, paragliding & hang gliding from Mount 7 Golden BC Canada

Maple LeafA Community of Foot-launched Pilots - Hang Gliding & Paragliding in Golden BC.

Where to Stay When Visiting Golden...

LODGING and/or Dining

Il Nido Country Inn - Log Luxury

Il Nido Country Inn, Golden BC Accommodation

Stay in a marvelous log home just minutes west of Golden BC on the Golden Donald Upper Road. Enjoy nature at its best. Make it your home for all the adventures the surrounding mountains have to offer.

Our guest suites are self-contained, fully equipped with private entrances. We offer an exclusive 2 bedroom suite as well as two single bedroom suites. Suites feature kitchen and full bath amenities.

After your daily activity you can relax in the sauna or the outside hot tub with a breathtaking view of the surrounding area.

At the centre and heart of il nido is the Great Room, designed to provide a quiet and relaxing focal place to enjoy with your family and friends in front of wood burning fireplace. 3010 Golden Donald Upper Road, Golden BC, V0A 1H1
Tel: 1-250-340-8544 Email:
Visit Us on the Web: Il Nido Country Inn, Golden BC Accommodation at

Cedar House Chalets and Restaurant

Cedar House Chalets & RestaurantWe offer our guests a True Rocky Mountain experience, whether it be dining in a casual atmosphere or relaxing in the hot tub at one of our private chalets or private suite. Our accommodation is tucked away in a peaceful mountain setting with lots of southern exposure and vast views.

The luxurious chalets feature one to five bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, private baths and cozy living rooms with cable TV, DVD players, free movies, wireless internet and iPod docking stations. Each chalet has a private deck with a hot tub and barbeque.

We are honoured to be awarded one of the “Top 50 Places To Eat in Canada” for six consecutive years by the National Restaurant Guide, Top 20 Weekend Getaways in Canada by Air Canada’s En Route Magazine, and we carry the Triple Diamond Award for fine dining by the CAA/AA.
PH: 250-290-0001

Tschurtschenthaler Lodge
Tschurtschenthaler LodgeOutstanding B&B accommodation in Golden BC offers privacy and spectacular mountain views.... Spectacular accommodation awaits you in Golden BC at Tschurtschenthaler Lodge (pronounced "Church-en-taller"). This is B&B lodging at its finest: a private location boasting spectacular mountain views; a uniquely crafted lodge with spacious guest rooms and common areas, large viewing deck and separate European style sauna hut outside the main lodge. After a restful night in a hand-crafted queen bed, enjoy a gourmet breakfast carefully prepared and served by your lodge hosts, Brandy & Hugo Tschurtschenthaler. The lodge is located 7 Km south of the heart of Golden. Set on a sunny bench on a hillside the lodge provides beautiful panoramic views of the Dogtooth and Purcell mountain ranges as well as the Columbia River and surrounding wetlands below.

720 Almberg Rd.Golden, B.C.V0A 1H2 Canada,
Tel: 250 344 7325, Toll free: 1 866 344 8184,      Click to Email Us

Mardals Hideaway, just south of Golden, BC.

Mardal's Hideaway

Located 12 KM south of Golden, these new fully furnished trailers are a great place to relax after a day of flying. There is ample room for parking. Choose from a 3, 2 or 1 bedroom unit each has great views of the mountains and a BBQ. These are a great affordable option to stay and play near Golden.
Happy Flying!

For more information call Ed, 780-718-8243
or visit our website:

Winston Lodge, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, BC.

Winston Lodge Golden BCA traditionally built, rustic, wood and stone Boutique Mountain Lodge & Spa with 10 luxurious ski-in suites within Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in British Columbia, Canada. Located only 150m from the Gondola and the infamous Kicking Horse ‘Champagne Powder’ snow. A perfect, beautifully set location for a variety of local activities throughout the year.
Phone:  +1 250.344.7272
Fax: +1 250.344.7275

Days Inn, Golden, BC. (Formerly The RIM)

Days Inn GoldenEnjoy the unforgettable, spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains from your spacious hotel room. Days Inn Golden is the ideal destination for travelers, families and outdoor adventure enthusiasts. Experience the fine dining of our on-site, award winning “Canyon’s Edge” Restaurant. Transform your stay into an ultimate Rocky Mountain experience, we offer magnificent packages on golf, skiing, rafting, and sledding.
Information & Reservations: (toll free) 1.877.311.2216
Local Tel: 250.344.2216
Web: Email:

Kicking Horse Kabins
Welcome to Kicking Horse Kabins, a Canada Select 4 Star rating and a BC
Tourism Approved Accommodation. Located in the heart of the Blaeberry Valley
surrounded by mountain views, just west of Golden, our 3 bedroom and 2
bathroom lodge is an individually designed and crafted log home. It is
finished to the finest of detail, everything from the hand crafted fully
fitted kitchen, luxurious beds and bathrooms, to the robes and slippers
supplied for your use after your step out of the hot tub! Large BBQ, HDTV
with fully loaded satellite package, DVD player, iPod docking station and
much, much more! Sleeps 6 with an option of up to 8. 4 Star accommodation at 3 star pricing!
Toll Free: 1 877 439 1117, Tel: (250) 439 1117
or visit

‘eh’ Canadian Lodge
Enjoy a real Canadian experience at ‘eh’ Canadian Lodge above the Blaeberry Valley. This magnificent hand crafted lodge surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, offers a friendly atmosphere and stunning views. Located 15 minutes from Golden, on over 300 acres of managed woodlot. With mountains, rivers and four Parks so close the opportunity for outdoor activities is almost endless.
Tel 250.344.5044 • Toll Free 1.866.693.3341 •
2476 Golden Donald Upper Rd, Golden BC

Bear Paw Lodge
Only 15 minutes drive from the town of Golden and the incredible Kicking Horse skiing resort you will find the stunning location of the Blaeberry Valley. Set in the heart of the Blaeberry nestled between the Rockies, Purcell & Selkirk Mountains sits Bear Paw Lodge.Bear Paw Lodge is a fully equipped self catering vacation property, furnished to a very high standard, which can comfortably sleep 10-12 people.  Visit Website:

Rondo Motel - HG & PG Pilots Welcome - Discounts Available
Welcome to the Rondo Motel! Clean, Comfortable, Affordable. Centrally located in downtown Golden, walking distance to restaurants, shops, bars & riverside walking paths. Huge 12' x 9' hot tub and sauna, fridges in every room, kitchenettes available.
Discounts available to all pilots that stay with us.
824 Park Drive - PO Box 258 - GOLDEN BC V0A 1H0
Ph: 250-344-5295 - Fax: 250-344-2645 - Email:

Kicking Horse River Lodge
Accommodation & Restaurant on the edge of Golden & the Kicking Horse River at Kicking Horse River Lodge in a beautiful new dovetail timber frame building:
Visit: for details and information.

Alpine Meadows Lodge
Our wilderness settings on 150 acres is conveniently located on access to Golden Golfing and skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Enjoy our outdoor hottub and nature trails for hiking, mtn biking and winter activities. for more info about lodging, our six mountain national parks and more golden adventures activities.
Call 250-344-5863 Email:

Timber Inn
European style country inn at Parson, 25 miles downrange
Rooms, cabins
Landing possible close by
Marianne & Rainer Jaeger Tel: 250-348-2228 Fax: 250-348-2292
Email: Web:

Columbia Valley Lodge
Located 15 miles downrange
Another European style inn
Located adjacent to the sloughs (like lakes) with private beach/dock
Erwin & Linda Perzinger Tel: 250-348-2508

Country Comfort Bed & Breakfast
Located right in town
Wendel & Cheri Johnson Tel: 250-344-6200
Cheri runs the weather reporting at the airport.

McLaren Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Located on the hill above town - excellent view of Mt 7 and launch
George & Bruce McLaren (father & son team) Tel: 250-344-6133 Fax: 250-344-7650
Also Wet & Wild Rafting 1-800-668-9119


The Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch
Brand new campground on 400 acre lot. Huge Area with views. Tenting sites and serviced RV sites available. Online booking available. First class service & amenities . Located in Nicholson just 7 minutes south of Golden beside The Muller Flight Park.
Phone: 403 678-6733 Fax: 403 678-6761

The Municipal Campground
Centrally located, close to downtown, reservations are recommended for mid-July to mid-August. The people there are very friendly. It is adjacent to the swimming pool, and within walking distance of town, which means restaurants and so on. Bicycles are handy.
Contact: Tel 250-344-5412 Greg Kalyniuk - Town Hall (250-344-2271)

Sander Lake Campground
Probably a nicer campground, located above the Nicholson LZ, but you definitely need a vehicle. It is much quieter than the municipal campground.
Contact: Bernie Sander Tel: 250-344-7043 (250-344-6517)

Whitetail Campsite
Located on the North bench, about 3 km from town. A number of pilots like this spot. Again, quieter than the municipal campground. Vehicle needed. Run by Jack and Rhoda Wilson. Nice guy - has a sense of humour.
Contact: Tel 250-344-5979 KOA/Whispering Pines Spruce Campground
About 2 km from town. For some reason not much used by pilots, although a perfectly good campground.
Contact: Tel 250-344-6680


Station Avenue Backpacker Hostel Tel: 250-344-5071
(Kirsten & Heidi Wurman & friends)
You cook for yourself, but get to live in a house. Very friendly, and you get to meet quite a variety of people. It also means you effectively have a phone number where you can be reached/messages etc for your stay.

Applewood Farm Hostel
Applewood Farm Hostel is located 11km south of Golden on our organic farm, Applewood Farm Gardens-fruit and vegetable stand and Garden center. We are a budget hostel offering clean, quiet, safe accomodation -- seniors discount---children under 12 stay free in same room as parents.]

Our private room is 38$ for two people or 30$ for 1 person and an extra cot can be arranged for a child or 15$ for one more adult in same room. Our bunk room has 4 bunks, is small and cozy and is 20$ per night per person. There is a pull out bed in the living room. All bedding-towels-kitchen utensils are included. Tea and coffee is included.

A group of nine may rent the entire hostel and the 9th person is free.
20$ times 8 is 160.00 per night----one week will be $1075.00.

Home made bread may be purchased at the office. Rides to and from the ski-hill can be arranged for a small fee.

Email us for details and booking at:


Web Site Design and Maintenance: