Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park is in the East Kootenays region of British Columbia, Canada. It's inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.



Stanley Glacier in Kootenay National Park


All visitors stopping in the park (even just for gas) require a park permit. No pass is required if driving straight through. Day passes and annual passes are available.

Additional variable fees are required for camping and backcountry exploration. See the official website for a current schedule.

Get around

Highway 93 is the main road in Kootenay, going from Lake Louise at the north end of Kootenay National Park to the Village of Radium Hot Springs at the south end.

Parks Canada Visitor Guide to Kootenay


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