Interpretive Programs 2012
Theatre | Hikes | Xplorers | Roving Intepreters | Special Events
Join a Parks Canada Interpreter for fun-filled, educational programs for everyone.
June 29 - August 31
Nightly (except Thursdays) @ 8:00 pm, Mountain Time
The Wildlife of Kootenay. Bighorns, wolves, cougars and more!
Sundays and Wednesdays
Geomagic. Harriet Potter takes you on a magical field trip to the landscapes of the past. Fun for all ages.
Tuesdays and Fridays
Exploring Kootenay: Bears and beyond.
Stayin' Alive. Find out what Kootenay National Park is doing to help wildlife cross the road.
*Monday, July 9th guest speaker Laurie Schwartz presents: Survival on the Move
Find out how park managers are helping wildlife survive on our highways.
Radium Hot Springs
Watch while you soak: short performances Tuesday and Thursday afternoons on the hot pool deck.
Wednesdays at 10:00 am. All hikes meet at front entrance to Radium Hot Springs Pools.
Along the Rim
July 4, 11, 18, 25 and Aug 8, 22
2.5 hours return
Take a hike along the rim of Sinclair Canyon: we’ll talk about hot springs, look for wildlife and enjoy some glorious views.
Into the Secret Canyon
August 1, 15, 29
Come for a guided walk back in time to a secret part of the canyon. An easy 1.5 km adventure for the whole family.
Parks Canada’s Xplorers program provides fun activities for families to learn about national parks and national historic sites. By completing a collector’s booklet, children will receive an achievement certificate and souvenir.
June 10 – August 31. Armed with animal hides, horns, antlers, rocks and other cool props, we are ready to answer your questions and help you make the most of your visit. Watch for park staff at the hot pools, Kootenay Valley Viewpoint, or other major day use areas.
July 1, 2012. Watch for fun hands-on activities at the Canada Day events.
Parks Day (park pass required)
Saturday, July 21. Parks Canada celebrates its national system which features 43 national parks, 167 national historic sites, and 4 national marine conservation areas. First celebrated in 1990, Canada’s Parks Day is an opportunity for Canadians to participate in unique and fun events taking place in Canada’s tenth national park.
Parks Day Bioblitz
Saturday, July 21. Get to know your park! Pick up a BioBlitz Checklist at the Information Centre or at the Interpretive BioBlitz Station that will be set up at Radium Hot Springs Pools from 1-4 pm.