Night Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Horseback riding, biking, and skiing are top activities, while sights to visit include Golden Golf Club and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff and high-quality beds. Climate data for Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Record high 6. Though the town of Golden is deep in the Columbia River Valley, it is surrounded by Mountains and is likewise at the centre of no less than six national parks. Whatever your choice of medium to attain your powder, Golden offers everything! In Golden, there are 82 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. We have a well-equipped self-catered kitchen facility that offers everything you need to chef up your own gourmet meals.
. But one small turn off of Hwy 1 into its historic downtown, and you start to get the feeling that there just might be something special about this place. This basically means that if you can do it outside on a mountain, valley or river, you can do it in Golden. Golden is a wonderful place to live; not only do our children want to stay here to work and raise their families, people come for a visit and stay for a lifetime. Thu, 10 Jan Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. I was blown away by my dining experiences in Golden — from the award-winning to the quirky Big Bend Café, my expectations were exceeded by nearly every meal.
Head East to the Rocky Mountains to experience some long ski runs among some of the highest peaks in the Rockies, all in majestic scenery. Today, the town's economy still relies heavily on those two influences, but the development of , along with other outdoor adventure companies, has allowed the town to diversify into tourism. Community College education is offered by the Golden Campus of the. Communicating with Council Please note that all correspondence submitted to the Town of Golden Council unless otherwise deemed by the Corporate Officer as confidential by nature, will form part of the public record and will be published in a meeting agenda to ratify its receipt and determine the scope and nature of any response. Visiting Golden Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Golden, and visitors give high marks for the magnificent mountain views, ski areas, and lakeside setting. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Golden and District Museum and College of the Rockies Golden Campus.
So, they looked to a place whose people had a long history of conquering intimidating mountain peaks: Switzerland. Correspondence to the Town of Golden through social media is accepted, processed, and responded to by administration and is not to be construed as official correspondence to and from Town Council. The Canadian Rockies are legendary for good reason—alpine lakes, glaciers and waterfalls, mountain goats clinging to craggy cliffs, and herds of elk roaming wildflower meadows. The bridge structure is 150 feet 46 m long, with a 210,000-pound structure. Archived from on July 13, 2014. It was actually hard to concentrate on eating because of the almost 360 degree view of the mountains, including the 5 national parks that are visible from the peak. Boo lives in a 3 acre enclosure on the mountain — he was rescued as a cub after his mother was shot by a poacher and has lived at Kicking Horse ever since.
In Golden, there are 82 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. Wed, 9 Jan Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Don't forget to pick your preferred paper size. Geothermal technology is constantly improving and will soon become the norm in Green building techniques due to its extremely efficient design. Golden also features a large number of hotels with mountain views that provide accommodation to both tourists and stranded drivers. The town forms part of the cycle route. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Just 14km up a windy mountain road from Golden is.
Expedia customers like its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms. We use new compact fluorescent light bulbs 75% energy savings in all fixtures that are appropriate. We also have a beach volleyball court, horse shoes and bocce ball in the summer. The Columbia River is a major international waterway that flows through British Columbia and down into the United States on its way out to the Pacific Ocean in Oregon, a circuitous journey of some 2800 kilometers. New environmentally friendly cleaning supplies also help to reduce our impacts and while maintaining a high level of cleanliness. Tue, 8 Jan A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. The Corporate Officer shall not forward to Council any correspondence not submitted by an identifiable person or entity.
It both heats and cools our building for a year-round comfortable temperature. Mayor's Message On behalf of the Town of Golden and its council, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our town's website. I can count the number of hours we spent inside the two days we were there with my fingers — and I am definitely okay with that. The lodge features a two-story den with quiet reading nooks, an entertainment area with a 50-inch large screen tv, card tables, lockers, self-serve laundry facilities. This amazing building is designed to accommodate travelers in the utmost comfort and style with beautiful log and timber furniture and all the amenities that you need to enjoy your stay. Take a road trip or whitewater rafting tour, camp, or stay at a luxe alpine lodge.
On March 26, 2009, then-Mayor Aman Virk died suddenly of complications after suffering a heart attack while vacationing in India. The bridge was completed in September 2001. Douglas Fir dove-tail log building fronts the raging Kicking Horse River and has a breath taking view of the Purcell mountains and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort which was rated the 1 small resort by Ski Magazine and 1 for powder snow by Skiing Magazine. Highway 95 is a continuation of , which runs north-to-south through the U. Planned as a community project by the , volunteers from Golden were joined by carpenters and timber framers from the United States and from Europe. The convenient location is just minutes from the amenities of downtown Golden and only minutes away from hiking, biking, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, golfing, climbing and, of course, world-class skiing and snowboarding at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.
Meanwhile, we took great care to address the concerns of a delicate planet and our responsibility to the environment. Night Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. The Ten Mile Hill section of the project was recently completed and represents a major upgrade to the old highway. Unlike many other Canadian towns with similar population size, Golden boasts nine automobile repair shops that all offer a wide range of services and are open extended hours. Summers are warm but rarely hot, with winters being somewhat moderated in comparison to areas east of the Rockies. Whatever your adventure, we can help you find what best fits what you want to do.
In the summer, that means , , , … you get the idea. Fri, 11 Jan Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. The bulbs are more expensive, but worth it. Archived from on March 30, 2009. Mount 7, which is just southeast of town, is popular with paragliding, hang gliding, and mountain biking enthusiasts. Spanning British Columbia and Alberta, one of the largest mountain ranges in North America is a top place for hiking, climbing, wildlife safaris, skiing, and backcountry adventures.