Yoho National Park starts just 40 mins east of Golden and has several campgrounds within easy access to hikes and sites of interest. The link below lists the campgrounds and their closing dates all of which are open on September Long Weekend. Kicking Horse Campground is right near Field BC just 45 mins from Golden BC and the Kicking Horse River. Finish your summer off with an adventure and go whitewater rafting with Alpine Rafting and camp in one of Eastern BC’s most picturesque campgrounds.
Kicking Horse Resort will be closing on September 2nd and they will be hosting several events that weekend including a petting zoo and a mountain bike race. Check out their events page for more information. Make Labour Day long weekend an adventure by booking whitewater rafting with Alpine Rafting on the Kicking Horse River and going mountain biking at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.
Did you know that businesses regularly post specials and giveaways on their twitter account? The tech savvy traveler can often find twitter-exclusive deals when they follow the businesses that are in the area of their intended destination.
There are many businesses on Twitter in Golden British Columbia including:
Alpine Rafting @AlpineRafting – BC and Alberta’s Biggest Whitewater Thrills on the Kicking Horse River
The Sportsman Lodge @sportsmanlodge – Located off Highway 1 they offer competitive rates and have a pool and water slide
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort @KickingHorseMtn – Summer and Winter Activities available as well as dining and accommodation
The Cedar House Restaurant @CedarHouseTop50 – Fine dining and chalet style accommodation located just south of Golden
The Golden Golf Club @GoldenGolf Club – Situated at the Base of Kicking Horse Mountain it offers spectacular views
Rocky Mountain Riders @RMRSnowmobiling – A snowmobiling tour company
Flying W Trail Rides @FlyingWTrails – Horseback Riding Trail Rides located at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
The British Columbia Visitor Information Center is on Facebook and they often post about events and news going on in and around the Golden Area. Also read visitor stories on their page. Become a fan of the BCVC @ Golden and while your there become a fan of Alpine Rafting for news and specials.
The Kicking Horse region has many camping options and when you are driving through Golden, BC stop in at Alpine Rafting for all of your camping supplies like ice, firewood, tarps, matches, tp and more! Alpine Rafting also offers Free Camping to their rafter’s this season so check out their raft n’ camp packages!
There are tons of events going on at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort all summer long! Kicking Horse Resort is just 15 minutes from our office and offers mountain biking, hiking, sightseeing, grizzly bear tours, dining and accommodation. Check out their events page for info on what’s happening this summer!
View the Press Release at Tourism Golden here
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will officially open for the season this Friday June 29th. There are plenty of things to do up at Kicking Horse including hiking, mountain biking, grizzly bear viewing, and dining at the top of the mountain at the Eagles Eye Restaurant. Make a weekend out of your trip to Golden, BC and book one of their stay and play packages.
Celebrate Canada Day Long Weekend and raft the Kicking Horse River, watch the fireworks and go hiking or mountain biking.
For those of you who are checking the weather daily looking forward to a break in the rain so you can plan your trip to Golden, your luck has come! The Weather Office is predicting sun for the next couple of days!
We here in Golden have learned that the Government of Canada Weather Office provides the most reliable weather forecast for the area. Don’t forget though that there are still plenty of things to do in Golden when its raining, including Whitewater Rafting with Alpine Rafting!
See yourself and your friends in HD. Alpine Rafting
is offering HD helmet cameras for your rafting trip. Just bring your own SD card or buy one of theirs.
Use the footage to create videos to share on Facebook, Vimeo, Youtube or with your friends and family.
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