Kootnay River Directions

Kootnay River and Voyageur Canoe Trip

From Banff:

Distance: 115 km. Allow 1.5 hrs each way

  • Drive west on Hwy #1 until Hwy 93 south, at Castle Junction.
  • Drive south to Radium Hot Springs 105km.
  • Drive past hot pools, thru Sinclair Canyon and into the village of Radium.
  • Look for the Kootenay River Runners office on the right side of road.
  • The office is approx 3.5 km past the Radium Hot Pools. Look for a 36ft Canoe!
  • If you have reached the 4-way stop in Radium, you have gone about 1km too far.

From Invermere:

Distance: 20 km. Allow 25 mins each way

  • Drive north on Hwy #93/95 to Radium Hot Springs.
  • Follow signs that lead you to Kootenay National Pk (Hwy93).
  • Kootenay River Runners will be on the left side of the road about 1km west of the 93/95 Junc.