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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Golden
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: A popular destination for hikers, mountain bikers, hang gliders and para gliders alike. A moderate hike or drive to the upper... more » Owner description: A popular destination for hikers, mountain bikers, hang gliders and para gliders alike. A moderate hike or drive to the upper launch site give a spectacular of the town of Golden and the Columbia Valley. « less
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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: The plaza in the centre of town. A beautiful place where people gather next to the timber frame pedestrian bridge. There... more » Owner description: The plaza in the centre of town. A beautiful place where people gather next to the timber frame pedestrian bridge. There flowers, a fountain, farmers market, concerts and a little outdoor pub steps away. « less
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Golden
12 free camping sites on the banks of Waitabit Creek.
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: Find your way to the new BC Hydro Power line right away and look down, down, down into this deep, deep, canyon. You might... more » Owner description: Find your way to the new BC Hydro Power line right away and look down, down, down into this deep, deep, canyon. You might even see mountain goats. « less
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: A quaint wilderness lake where you can take part in swimming, fishing and canoeing. Be careful on the rope swing its a crazy... more » Owner description: A quaint wilderness lake where you can take part in swimming, fishing and canoeing. Be careful on the rope swing its a crazy ride that is sure to make a splash. « less
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: At the confluence of the Columbia and the Kicking Horse Rivers you can rest at this little facility that provides parking,... more » Owner description: At the confluence of the Columbia and the Kicking Horse Rivers you can rest at this little facility that provides parking, picnic tables and washrooms. From here you can explore the beach or wander up the Rotary Trails to the old mill site or all they way though town to the canyon. « less
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in Golden
Owner description: The perfect day hike place for a picnic, some fly fishing or an overnight adventure this 90 min hike ends in a picturesque... more » Owner description: The perfect day hike place for a picnic, some fly fishing or an overnight adventure this 90 min hike ends in a picturesque lake nestled in the Alpine. « less
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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Golden
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Owner description: Mitten Lake is the most popular of 11 Ministry of Forests recreation sites located within Tree Farm License 14. It is very... more » Owner description: Mitten Lake is the most popular of 11 Ministry of Forests recreation sites located within Tree Farm License 14. It is very busy throughout the summer season and the second-highest use district site. Crowded camping conditions can be expected on weekends, as the lake is an important destination for residents from nearby Golden. The main site features a large dock, small beach boat launch area, « less
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Owner description: Marl Creek Provincial Park protects remnant old growth forest and ecologically important wetland habitat along the western... more » Owner description: Marl Creek Provincial Park protects remnant old growth forest and ecologically important wetland habitat along the western shores of the Columbia River. The park is located immediately adjacent to the confluence of Waitabit Creek and the Columbia River and is on one of the last remaining natural stretches of the Columbia River. « less
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Owner description: The lake is located 20 km (44 mi) northwest of the community of Donald Station off of Highway 1. A small BCFS recreation site... more » Owner description: The lake is located 20 km (44 mi) northwest of the community of Donald Station off of Highway 1. A small BCFS recreation site and cartop boat launching facilities are provided. « less
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Owner description: The Westbench Trail opened in 2012. The total trail is 38km and can be ridden from either Gorman Lake trailhead or from the... more » Owner description: The Westbench Trail opened in 2012. The total trail is 38km and can be ridden from either Gorman Lake trailhead or from the Quartz Creek trailhead. Most, but not all of the trail can be travelled year round. More improvements happening every year. « less
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Owner description: Parson Community Recreation Park is a year-round recreation park. In summer, visitors play tennis, baseball, beach... more » Owner description: Parson Community Recreation Park is a year-round recreation park. In summer, visitors play tennis, baseball, beach volleyball, shoot hoops on a half basketball court, and picnic. A regulation-sized skating rink and sledding hill is popular with families throughout the winter months. There is a warm-up building, outdoor picnic shelter, fire pit and lights for evening use of the rink. « less
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Owner description: At the camp, we have a lake suitable for canoeing and swimming off our anchored raft, 50 km of trails suitable for hiking or... more » Owner description: At the camp, we have a lake suitable for canoeing and swimming off our anchored raft, 50 km of trails suitable for hiking or mountain biking. « less
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Owner description: Entrance this recreation site from the hamlet of Parson. Stay on the main Crestbrook Forest Service Road for 12 km . Turn... more » Owner description: Entrance this recreation site from the hamlet of Parson. Stay on the main Crestbrook Forest Service Road for 12 km . Turn right on to a narrow road which leads you to Wilbur Lake in a few hundred metres. « less
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Featured wall mural by local artist Jane Doel commemorating the lives former Librarians: Dot Marshall and Lynda Whitwell.
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Owner description: Free Camping at Esplanade Bay in Columbia recreation site has 14 Campsites and you can go to the site with a Motor Home!... more » Owner description: Free Camping at Esplanade Bay in Columbia recreation site has 14 Campsites and you can go to the site with a Motor Home! Enjoy attractive Fishing facilities, enjoyable Boating facilities, Beach Activities & Great Camping opportunities. « less
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Owner description: Kinbasket Lake (or Kinbasket Reservoir) is a reservoir on the Columbia River in southeast British Columbia, north of the city... more » Owner description: Kinbasket Lake (or Kinbasket Reservoir) is a reservoir on the Columbia River in southeast British Columbia, north of the city of Revelstoke and the town of Golden. The reservoir was created by the construction of the Mica Dam. « less
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Owner description: Reflection Lake, at the southeast end of Golden, BC, provides excellent viewing of a diversity of waterfowl. Nearby Mount... more » Owner description: Reflection Lake, at the southeast end of Golden, BC, provides excellent viewing of a diversity of waterfowl. Nearby Mount Seven is a world-class destination popular as a staging area for mountain bikers, paragliders & hang-glider pilots. Increasing traffic to both the lake and Mount Seven required that ecological impacts be controlled, and that additional visitor use facilities be installed. « less
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