Bighorn Meadows Resort
Travel Blogs from Radium Hot Springs
Today we had an unexpected day of wonders. We awoke to clouds and it appeared that the south looked clearer so we decided to head down the highway to Whiteswan Provincial Park where they have hot pools that are along the river. They are completely natural and river fed and FREE. Jym hates the ones that are just like swimming pools filled with the …
People always say 'Holly, you need to just go with it and plan less'. I have always found that my planning was likely a bit too much because there are things you just can’t plan for. This trip I tried to be "less planned" and just roll with it. Apparently that is either not working for me at all or I need to just literally plan nothing and …
... were in the clouds and fog. In fact, we were driving right along a river and we didn't know it. All we could see was fog, clouds, and the trees immediately alongside the road for the drive to the hot springs.
We finally arrived at the hot springs and got in the pool. We all loved it here. The pool is huge for a hot springs pool, and there was plenty of room to stretch out and find your own spot. We stayed ...
... Mountains. Kootenay is in the valley between the Rockies to the east and the Purcell Mountains to the west.) So, in 2003, the staff had a controlled low burn of the forest, and two years later, they had a controlled/planned harvest of the trees. The result – beautiful meadows perfect for meadow flowers, grasses, bighorn sheep, and bears. We were winding our way back to camp when I saw a black bear about 100 metres to our ...
... ve taken hundreds of photos, maybe even a thousand between us, of this beautiful place but it is now time to move on to different scenery, and the strange sounding area in Alberta called "Badlands".
Footnote: Banff, Yoho, Kootenay National Parks and Assiniboyne Provincial Park are UNESCO World Heritage Listed under Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. Hamber Provincial Park is also part of the listing but not featured as is difficult to ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking