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Restless river passing through picturesque valleys offers spectacular scenery and some of the finest white water rafting in the country.
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Highway 1, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pretty river. Well worth a short stop for a photo or two - I would love to try rafting there n the summer.

Thank Camilla S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Kicking Horse River flows across Yoho NP from Wapta Lake to Golden, and runs alongside the TCH. It’s a turbulent river with the local greenish cast from the rock flour dissolved in it. Its very popular with river rafting trips and kayakers with both Class...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed 26 August 2018

the river is gorgeous; it's fast moving so you have to be careful if you go through the shore; it's normally beautiful and blue but we were there during the fires and it was cloudy.

Thank Odyssey241057
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Work sent me and some colleagues on the Excitor tour. We had a blast! The staff were all very personable, clear with their communication, friendly and fun. The facility was clean and organized. They've clearly been doing this a while and have it operating like...More

Thank jess_s_bud
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Interesting covered bridge for pedestrians over the fast-flowing Kicking Horse River built of heavy timbers in 2001. Display boards on the bridge give information about its construction. A free must-see when in Golden.

Thank kdw38
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous experience rafting with Alpine Rafting. They were very experienced and professional. They outfitted you with wetsuit and helmets. I felt we were with very experience guides. It was sooooooooo much fun!!!!!

Thank cbrkc
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a fast-flowing and exciting river. As it passes Golden, it is rather hidden but a short walk from downtown will bring you to its banks and a whole network of footpaths. The river follows the Trans-Canada for some distance so there are several...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We use to travel the old highway one which still is there but not drivable able more. We hiked it as far as we could brought tears to our eyes as this highway held many great memories to us . We sure wished it was...More

Thank Marie J
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were exploring Golden and Revelstoke in April, and there was still a lot of snow and ice around. Rafting must start a lot later, and I'd be worried about anybody walking on the melting ice to fish the river at this time of year....More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 8 November 2017

On a driving holiday we took Highway 1 along the Kicking Horse River and it was some the most breathtaking scenery we've ever encountered. Make sure to allow time for impromtu stops along the way to take in the views of the mountains and lakes.

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