Experience Fall Longer in Radium Hot Springs

By Tourism Radium on September 4, 2023

Want to know all about the best kept secret season? That’s right, fall in Radium Hot Springs is hard to beat. With crisp mountain air in the mornings and t-shirt weather in the sunny afternoons, find more of what you love this fall in the Columbia Valley.

Not ready for winter? Well, neither are we! Luckily, Radium Hot Springs and surrounding areas have a longer fall season compared to other provinces. You can still participate in your favourite fall activities and stay warm! Try these activities to experience a long fall season in the Canadian Rockies.

Take a Hike

Hiking season isn’t over yet! With a longer fall, season there’s plenty of time to hit the trails! The beautiful fall colours provide a gorgeous ambience for fall hikes. Plus, cooler temperatures means no scorching hot days on the trails! Radium Hot Springs has no shortage of beautiful hikes to try in the fall. Find the best trail by exploring the best fall hikes.

Catch a Local Event

Fall is filled with fun local events in Radium Hot Spring and the greater Columbia Valley! What’s not to love about the Columbia Valley Classics Car Show & Shine, fall harvest markets, and live music? Stay in the know for events going on in Radium Hot Springs, Invermere, Panorama, and Fairmont Hot Springs by checking out the Events Calendar.

Ride Your Bike

Bike season isn’t close to being over! Get in more rides through to October in the Columbia Valley Trail networks. Try the Sinclair Creek Trail for a short but sweet ride, head out on the Old Coach Trail overlooking the Columbia River Wetlands, cruise along the Johnson Trail Network, or crush some miles on the paved Westside Legacy Trail in Invermere. Find trail information and get planning here.

Get the Last Swings of the Season

Did you know Radium is located on the Columbia Valley Golf Trail? With 10 amazing courses from Spur Valley to Fairmont Hot Springs, ranging from family friendly to world class, you’re sure to nab some great tee times. With a golf season stretching in to late October, fall is an unbeatable time to golf in Radium Hot Springs.

Taste the Village

Fuel your fall adventures by experiencing the great restaurants and cafes in the Village of Radium. Curl up with a latte and fresh baked sticky bun at Screamers Ice Cream Cafe, grab a poutine from The Snack Bar to pair with a pint from Radium Brewing, or indulge in a classic schnitzel and spazle meal from Helna’s Stube – the choice is yours! Check out all of the great dining options in Radium here.

Shopping, Activities & Fun

Take a stroll down Main Street and check out the local favourite shops and activities. From picking up a handcrafted treasure at Funky Junk Stained Glass & More, challenging your group to an escape at Columbia Valley Escape Rooms, or picking up some sweet new threads at Kootenay Clothing Company, plan to spend time in the Village core!

Find Fall Foliage

Calling all larch lovers! You’ll have no trouble finding vibrant fall colours around Radium Hot Springs. Take a stroll on a hiking trail, head out to a viewpoint, or go for a scenic drive: the choice is yours! Check out our top spots to find the fall colours in Radium Hot Springs here.

Set Up Camp

With a long and mild fall, camping season is longer, too! Choose from a variety of campgrounds in and around Radium to get in to nature for the fall. Cozy up with a hot coffee and cozy layers to enjoy the fresh air and foliage with fall camping trips to Radium Hot Springs.

Paddle the Waterways

Paddle in the fall and experience the beautiful views and rich fall colours! Waterways are generally calm and low in the fall season, with options for lake paddles or trips on the Columbia River. No gear? No worries! There is places in Radium and the Columbia Valley that you can rent a paddling devices. Check out Far Out Adventures and Columbia River Paddle to see your options.

Soak in Hot Springs

Relax after your fall adventures by soaking in the Radium Hot Springs pools. A chill in the air, hot mineral water, and vibrant yellow leaves create the ideal experience for enjoying the Hot Springs pools.

Cozy Up in a Cabin

Book your fall trip to Radium Hot Springs today to take in this unbeatable, but fleeting, season with so many activities. Discover cozy private cabins, cozy Village motels, glamping experiences, vacation homes for the whole family, and so many more options – you’re sure to find your perfect place to stay.

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