Sitting at the start of the Kicking Horse pass Golden offers both wonderful views, amazing wildlife, and exciting activities. Visit the Wolf rescue, do some white water rafting, paragliding, mountain biking, or easy to advanced hikes. The winter offers great downhill skiing, nordic cross country, and snowmobile opportunities. Situated just an hour away from the beauty of lake louise in Canada's Banff national park. Fourty minutes from Glacier National and oh so much else.