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Dry Gulch is situated at the foot of Redstreak Mountain on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountain Trench, shadowed by the peaks of the Stanford Range. Dry Gulch is often used as an overflow campground for the popular Kootenay National Park nearby.

Visitors come here for Radium Hot Springs, within the boundaries of Kootenay National Park, which has the same mountain peaks and glaciers as Alberta’s more famous Banff National Park. Up to 3,000 people a day, 400,000 visitors per year, visit the Radium Hot Springs, which are operated by Parks Canada. The hot pool curves against the cliffs above, giving a wonderful sense of being in the canyon, and sometimes you can see Rocky Mountain Big Horn sheep grazing on the steep ledges above the pools.

Native people have used these natural hot springs for hundreds of years before being commercially developed in 1911. The hot springs, open to the public year-round, are equipped with two pools, and make an ideal soaking stop at the base of the Kootenay Mountain Range.

There are 26 vehicle/tent campsites at Dry Gulch Provincial Park. Basic facilities – picnic tables, pit toilets, fire pits, firewood and water – as well as flush toilets are provided. Some facilities are also wheelchair accessible. Fees are collected from May to October.

Dry Gulch Provincial Park is located 5 miles (8 km) south of Radium on the East side of the Rocky Mountain Trench – five minutes south of Radium Hot Springs on Highway 93.

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Canyon RV Resort on Sinclair Creek
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The Canyon RV Resort in Radium Hot Springs is set on Sinclair Creek amongst big old trees, huge lawns and lots of flowers, surrounded by the Rocky and Purcell Mountains. We offer grassy tent sites, deluxe RV pads, fully serviced bathrooms, laundry, and playgrounds, with hot springs, hiking and golf nearby.

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Alpine Rafting
101 Golden Donald Upper Road Golden BC V0A 1H0 P.O. Box 1272 Golden BC V0A 1H0 Home Phone: 250-344-6778Home Phone: 1-888-599-5299Visit Website

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COMPLIMENTARY RUSTIC RIVERSIDE CAMPING. Join Alpine Rafting on the Kicking Horse River this summer! The Kicking Horse is renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies, boasting BC and Alberta’s Biggest Whitewater Thrills for all levels: from our Family Packages to the longest continuous whitewater in the Canadian Rockies. 2014 marks Alpine Rafting’s 30th season on the Kicking Horse River.

We are a committed team who consistently give our guests 5-star adventures. From our fleet of eye-popping candy-red rafts to our trip selection, we’ve spent the last 30 years honing the experience we provide. The Kicking Horse River has something for everyone. We look forward to spending a day on the river with you.

Alpine Rafting Campsite offers rustic riverside camping available for all of our rafters, located 25 minutes east of Golden. If you are a hearty, seasoned camper, and don’t want to be bound by the rules of a traditional campsite, we have the answer for you.

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Bighorn Meadows Resort
#10 Bighorn Boulevard Radium Hot Springs BC V0A 1MO Mailing Address: Box 571 Radium Hot Springs BC V0A 1MO Home Phone: 250-347-2323Home Fax: 250-347-2311Work Phone: 1-877-344-2323Visit WebsiteVisit Blog

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Bighorn Meadows Resort is a luxury resort on the Springs Golf Course in the scenic village of Radium Hot Springs. The award-winning resort offers stunning views of the emerald green fairways and the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges. The one, two, and three-bedroom luxury vacation condos feature comfort and value, cozy fireplaces, full kitchens, and decks with BBQs, and the resort amenities include a seasonal heated outdoor pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi and parking, and concierge guest services.

Step outside Bighorn Meadows Resort into one of many outdoor adventures, from golfing, hiking, and horseback riding, to whitewater rafting, biking, and ATVing. The area is also a hub for relaxation, with several spas and, of course, the natural hot springs. In the winter, you can ski and snowboard at one of four popular ski resorts, all within an hour drive of the resort.

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Nipika Mountain Resort
9200 Settlers Road Kootenay National Park BC Office & Mailing Address RR#3, 4968 Timbervale Place Invermere BC V0A 1K3 Home Phone: 250-342-6516Home Fax: 250-342-0516Work Phone: 1-877-647-4525Visit Website

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Simply Spectacular, Spectacularly Simple! Enjoy Canada’s most beautiful wilderness in luxury timber-frame or log cabins in the heart of the B.C. Rocky Mountains, beside Kootenay National Park – the perfect spot to get away from it all. Come hiking, biking, rafting, canoeing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, or just sit back on the porch and do nothing. Life is Short – Play Hard

All of our rustic rocky mountain log cabins are luxuriously appointed with full kitchens, plush beds, and cozy chairs for curling up by the fireplace with a book. The eco-cabins are hand built right on site from the surrounding forest.

Book your wedding, family reunion, corporate retreat, or special event at Nipika. The eco resort features a conference centre, dining hall, and catering service. Request our information packages about customized wedding and corporate programs.

We’re pet friendly too, so bring your whole family! All furry pals are invited to join in your Nipika adventures.

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