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Kootenay National Park

Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia

Description provided by Editors

Interpretive trails tell stories about landscapes, ecology and history. Valley View (1.8 km /1.1 mi) interprets a Douglas fir forest; Redearth Campground near Radium Hot Springs. Olive Lake (5 km/.3 mi) boardwalk by the clear green lake has bronze bear paw, tree bark and fish displays; 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Radium. Paint Pots 1.5 km (.9 mi) to colourful springs and ochre beds interprets the site’s geology and Aboriginal significance; 86 km (53 mi) north of Radium. Marble Canyon (.8 km/.5 mi) with footbridges explains how water made the 40 m (131 ft) deep gorge; 89 km (55 mi) north of Radium. Fireweed Loop (.8 km/.5 mi) explores a 1968 fire and the regenerating forest; 96 km (60 mi) north of Radium. Other short hikes near Radium Hot Springs: Juniper Trail (3.2 km/2 mi), Cobb Lake (2.8 km/1.7 mi), and Dog Lake (2.6 km/1.6 mi). 250-347-9505.

Map to Kootenay National Park