trails and routes. Visit SledRadium for all Things Snowmobiling in the Columbia Valley.

Monster X Cat Skiing at Panorama
Panorama Mountain Resort

Explore Panorama’s new monstrous skiing and snowboarding terrain in style on the brand new Monster X Snow Cat.

Toby Creek Adventures
Panorama Mountain Resort

Snowmobile tours and rentals from one hour to multi-day excursions with Toby Creek Adventures

Nordic Skiing and Fat Biking
Radium Hot Springs

Embrace your adventurous side with Nordic Skiing, Fat Biking and Adventure Camps at Nipika Mountain Resort

The Whiteway on Lake Windermere
Invermere On The Lake

Test your endurance on the world’s longest ice skating trail featuring 30 km of ice-skating and groomed skate and classic ski trails

Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society
Columbia Valley

Connect to the Backcountry Sledding Community with the Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society

Panorama Skiing and Snowboarding
Panorama Mountain Resort

Experience over 4,200 vertical feet of fall-line cruisers to powder-filled tree lines at Panorama Mountain Resort

SELECT YOUR ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY

Body & Mind Renewal

In addition to world-renowned natural mineral hot springs, unwinding could mean the most traditional definition: spas, and we’ve got them. Whether the focal point of your recovery from City Stress Condition™ or as a complement to one of other active release therapies available in our Valley.

Outdoor Escapes

Well known for its golf and skiing, the Columbia Valley in southeast British Columbia is also home to hiking, mountain biking and paragliding in the Summer months as well as sledding/snowmobiling in the mountains or skating on the Whiteway and more in Winter.

Cultural Remedies

To truly unwind, some of our visitors go in search of knowledge, experience and the cultural history of our region. From guided tours to experiential settings with local first nations groups, the Valley comes from a rich history we’re delighted to share with visitors.

Culinary Cures

City Stress Condition™ is uniquely addressed through our variety of culinary options. Charcuterie platters, gelato, or the renowned Kicking Horse Coffee Company, there are as many options as there are palette preferences.

Retail Therapy

If you’re looking for an activity that’s a little more low key search out our thriving retail therapy options, including unique clothing stores, galleries or art walks to de-stress.

Events

From outdoor music concerts and coffee, beer and wine festivals to farmer’s markets and outdoor hockey, the Columbia Valley has events to help you unwind throughout the year. **NOTE: Events may be postponed or cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We will continue to do our best to keep this calendar current: to confirm that […]