The town of Golden is in South-East British Columbia! 262km west of Calgary and 713km east of Vancouver. While the town grew due to the tie from the Canadian Pacific Railway and logging industry - which are still two big influences in economy, it also now boasts the development of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort! Golden is full of adventurers and is surrounded by three different mountain ranges!

  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Paragliding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Ice Skating
  • Hiking 
  • Wild Life Watching
  • Kayaking

During the Summer months (July - September) Golden reaches an avergae low of 9°C and a high of 25°C.

During the Winter months (December - April) Golden's average low temperature is -14°C and the high is -4°C.

  • Glacier Mountaineer Lodge
  • Kicking Horse Resort
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort


Season: Summer: July - September Winter: December - April (Snow Season)

Province: British Columbia

Population: (2011) 3,701

Closest Airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC) 254km