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Great Drive

We drove through Kootenay national park from Radium Hot Springs. Lots of great scenery as well as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Edwin F
Calgary, Canada
Wonderful views - great valleys

This national park is best entered from Radium Hot Springs so you get the full measure of the feat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ottawa, Canada
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“marble canyon”(25 reviews)
“beautiful drive”(13 reviews)
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7556 Main St E, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove through Kootenay national park from Radium Hot Springs. Lots of great scenery as well as wildlife to see.

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This national park is best entered from Radium Hot Springs so you get the full measure of the feat it was to carve the path through these mountains. A narrow gap in walls of stone mark your entrance to the park and the meandering road...More

Thank EPottawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove through Kootenay on our way from Waterton NP to Banff. We didn't have time to stop and see any of the sights but the drive through the park was very nice.

Thank loves2travel49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting during the wildfires so many parts of the park were closed but the parts we wanted to see where still open. * Sinclair Canyon is an impressive canyon which the road twists through. Stop here and walk back through the canyon and...More

1  Thank Les B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'ld have given a 5 star rating if not for the wildfires-which we could actually see while driving through Kootenay-smoke was everywhere, even drove past many of the firefighters so I guess we were lucky to have been able to drive through. It prevented us...More

1  Thank Ellyk2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is so beautiful the drive is amazing especially if it goes through radium hot springs the mountains meet in between the highway :)

Thank fayblife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bears right by the road! marble canyon is nice. relaxing. peaceful. beautiful pics. nice to drive with my Rav 4

Thank terry m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For all those who already have visited the Banff and Jasper National Parks, the Kootenay National Park should be on their bucket list.

Thank BoThi
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This was beautiful, it was a misty cloudy day but that did not distract from the amazing scenery, nature and wildlife.

Thank glenda d
Reviewed August 9, 2018

we drove through and stopped in a few places..just beautiful..lots to see and do..short walks too with kids..well worth visiting..

Thank DutchieZuidHolland
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Marissa V
August 23, 2018|
Response from BoThi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe that this should be possible on certain trails.
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July 5, 2018|
Response from Wander-n-BounTEA | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you are planning on doing in the parks. There shouldn't be any restrictions if you're hiking or planning on staying overnight in the park. If you are looking for specific information about the park, here are... More
July 5, 2018|
Response from Timothy B | Reviewed this property |
National park highway is 24 hr. Any business will depend on season.