This 4,000 resident community lies at the point the Kicking Horse River joins the Columbia. Golden is the popular jumping-off point for both Glacier and Yoho national parks. There are a number of white water rafting companies offering exciting one day or multi-day adventures.
Annual Events: Kinsmen Home & Trade Fair (April), Bear & Bird Festival (May), Mt Psychosis Mountain Bike race (June), Show'n'Shine Car Rally (July), Canadian Paragliding Championship (August), Golden Rodeo (August),
Golden and District Museum
11th Avenue & 13th Street
This museum is housed in an a restored on-room schoolhouse and contains many local historical items.
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