Activities and experiences

Kootenay National Park

Enjoy the scenic drive and experience something new around every turn. Plan a multi-day backcountry trek or relax in scenic campgrounds. Soak in the mineral waters of Radium Hot Springs or challenge yourself to a full-day hike with fossils older than dinosaurs! The choice is yours.

Scenic Drives

Download the guided audio tour app, enjoy scenic viewpoints, a picnic, or a short self-guided interpretive walk.

hikers looking at fossils

Burgess Shale fossil hikes

The Burgess Shale is one of the most significant fossil finds on earth. Learn about the Burgess Shale, explore fossils virtually, or plan a guided hike.


With more than 200 kilometres of trails, Kootenay National Park offers countless possibilities for the day stroller and expert backpacker alike.

Red chairs

Each location offers views of exquisite views of nearby mountains, rivers or lakes.


Kootenay National Park offers extensive backcountry experiences to visitors looking to explore further into the park.

Two hikers on a bridge crossing Marble Canyon

Points of Interest

Explore the top things to see on your drive through the park. Take a break along the way and enjoy something new around every curve.

Services and amenities

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Accommodation Accommodation
Bus parking Bus parking
Camping Campgrounds
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Gift Shop Gift shop
Information Information
Lookout Lookout
Picnic area Picnic area
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Playground Playground
Restrooms Restrooms
Swimming Swimming pool
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