The Kicking Horse River Lodge was built to reach a level of beauty and elegance that visitors would never forget. The spectacular British Columbia Douglas Fir dove-tail log building fronts the raging Kicking Horse River known for its world-class rafting and has a breathtaking view of the Purcell Mountains and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.
The upper level of the lodge hosts 10 lofted rooms that can sleep up 4 to 8 guests. There is an open balcony overlooking the lobby. The main floor has 5 quaint private rooms that sleep 2 guests. And, the lower level holds 2 eight-person co-ed dorm rooms with large washroom facilities and common cooking and barbecue area.
Lodge amenities include the front and back licensed patios and fireplace lounge area, a spacious reading and entertainment area. The property offers a large backyard with firepit seating area and space to play bocce ball, croquet and badminton. Just relax and enjoy the views or host larger event gatherings.
Room amenities include telephone, television and high speed internet connection.
The lodge is conveniently located minutes from downtown Golden and 5 minutes from the amazing golf course. It’s only a 15 minute drive to the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and other adventures and activities that Golden has to offer visitors.
More about Golden:
Mountains are drawing cards for world-class climbers. Mount 7 is an internationally acclaimed gliding destination and a premiere choice for the discriminating sightseer.
Golden Golf & Country Club is indeed a gem of a golf course in the Kootenay Rockies. An impressive design, superb mountain views, tumbling creeks and waterfalls are all part of a day at this course.
Golden is also home to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, The Champagne Powder Capital of Canada and to world-class heli, nordic and backcountry skiing.
Town of Golden history:
The area that would become Golden was used as a trade and travel route for the first nations Cree and Stoney natives, who came through Howse Pass. In 1807, European explorers LaGassi, LeBlanc and Finlay ventured here and were followed by master map-maker David Thompson. It was yet another 75 years before settlers came to reside here.