Located at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) and Highway 95. 72 km (45 mi) east of Revelstoke, 80 km (50 mi) west of Golden, on Hwy 1. Mecca for adventures seekers and the gateway to remote mountain lodges. Golden is in the centre of 5 national parks (Yoho, Jasper, Banff, Rocky Mountain, and Glacier). The area offers outdoor recreation opportunities, such as whitewater rafting, hang-gliding, hiking, biking, heli-skiing, mountaineering, ice climbing, horseback riding and kayaking. Visit the Golden and District Museum featuring an early log school. Golden offers a wide variety of excellent accommodations.