Welcome to Radium Hot Springs! Radium Hot Springs is known as Canada's friendliest town. If you’re looking for a place like no other, take Highway 95 to the junction of the Kootenay Highway and find yourself in Radium Hot Springs. Radium Hot Springs gets its name from the nearby hot springs located in the nearby Kootenay National Park. At only 16km north of Invermere and 105km south of Golden, there are lots of activities to do in and around Radium. 

Located at the headwaters of the Columbia River, nestled among the Purcell and the Rocky Mountains you’ll find the Village of Radium Hot Springs. Immediately to the east,, you’ll find Kootenay National Park. Also known as Radium, the village attracts thousands of visitors each year from across the country. People are drawn to the natural beauty of the area, the peaceful surroundings, and the abundance of activities and local amenities ensures that there is never a dull moment.

Come and explore the friendly streets while discovering the many local shops and eateries.

Things To Do


The surrounding area offers countless lakes and streams that are well known for fishing. When the waters freeze over, the fishing continues, just bundle up and grab a thermos with your favourite hot beverage and drop a line below the ice. That’s right, experience ice fishing right here in beautiful Radium.


Golf enthusiasts will enjoy challenging their skills at the Radium Golf Group’s two courses, The Springs Course, and The Radium Course. With a number of other courses available in nearby communities Radium is a great destination for golfers.

Hiking & Biking

Whether you are looking for a guided wilderness adventure on one of the many trails by foot, bike or segway you’ll find a tour for that. If you prefer to be your own guide, the options are endless.

Places To Eat

Big Horn Cafe

Step inside Big Horn and leave the world behind, you’ll be transported to a tranquil space with gorgeous custom tables, and plenty of space to enjoy your time. Serving up 49th Parallel Coffee and plenty of fresh baked goods, it’s the perfect place to relax.

Conrad’s Kitchen

If you’re hungry for a homemade, scratch-cooked meal then look no further than Conrad’s Kitchen.

Old Salzburg Restaurant

Stop by the Old Salzburg Restaurant and enjoy a hearty homestyle meal in a family-friendly restaurant, with schnitzels, steaks, and spaetzle.

Back Country Jack’s

Do you have a hankering for a BBQ experience? Stop into Back Country Jack’s for all things barbeque.

FireD Up Breakfast and Burgers

FireD Up Breakfast and Burgers was formerly known as Melting Pot Eatery. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with classic North American cuisine.

Radium Sights

In addition to glorious mountain views, and sweeping views of the Columbia River, Radium is well known for wildlife in the area. It’s not uncommon to find mule deers, grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. You may even notice the bighorn sheep roaming through the downtown streets!

Where To Stay

Visitors have many accommodations to choose from including a number of hotels, motels, and resorts. The Radium Hot Springs Resort offers tourists a world-class resort experience and is just one of many great places to choose from.

From the great outdoors to unique local shops, and restaurants there's so much to see and do in Canada's friendliest town, Radium Hot Springs!

If you're thinking about making Radium Hot Springs home, explore Radium Hot Springs real estate or contact us to get started today!

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