Welcome to the cozy Village of Radium Hot Springs! Known as the Warm Side of the Rockies, Radium enjoys a long fall season of hiking, exploring, and outdoor recreation with milder temperatures as compared to our neighbours to the east.
This fall, enjoy a trip to Radium and receive FREE passes to the Radium Hot Springs pools! From October 15 – December 15, 2023, book directly with a participating hotel, motel, cabin, or B&B to receive 2 passes to the Radium Hot Springs pools. Check out full Stay & Soak details here to get planning!
Day 1: Enjoy the Journey
Explore Kootenay National Park
The journey to Radium Hot Springs is almost as beautiful as the destination! If you are travelling from the east, enjoy the scenic drive from Alberta through the Kootenay National Park. Take your time along the derive and take in the many scenic stops along the way.
It’s time to cozy in to a great place to stay in the Village of Radium! Places to stay in the Village are a quick 5-minute drive away from the famous Hot Springs pools. Check in to a great place to stay in the Village of Radium. Take a look at participating hotels, motels, cabins, and B&Bs here.
Grab a Bite
Stop in at one of the many great restaurants in Radium Hot Springs to get your fill. Craving Mexican fare? Check out Don Agave Cantina. Jonesing for traditional pub eats? You’ll love the menu offered at Horsetheif Creek Pub & Eatery. Looking for a more casual pace? Stop in at The Snack Bar on Main Street to grab poutine and enjoy with a cold pint at the neighbouring Radium Brewing.
Day 2: Relax in Radium
The day awaits in Radium Hot Springs! It’s time to choose your own adventure and make the most of your time in the cozy mountain Village. Here’s our top picks:
Explore the Trails
Explore the trails around the Village of Radium to get the best view. Some highlights include the Old Coach Trail for sweeping views of the Columbia Wetlands, the Sinclair Creek Trail for an easy forested loop, or the Juniper-Sinclair trail for unbeatable views of the Sinclair Canyon & Sinclair Falls. Or, head further into Kootenay National Park for short viewpoint hikes and longer day treks.
Check out Downtown
Spend time exploring downtown Radium Hot Springs shopping and activities. Test your skills and try to escape! Columbia Valley Escape Rooms offers multiple levels and theme options for the whole crew. Walk Main Street and check out the businesses along the way to pick up a new treat, such as the Old Tyme Candy Shoppe to fuel your explorations about town!
Stop in at the Visitor Centre
The Radium Visitor Information Centre is a must-see! Check out interpretive displays, indigenous information & artwork, and loads of information after chatting with friendly staff.
While you’re at the Visitor Centre, grab your Hot Springs passes! Radium Hot Springs pool passes through the Stay & Soak promotion can be picked up at the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre, open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.
Soak in the Hot Springs pools
After a day of exploring, nothing is better than a soak in the Radium Hot Springs pools. Redeem your Stay & Soak passes for entry to the Radium Hot Springs pools.
Dine in Radium
Cap off the day with another great meal. Helna’s Stube offers Austrian cusine and fine dining including schnitzel, steak, and seafood dishes. The Old Salzburg Restaurant offers traditional German dishes featuring schnitzel and spatzle dishes.
Day 3: Explore the Village
Another beautiful day in Radium Hot Springs awaits! Lace up your shoes and get ready to explore.
Scout the Sheep
The local herd of Bighorn Sheep can often be spotted in and around the Village of Radium during the fall and winter. Scout out the sheep by taking a drive through Radium’s streets and snap a few photos. Remember to always give the Bighorn Sheep plenty of space and stay in your vehicle.
Refuel Before Heading Out
Stop in for a sweet treat before you head out on the road! Grab a coffee and fresh baked pastry from Big Horn Café to enjoy in the cozy coffee shop. Have a sweet tooth? Head over to Screamers Ice Cream Café for housemade baking, specialty coffees, and lunch specials.