Your gateway to world class adventure.
The Granite Heights properties are situated in the heart of the mountains, boasting access to national parks, world class heritage sites of Canada, and unlimited outdoor recreation, all within easy distance from your home.
- With close proximity to endless hiking, sledding, and ski touring trails. Golden BC is surrounded by adventurous areas, for residents and visitors alike to visit and explore.
Views of Kicking Horse Ski Resort from your condo!
For the down hill or cross-country skier, KHMR and Dawn Mountain Nordic Center are only 20 minutes from your door.
Hiking and Summer Activities
Golden is surrounded by six national parks. These include: Kootenay National Park, Yoho National Park, Jasper National Park, Banff National Park, Mt. Revelstoke National Park, and Glacier National Park. Annual or daily passes can be purchased at the Golden Visitor Center for these popular tourist locations.
Kootenay National Park
These townhomes in Golden BC are situated close to Kootenay National Park, which contains over 140,600 hectares of tumbling waterfalls, steaming hotsprings, deep canyons, including the famous Marble Canyon, and mountain rivers.
This tourist location was established in 1920 by authorities who constructed a road across the Canadian Rockies near the continental divide. Today, you can experience glacial waters, the Radium Hot Springs, and Kootenay valley viewpoint.
Yoho National Park
View and experience mountainous terrain, by visiting Yoho National Park, where the mountains measure over three thousand feet. This national park features twenty-eight mountain peaks, with hiking trails, spiral tunnels, and over four hundred kilometers of railroad.
Yoho National Park was established in 1886 featuring Takkakaw falls, which is 833 feet high and regarded as the highest waterfall in Canada. Lake O’Hara, Emerald Lake, Laughing falls, Wapta falls, and Twin falls are other natural scenery beautifying the area.
If you enjoy climbing and mountaineering, you will like Mount Stephen, which is 3,199 meters high, the President, 3,138 meters high, and Vice President measuring 3,066 meters in height.
Yoho Natioanl Park is also home to the Burgess Shale, the largest fossil deposits in the world.
Jasper National Park
The largest and oldest park in Canada is Jasper National Park constructed in 1907. It is established on a land area measuring about eleven thousand kilometers. This natural park was formerly called Jasper Forest Park in honor of Jasper Hawes; but re-named Jasper National Park in 1930 following the National Parks Act.
Jasper National Park is the source of two major rivers, which are the Smoky River and Athabasca River. Enjoy a rewarding adventure as you drive through the Icefields Parkway and take many of the scenic stops along the way. This route joins Lake Louise to Jasper, and is a habitat for many species of animals that you are likely to see on your drive.
Banff National Park
If you want to visit the highest park in the Canadian Rockies real estate, consider Banff National Park. The park is on an elevation of 4,540 feet, which is the highest in the world. It is a habitat for woodland caribou, an animal species at risk. The park is located on a land mass of 2,564 square miles covering mountains, forests, rivers, valleys, meadows, and glaciers.
Banff National Park is a Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage, Banff Park Museum National Historic Site of Canada, and Cave and Basin National Historic Site.
Mt. Revelstoke National Park
Mt. Revelstoke National Park was established in 1914. It is the 8th national park in Canada, featuring deep valleys, mountain peaks, glaciers, and alpine lakes. The park is built on a land mass of 260 square kilometers.
Glacier National Park
Are you a hiker or mountaineer? Glacier National Park is ideal for experienced mountaineers and hikers alike. It is a favorite among alpinists across North America. The park was established in 1888 by mountaineers from Britain, Rev. Henry Swanzy, and Rev. William Spotswood Green.
Glacier National Park is one of the oldest parks in Canada and features the Rogers Pass, which is a well-known historic site in Canada.