Welcome to the crossroads of adventure and relaxation. Our idyllic mountain town is sure to charm you. Nestled between the Canadian Rockies and the Purcell Mountains, with the Columbia River flowing through, Radium is surrounded by natural beauty.
If you long for adventure, Radium has everything to offer; Kootenay National Park, Yoho National Park, and Banff National Park are all easily accessible from Radium. We can boast about our long list of nearby provincial parks too: Dry Gulch Provincial Park, James Chabot Provincial Park, Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park, and Bugaboo Provincial Park. Those who have come to relax can enjoy the Radium Hot Springs pools! It is the largest, most accessible hot spring in all of the Rocky Mountains.
No matter which direction you're coming from, the journey to get here is almost as beautiful as the destination. Stay up to date with road conditions at DriveBC. The closest airport is the Canadian Rockies Internation Airport in Cranbrook B.C, an hour and a half from Radium.
Those who live here know there's no shortage of things to see and do in Radium. With hiking and biking trails accessible from downtown, Radium makes it easy to get into the great outdoors. The Columbia Valley has dozens of easily accessible rivers, lakes, and streams, for fishing, and paddling.
Our quaint little villiage becomes every skier's haven in the winter months. Radium has three world-class skiing destinations within 35 kilometres: Panorama Mountain Resort, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Radium also has many options for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and heliskiing!
Looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure? Radium won't disappoint. Go whitewater rafting or ziplining to get your adrenaline pumping. Want to learn more about the area? Go on a guided hiking or mountaineering trip, or on a guided ATV trip, and learn from the locals.
With a mild spring and a warm fall, Radium has an extended golf season. Take in the the exciting mountain scenery, or the tranquility of the Columbia Wetlands, as you enjoy one of our many golf courses.
No one does relaxation like Radium does. Soak in the hot springs, plan a spa day (we suggest Elevation Massage & Spa located at Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort) , or cozy up with a book and a hot chocolate at the Big Horn Cafe.
Obviously our favourite restaraunts in Radium are Conrad's Kitchen and Grill, and DonAgave Cantina, both located at Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort. However, if you've already visited them and want to try out another great local eatery, Radium's dining scene is sure to impress!
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