Columbia Valley Golf Trail

The journey is almost as beautiful as the destination.

The Columbia Valley Golf Trail is nestled between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain Ranges and filled with spectacular golf courses, inviting communities, and endless activities. A scenic 1.5 hour drive from Banff, both the stunning mountains and friendly faces will welcome you to the Columbia Valley Golf Trail!

Getting Here

By Car

The Columbia Valley is the perfect spot for a road trip! From whichever direction you’re travelling from, beautiful views and scenic drives await. Enjoy exploring Kootenay National Park if you’re taking Highway 93, stopping at roadside markets via the Golden Triangle Route, or experiencing the rivers and lakes of the south route on Highway 93/95.

Make sure to check current road conditions and closures before travelling. The most up-to-date information on Highway conditions can be found at Road conditions for Alberta can be found at

The nearest car rentals are available in Banff, Cranbrook, or Calgary.

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By Air

The nearest airport to the Columbia Valley is the Canadian Rockies International Airport located in Cranbrook, B.C. It is a small, regional airport servicing the Kootenay-Rockies area, with flights mainly to and from Calgary, Kelowna, and Vancouver.

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Calgary International Airport is the nearest large airport to the Columbia Valley.

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By Bus

While transit options are limited in the area, a small regional bus runs from Cranbrook to Golden weekly.

Find more information from BC Transit.

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