The area falls within the Nicholson fire protection area and policing is covered by the R.C.M.P.
View of Highway 95 from Reflection Lake
Columbia Valley Wetlands
Health services in the Town of Golden are superior to most other smaller communities of a similar size. Golden has a full service hospital, an excellent medical clinic and two dental clinics. Stars ambulance service fly into Golden for transfers to Calgary, Alberta, for any critical treatment requirements. There are also numerous physiotherapists, chiropractors and naturopathic facilities in town.
Within the Town of Golden, recreational amenities include an ice arena, curling rink, swimming pool, ball fields and a soccer field along with a skateboard park and a tennis court. A private gym and racquet ball courts are available to members.
Even for cultural events, you don’t have to look far in Golden. An active arts council brings many cultural events to Golden on a regular basis. The town also boasts a few festivals and great summer Farmers Markets.
Kayaker enjoying the Columbia Valley Wetlands
The winter view from Western Rockies Estates
White Water Rafting on Kicking Horse River