To learn more about the local Indigenous Community and ʔaknuqⱡuk history:
To learn more about the Settler version of the history of Golden:
Local events happening in Golden:
Where to eat
When not enjoying our breakfast or midday munchies, check out other options Golden has to offer
Pubs and bars nearby for a refreshing cocktail, brew, or glass of wine
Local, seasonal farmers market full of artisan and produce vendors
Cafés, bistros, and restaurants to nourish your body
Find more information on each of these activities here on Tourism Golden's "Things to do" listing.
Craft Breweries and Restaurants
These are a few of the many beautiful places to check out near by. See more here.
Lake of the Little Fishes, named by the Stoney Nakota First Nations
Pre-Colonization Name Unknown
The Ktunaxa people have a creation story that involves naming many of the tributaries of the "Columbia River", this particular river however wasn't mentioned in this resource and may not be for us as Settlers to know.
Unclear origin of this name, we are still learning more, if it can be known to us and shared.
How close are we to:
Join us at Golden Gaze B&B, nestled in the heart of the Columbia Valley, in-between the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell mountains. Just 35km South of the town of Golden (ʔaknuqⱡuk), you’re only a short drive away from various eco-friendly adventures, seasonal farmer’s markets, craft breweries, and local boutique shops.
Located only 65km North from Radium Hot Springs, enjoy a beautiful drive to a guaranteed relaxing soak in the natural hot springs of the local environment.
At just 265km West of Calgary, the trip to Golden Gaze involves a 3-hour drive with stunning panoramic mountain views, passing by iconic destinations such as Banff national park, Lake Louise, Emerald Lake, and the Columbia Ice Fields, all guaranteed to take your breath away.
If you’re road-tripping across Western Canada, we are the perfect stop on the 360km journey to or from Kamloops.