Itinerary Suggestion – Summer Enthusiast
Although Golden has a reputation for adrenalin filled outdoor adventures, it also offers a wide variety of recreational activities for the less vertically adventurous. For those wanting to enjoy Golden at a more relaxed pace, please check out the options below. These are “do it yourself” ideas to help our guests know about the various activities and options for what to do, in and around Golden. We do have some “packages” which include your lodge and the most popular activities where we coordinate with the activity providers and book everything on your behalf. For more information on those, please check our Packages Page.
Choose A Lodge At Mount 7 Lodges
Depending on the size of your group, choose one (or more) of our lodges. From the two bedroom Deer Lodge which is suitable for two to four people, up to our large four bedroom Eagle Lodge which can sleep eight people we have a lodge to suit your group.
All lodges are self catering, with fully equipped kitchens, spacious living areas, and your own private hot tub to ensure you can relax in comfort.
Once you have chosen your lodge and know how many days you’re staying in Golden, you can choose from one or more of the following activities. Be warned that once you start considering how many great activities are on offer, you may want to extend your stay!!
Recently rated in the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses by Golfscape, Golden Golf Club is nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Golden Golf Club is credited as one of the most scenic courses in BC. Spectacular views from every hole, coupled with fairways and greens in immaculate condition, this is a must play for all golfers.
With a full driving range, practice putting area, and the recent addition of an 18 hole “mini putt” course, the Golden Golf Club is a great place to visit for golfers of all levels.
Find out more and book a round at Golf Golden
Golden is a hikers paradise with amazing trails for everyone to enjoy. Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, Purcell and Selkirk Mountains and close to six of the most stunning national parks in Canada, Golden is an ideal place for your hiking adventure.
Enjoy easy hikes along the Rotary Trails and from the Confluence Park on the Columbia River, or head to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for gondola access to impressive ridge hikes with incredible views.
For more information on hikes in the Golden area, please visit the Golden Hikes website.
Golden is situated on the Columbia River which offers a vast selection of rivers and streams as its tributaries. These and the numerous unspoiled lakes offer great fishing from early spring.
Golden offers fabulous fishing options for spin casting and fly-fishing from the shore or boat, and even ice fishing in the winter.
Find out more and book a fishing guide with our friends at The Golden Gillie
Get On The Water!
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Want to spend a day on the lake, paddling around and floating in the sun? On the hot summer days Glacier Raft’s Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) rentals will allow you to do just that.
Find out more, and book a rental here: Glacier Raft Paddleboard Rentals
Renting an inflatable kayak is a fun, stable way to explore beautiful Golden, British Columbia. Renting a kayak gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore the area on your own, so if you’re the independent type this is for you.
Find out more, and book a rental here: Glacier Raft Kayak Rentals
Guided Trips & Interpretive Tours
Golden has such a wide range of options that many people want a guide to show them the best spots and tell them about the area. For those people looking for a cultural experience or wanting to take in some of the breathtaking scenery in the area, hiring a guide can ensure that you make the most of your stay in Golden. Local tour guides are also one of the best ways to increase your chances of seeing local wildlife.
Located in the heart of Kicking Horse Country, we are flanked to the west by the Purcell Mountain Range and to the East by the Canadian Rockies.
We are surrounded by six national mountain parks: Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier & Mount Revelstoke.
Visit one of the many national parks and enjoy the stunning scenery at Emerald Lake, Wapta or Takakkaw Falls, take a guided hike or visit the fossils of the renowned Burgess Shale.
Mount 7 Lodges Activities
You don’t have to jump in the car to experience some of the best that Golden has to offer. On those days where you want to take a break from organized activities, or want to kick back and relax, there are a wide range of options for enjoying a day in and around Mount 7 Lodges.
For those keen to expend some energy we have a beautiful hiking trail that starts next to the lodges. There are many lookout spots along the trail and once you reach the top, you are rewarded with breathtaking views of the entire valley.
We have a number of indoor and outdoor games for all guests to enjoy: croquet, board games, playing cards, balls and frisbee.
Or choose to relax in the hot tub on your private deck and take in the stunning views of the Columbia Valley.