Golden Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Golden; our list of the best things to see, including Glacier Raft Company, Kicking Horse Grill and Wet N Wild.
  • The best place in Golden: Glacier Raft Company

    Glacier Raft Company

    612 7th St N
    Whitewater and Family rafting adventures on the Kicking Horse River, Toby Creek and Columbia River in Golden and Fairmont Hot Springs, BC. Since 1982 www.glacierraft.com
    food nearby
  • Kicking Horse Grill

    Kicking Horse Grill

    1105 9th str.
    Contemporary canadian cuisine in rustic log building.
  • Wet N Wild

    Wet N Wild

    1509 LaFontaine Rd
    Also the site of McLaren Lodge, an adults only accommodator.
    restaurants nearby
  • Goldenwood Lodge

    Goldenwood Lodge

    2493 Holmes Deakin Rd
    Offers 1 hour to half day rides. Also available for accommodation, with packages available.
    food nearby
  • Eagle's Eye

    Eagle's Eye

    Kicking Horse Mountain
    Our incredible verticals, deep ‘champagne’ powder and a truly spectacular and unique terrain mix.
  • Alpine Rafting

    1416 Golden View Rd
    Whitewater rafting in Golden BC Canada by Alpine Rafting Company.
    restaurants nearby
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

    1500 Kicking Horse Trail
    Ski resort in winter and mountain bike park in summer, KHMR is Golden's biggest attraction. Those less enamoured with adventure recreation can take a ride up the gondola or tour the grizzly bear refuge.
    food nearby
  • 180 Mountain Sports

    421 9th Ave N
  • Golden and District Museum

    1302 11th Ave S
    Open from May to September, M-F, 9AM - 12:00 noon and 1PM - 5PM. Admission is a bargain at $2 per person. Primarily houses displays on local history. That is, exhibits on the railroad, Swiss mountaineering guides, and the background and life of the early settlers. Currently (2007) it is home to a display on David Thompson, in honour of the bicentennial of his passage through the Golden area.
    restaurants nearby
  • Golden Swimming Pool

    1408 9th St S
    Open in the summer only from 6:30AM - 10PM. Schedules vary and can be found on the website. Public swim: $2.20/child, $2.75/student, $4/adult, $9/family.
    food nearby
  • Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

    1745 Short Road
    Open 365 days a year, from 9AM to 9PM in July and August, and from 10AM to 6PM during the rest of the year. $10 / adult, $8 / senior or youth, $6:00 / child, $30 / family. Promotes wolf conversation. The centre houses wolves, as well as presenting an interpretive talk about their behaviour and the work to help protect them.
    eat nearby
  • Island Restaurant

    Island Restaurant

    101 Gould's Island, 10th Avenue
    Nestled on beautiful Gould’s Island in the heart of Golden, British Columbia, The Island will tempt you with wonderful Rocky Mountain Cuisine mixed with a taste of Asian and European Fusion.
  • Corks Restaurant & Bar

    Kicking Horse Mtn Resort, Cache Close
    Enjoy an experience of fresh, delicious, flavourful food, served in hearty portions, complimented by exceptional new world wines and great service from knowledgeable staff.
  • Apostoles Restorante

    901 10th Ave S
    A Greek family restaurant. The food's good, but service is very slow. You should probably make reservations for dinner
  • Eleven 22

    1122 10th Ave S
    Open for dinner. Excellent fusion cuisine. Reservations recommended.
  • Horse Thief Cafe

    Horse Thief Cafe

    1549 Kicking Horse Trail
    Our incredible verticals, deep ‘champagne’ powder and a truly spectacular and unique terrain mix.
  • Whitetooth Bistro

    Whitetooth Bistro

    427 - 9th Avenue North
  • Eleven22

    Eleven22

    1122 - 10th Avenue S
    Eleven 22 | Golden | Restaurant | Grill and Liquids
  • Peaks Grill

    Peaks Grill

    Kicking Horse Ski Hill
    Peaks Grill is located at the base of the Gondola in the heart of the action at Kicking Horse Plaza.
  • Fire Pit BBQ Smokehouse

    Fire Pit BBQ Smokehouse

    1105 Hwy 1 Frontage Rd
  • Legendz Diner

    Legendz Diner

    1409 North Trans-Canada Highwa
  • The Wolf's Den Rustic Mountain Restaurant

    The Wolf's Den Rustic Mountain Restaurant

    1105 9th St South
    The Wolfs Den Steakhouse
  • Apostoles Greek Restaurant

    Apostoles Greek Restaurant

    901-10th Ave. S.
  • Rockwater Grill and Bar

    429 9th Ave N
  • Moberly Pub

    Moberly Pub

    1398 Hartly Rd
  • Golden Taps Pub

    Golden Taps Pub

    505 9th Ave N
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Golden uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.