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 / 0.3 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 / 0.9 mi to colourful springs and ochre beds interprets the site’s geology and Aboriginal significance; 86 km / 53 mi north of Radium. Marble Canyon 0.8 km / 0.5 mi with footbridges explains how water made the 40 m / 131 ft deep gorge; 89 km / 55 mi north of Radium. Fireweed Loop 0.8 km / 0.5 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. For more information, call 250-347-9505.