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Golden, British Columbia, Canada

Golf, Ski, Trails, Rivers & Adventure
Confluence of the Rocky, Purcell, & Selkirk Mountains

Alpine Meadows Lodge
717 Elk Road
Golden, B.C.,
Canada, V0A 1H0
Call 250-344-5863
Map of Alpine Meadows Lodge, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Golden Golf & Country Club

Golden BC is located:

  • 3 hrs west of Calgary, Alberta
  • 1.5 hrs east of Revelstoke BC
  • 3.5 hrs North of US/Canada border
  • 8 hrs east of Vancouver BC

Alpine Meadows Lodge is located 6 km(4 mile) from Golden BC on the west side of the Columbia River. From Hwy 1, take Hwy 95 at Golden & exit right onto mainstreet. Take next right at signs for Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Alpine Meadows, & Golden Golf. Follow road out of Golden, cross single lane bridge & turn left at next intersection & follow Elk Road to the lodge. (known locally as red roof on West Bench). Please go to maps for more local & regional details or click on detailed adobe pdf map of Golden Kicking Horse Trail!(176 kb)

Golden West Adventure Setting

  • A spectacular alpine setting, Golden is surrounded by the Purcell, Selkirk & Rocky Mountains
  • Travel is a golden heritage, as mountains challenged construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway & Trans-Canada Highway over Kicking Horse & Rogers Pass
  • Golden is a meeting place at confluence of the Kicking Horse & Columbia Rivers
  • CPR Swiss Mountain Guides came to live permanently in Golden(1911), to climb unconquered peaks in nearby Glacier, Yoho & Banff National Parks
  • Columbia River & Wetlands meanders within the Rocky Mountain Trench, a rich protected wildlife habitat with over 270 species of birds
  • Alpine Meadows Lodge & Golden Golf Course are located on the west side of the Columbia River at the foot of the Purcell Mountains(elevation 2600 ft ASL)
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort base is 1400 feet above the lodge and its Gondola/lifts climb over 4100 feet higher to an awesome summit experience
  • Golden West has many trails and roads that connect to the CRL railway abandoned back in 1926

Golden Trails & Tales

Hike, mountain bike, or x-country ski from our door at Alpine Meadows Lodge. Located on 150 private acres by the Columbia River, it is surrounded by crown land forests. Sights and sounds of nature are calling if you sit on the lodge deck, or walk along the Elk Road Trail to Cedar Creek.

If you have the taste of adventure, here are some of your Golden Options: Sitting outside on covered deck
  • Ride the gondola & have Skylunch Special at the Eagle's Eye
  • Take gondola and hike to My Blue Heaven
  • Take mtn bike on gondola & fly down Its a Ten
  • Guided Whitewater Rafting on the Kicking Horse River
  • Birdwatch on the Columbia Slow Float Tour with Wayne
  • Scenic Air Tours - Icefields & Waterfalls
  • Hike/mtn bike 5 km on Alpine Meadows Trail to Cedar Lake
  • Links to the extensive Moonraker Trail System
  • Hike along the rim of Canyon Creek
  • Go fishing on the Columbia or at Cedar Lake
  • Take a hike to Gorman Lake, an alpine jewel
  • Jump from Mt 7, hanggliding or parasailing(or watch from the lodge)
  • We have more Golden Adventure options... just ask
  • Golden Winter Adventures
  • Go to the Mountain Parks
  • A Golden Adventure may also include "REST, RELAX & read a good book"!