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Kootenay National Park

Interpretation - July 1 to August 31, 2016

Lake Louise Yoho Kootenay Interpreters
Park interpreters are excitedly waiting to welcome you! You don't need to be staying in the campground to join in the fun. © Parcs Canada

Evening Programs | Guided WalksActivity Stations

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Evening Programs 

Wildlife Jenga

Redstreak Theatre
Thursdays and Saturdays, July and August from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Stack up a giant Jenga game of building blocks for endangered species.

Sunset Ramble Guided Walk

Redstreak Theatre
Fridays in July from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Fridays in August from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Fire, flowers and fossils: join us for an easy, 1.5-hour walk.

Zoologist in Training

Redstreak Theatre
Wednesdays, July and August from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Search for animals signs, cast a track and more at this fun family event.

Fireside Tails

McLeod Meadows Campground
Thursdays, July and August from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Share animal stories around the campfire.

The Bear Essentials

Redstreak Theatre
Tuesdays, July and August from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Explore what bears need to survive and how we can help them.


Guided Walks

Into the Secret Canyon

Radium Hot Springs Pools
Saturdays, August from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Take in an easy, 1.5-km adventure for the whole family.


Activity Stations

Coffee (or Tea!) and Hands-on Activities

Redstreak Theatre
Sundays, July and August from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Bring a cup and your burning questions.

Learn to Geocache

Redstreak Campground
Thursdays and Sundays, July and August from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Navigate through bighorn country to hidden habitats.

Junior Naturalist Program – Friends of Kootenay

Redstreak Campground
Thursday July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Friday July 8, 15, 22, 29 and August 5, 12, 19, 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Saturday July 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Kids! Go on explorative hikes, play interactive games and examine cool artifacts with the Friends of Kootenay. For registration and prices, contact: friendsofkootenay@gmail.com.

Learn-to Camp

Radium Hot Springs Pools
Fridays, July and August from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Learn how you can spend safe and enjoyable nights camping in the mountains with your family! Develop the skills you need to appreciate the joys of this truly Canadian experience.

Canada Day

Radium Hot Springs Upper Pool Deck
Friday July 1 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Play our Stayin’ Alive life-sized board game and take a wild “I love Kootenay National Park” selfie.

Parks Day

Radium Hot Springs Upper Pool Deck
Saturday July 16 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Play our Stayin’ Alive life-sized board game and take a wild “I love Kootenay National Park” selfie.