Golden, BC

Check out Camp That Site‘s banner photo above.  It’s such a fantastic mountain view from a private woodsy campsite that, to me, it epitomizes the perfect British Columbian camping getaway.  Problem is, we can’t remember what campground this is so I haven’t been able to do a review!  If anyone recognizes this place, please let me know.

Here is what we do remember about this campground

  • it was just east of Golden on the south side of the TransCanada Hwy.  Or maybe it was just outside Revelstoke?  Or maybe it was Canyon Springs??
  • it was an older, private campground
  • on the south/west side of the campground, was this gorgeous mountain view with a nearby town down in the valley
  • in August, down the slope lives a herd of big horn sheep
  • it was 2008 when we visited, so the place may have closed down since then.  We can’t locate such a place or find similar images on Google.

Below, check out other awesome photos of this same campground.  Yes, the big horn sheep came right into our site!

As a general impression of camping near Golden, I can say:

  1. its a beautiful part of the Rockies, just an hour west of Banff.
  2. we used it as an overnight stop on a long trip from Vancouver to Alberta’s dinosaur area.   We broke that first leg of the trip up with a long half-way lunch stop at Kamloop’s riverside park.
  3. the Golden area itself has great hiking and some hot springs.

Our perfect campsite

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Our friends

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Our backyard

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We hope your family can enjoy this overnight stay as well

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10 thoughts on “Golden, BC

  1. We’ve been to Golden several times, mostly in winter to go skiing. But we have had some nice hiking there as well during summer. A very nice area:)

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  2. Beautiful photos! I really love the one with the mountain goats so close to your camp. I didn’t realize you are participating in blogging from A-Z! I’ll be following you! 🙂

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  3. OMG – some of my favourite memories of family vacations with our boys happened in Golden! … hiking at Kicking Horse Resort, white water rafting, hang-gliding, horseback riding … we did it all. We laughed a LOT and dropped into bed at night exhausted 🙂
    Excellent choice!! Would go back there in a minute … and yes, the scenery is breathtaking!!

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