Kootenay National Park
A land of ice and fire, Kootenay National Park is a place of contrasts, with valleys and canyons carved by glaciers and grasslands marked by fire. Take a scenic drive along its historic highway. Step out to experience ancient fossils and steamy hot springs.
Immerse yourself in nature at a frontcountry or backcountry campground.
Find the latest trail condition reports and closures for Kootenay National Park.
Spend a relaxing weekend in the Radium Hot Pools.
Do your part and stay informed! Your actions can help prevent unnecessary human-caused wildfires.
You can reduce the impact of an unfortunate circumstance by being well informed and well prepared.
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Visiting Kootenay National Park
Things to do, camping, hiking, trails, Burgess Shale fossils, guided hikes, backpacking, points of interest and Lake O'Hara.
Maps and directions, visitor centre hours, park fees, local attractions, accommodation, facilities and services, fire information and visitor guidelines.
Types of accommodations, equipped camping, and nearby accommodations.
Cost of daily park admission, Parks Canada Discovery Pass, camping, backcountry permits, Burgess Shale guided hikes, Radium Hot Springs and fishing...
Important bulletins, mountain safety, trail conditions, weather and avalanche conditions, bears and wildlife safety, camping, hiking and driving safety...
About Kootenay National Park
Culture and connections, working together, partners and cultural use.
Research and monitoring help protect Kootenay’s mammals and birds. We manage forest fires, restore habitat for species at risk and protect rare...
History, architecture and cultural landscape of Kootenay including Kootenae House National Historic Site, Floe Lake warden cabin and Radium Hot Springs.
Planning and management guiding documents, public consultations, information for businesses and residents, filmmakers, photographers and special events.
May to mid-October
Phone number: 250-347-9505
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Hours of operation
The park is open year-round. Visitor services are available May to mid-October.
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