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Golden Municipal Campground

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Utrecht
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So given the setting (close to town but also close to the railroad) we did expect some noise polution here. However, a crew of 20 workers working on the tracks the whole night was not what we expected. The tracks are literally behind the campground (40 meters, 120ft) and the insanely loud noise that lasted throughout the night made us... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 3 nights there with some friends and had a really great time. The campsite was clean, located close to town, had some great scenery but wasn't very sheltered. I tent, so don't have the luxury of having that much privacy so some more trees and bushes would have been nice. The other concern was the train tracks across... More 

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Thank Connor W
Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fairly typical municipal campground with side-by-side sites and having little privacy. As their website says, the campground is located next to Kicking Horse River, which is a pleasant place to sit and contemplate the milky water as it flows by. However, their ad does not mention that on the other side of the river are train tracks,... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a nice campground; it is convenient to the town area, and it is on the river. Unlike many of the reviewers here, we enjoyed the trains, though they can be loud. The campground staff were helpful and the washrooms in the main office building were beautiful. The only real flaw is in the bathrooms in the actual campground.... More 

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Thank Barry M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Great location near town. Walking distance along the river to food and restaurants. Not too noisy except the train but I've found every camp ground has trains. My shower wasn't hot only warm. That was my only issue. Girls at the front desk were lovely. Helped me with all my questions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

During a recent trip to Canada we camped at the Golden Municipal Campground. The campground was very nice, close to the river and just on the outskirt of town. There was a swimming meet at the municipal swimming pool located just outside of the campground and so the campground was full. Nevertheless it was quiet. Beware that there are a... More 

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Thank Bisoubelle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

It is just on the edge of town, walking distance. But nestled in the bushes against the river, so we still felt secluded. Trains and ice cream were a hit with the kids. Bathrooms and showers were awesome and clean. Firewood a bit pricey. Quiet.

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Thank jadapro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

This campground is well run and located right on the banks of the Kickinghorse River at the edge of town. The mainline rail tracks are right across the river which might be appealling or appalling depending on your attraction to railways. When we were there a few trains only came through due to track maintenance higher up the valley. Good... More 

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Thank Sandy S
Havana, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This municipal campground has a beautiful setting beside the river with a few trees and the sites are very large not too close together. It is also within walking distance to a grocery store and restaurants. The negative here is the train!! It comes all hours of the night and there are lots of cars making loud sounds. At first... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We keep coming back for Golden adventures every year!! This campground is located minutes away from all the amenities. The campground is well kept and run. The staff at the front desk always helpful and friendly. Our family rode bikes around town and came across a French restaurant called French Connection right down the road, if you stop there try... More 

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Address: 1407 9th Street South, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
Number of rooms: 72
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