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Bear Paw Lodge - a Mountain Retreat Near to Golden & Kicking Horse.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10 - Hot tub, Fire Pit, BBQ, Horseshoe pit, Cycles

Welcome to BEAR PAW LODGE.

Only a short drive from Golden BC and the incredible Kicking Horse Mountain resort you will find Bear Paw Lodge, surrounded by 3 mountain ranges in the beautiful Blaeberry Valley.

Facilities At Bear Paw Lodge include everything you would expect find expect from a top quality vacation home including a large Hot Tub with stunning mountain views, BBQ, Deck with patio furniture, Fire Pit, Horseshoe Pit, Volleyball net, Basketball, complementary cycles and more.

Set in a tranquil 'get away from it all' location with 360 degree views of the Rockies, Purcell & Selkirk Mountains Bear Paw Lodge is an ideal base from which to explore the stunning local area and nearby national parks of Yoho, Lake Louise & Banff, or to enjoy the wildlife and relax at the house in peace and tranquility in the mountains.

Bear Paw Lodge is a fully equipped self catering vacation property, furnished to an extremely high standard, which can comfortably sleep 10 people. An ideal and luxurious mountain retreat for your Summer or Winter vacation, you can be sure of a very comfortable stay , with hardwood floors, kitchen with modern stainless steel appliances and décor throughout.

The living room is comfortably furnished boasting great mountain views, bedrooms are newly furnished with comfortable beds, linens and duvets. The Kitchen and Breakfast Bar will seat 10 people at meal times. Other features include Satellite TV & DVDs in most rooms, & WIFI internet connection.
With almost 360º views of the surrounding mountains, Bear Paw Lodge offers incredible tranquility and the unique feeling of living close to nature in the heart mountains, with the added bonus of being no more than 20 minutes away from some of the best Winter and Summer activity facilities that Canada has to offer, such as Skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort & Lake Louise, vast Snowmobiling terrain including local guided tours, Back Country Skiing, Heli-Skiing, Snow-Shoeing, Golf, River Rafting, Hand Gliding, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking, Hiking and Horse riding.

Bear Paw Lodge is the ideal location away from any commercialism, with an abundance of wildlife often wandering through the 6 acre grounds and the vast surrounding terrain. A superb base for exploring in the mountains, visiting the Northern Lights Wolf Centre (only 2 minutes away), taking a short hike to Thompson Falls and the Blaeberry river, or lounging at the end of the day in the hot-tub looking up at the mountains & stars whilst soaking those aching limbs.

Golden is only a short drive away and has an ever growing number of fantastic restaurants for you to wine & dine.

Dan, our friendly on site Lodge Manager, will be happy to help with queries during your stay. Fresh bathroom towels will be provided twice per week and bed linen changed once per week. Full washing and drying facilities are provided for our guests to use.

Golden is approximately a 3 hour drive from Calgary, heading west on the trans-Canada Hwy 1, or 6 hours East from Vancouver. Other nearby attractions include Lake Louise (55 mins), Banff (1 hour 50 mins), Radium Hot Springs & Panorama Mountain Village (2 hours).

Keywords: Canadian Rockies Vacation Home/House /Cabin
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2128 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    A perfect family location ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    6 steps lead up to the entry door, therefore unfortunatley we are unable to provide wheelchair access at this time...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Sat TV & mountain views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sat TV & mountain views...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    DVD TV & mountain views - Ideal room for the kids...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Mountain views...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs bathroom...moreless

  • Vanity unit, mirrors, hair dryers, full selection of towels in each bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fire Pit and logs available for use in large garden, 4 Cycles available (not for mountain biking purposes), WIFI internet connection. Large grass back yard for outdoor games and woodland trails....moreless


  • Games:

    Horseshoe Pit in yard. Basket Ball net in yard....moreless

  • Music Library:

    C.D library and Ipod dock...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Many movie and sports channels available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD Player and portable blue-tooth sound system...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) Flat screen in bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    Games chest in living room with many board games suitable for children and adults...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Amazing 360 degree views of the Rockies, Selkirk & Purcell mountains. Only a short drive from Kicking Horse Mountain Resort...moreless

  • Resort:

    Kicking Horse Mountain Resort nearby...moreless

  • Rural:

    When you are at Bear Paw Lodge it is hard to believe the town of Golden and the Trans Canada highway is only 15 minutes away. Bear Paw Lodge is located in its own piece of mountain paradise....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Kitchen Diner with breakfast bar. Enough to seat 10 people. Mountain views...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Fully air conditioned house...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front loader dryer...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage for ski and boot storage with heated ski boot driers....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WIFI broadband connection...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Good quality bed linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable living area with Sat TV and mountain views...moreless

  • Parking:

    Enough for several cars plus large sled/utility trailers....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Good quality bath towels, hand towels and face cloths provided, plus hot tub towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front loader washing machine & drier...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your own laptop and get wireless broadband...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full range of cooking utensils in kitchen as well as many pots and pans. Everything you would find in your own home!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped for 10 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with everything and more you would expect and more in your own kitchen. Mountain views...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, salt, pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony/deck with out door dining in summer....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    8 complementary cycles for local non-mountain trails plus somes kids bike & a tag-a-long...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Furnished in summer ...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    15 min drive back to Golden ar Golden Golf & Country Club...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Many lakes and rivers nearby...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Put-up Gazebo available on request...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large 2 acre lawn, fire pit, volleyball net, horseshoe pit and wildlife trails through 6 acres of ground....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large propane BBQ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Ideal for those who enjoy a ciggy!...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Short drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Relax in our year-round heated 6 person luxury Hot-Tub with mountain views....moreless



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3 night min stay
$2,360 $10,209
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  • Tax Rate 5%


Maximum occupancy of Bear Paw Lodge is 10 people. Due to insurance reasons we cannot exceed this number in any circumstances.

Payments are non-refundable.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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160 Miles
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golden Golf & Country Club
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Trans canada Highway 1
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many in Golden
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Car: Necessary

Quad/ATV riding nearby, Wolf centre nearby, Paragliding nearby, River-rafting nearby.

Only a short drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Ideal Snowmobile location. Complementary bikes available.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Jim, Sherry & children Shelby & William welcome you to Bear Paw Lodge. We hope that you will come along and enjoy this fantastic location just as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Golden, BC, Canada:
As UK citizens occasionally spending our holiday time in Golden, we had fallen in love with the area so much that we decided to have our vacation home here. Come out, explore and enjoy because as far as we are concerned, Winter or Summer, there is no other place quite like it! We make every effort to ensure that Bear Paw Lodge is presented to our own very high standards, so our guests can be sure of a very comfortable and enjoyable stay and will want to return again and again. Bear Paw Lodge is proud to bean 'approved accommodation' of Tourism British Columbia.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Many People come to Bear Paw Lodge simply to relax in a peaceful mountain paradise. There are incredible mountain views from every window and whist soaking in the hot tub, Many others come to enjoy the incredible local activities available including; Winter: - Skiing and snow boarding at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort,Cross Country Skiing, Heli Skiing, Snow Mobiling, and exploring the nearby national parks such as lake Louise and Banff. Summer: - Wildlife watching, Mountain Biking, Hiking, River Rafting on the Kicking Horse River, Paragliding from mount 7, ATV Tours and the nearby Northern Lights Wolf Centre

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • After a busy day in the mountains relax in the tub at night

    After a busy day in the mountains relax in the tub at night

  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • Huge sledding terrain, with local trails straight from the yard.

    Huge sledding terrain, with local trails straight from the yard.

  • Only a short drive to the legendary powder at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

    Only a short drive to the legendary powder at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

  • Bear Paw Lodge is a perfect base for ATV or Snow Mobiling

    Bear Paw Lodge is a perfect base for ATV or Snow Mobiling

  • Wintertime at Bear Paw Lodge.
Perfect mountain base for all winter activities.

    Wintertime at Bear Paw Lodge. Perfect mountain base for all winter activities.

  • Hot tub with mountain views

    Hot tub with mountain views

  • 4th Bedroom with 2 sigles and one double

    4th Bedroom with 2 sigles and one double

  • Large Grounds for family activities

    Large Grounds for family activities

  • The Blaeberry River only a short walk or bike ride away.

    The Blaeberry River only a short walk or bike ride away.

  • First frost in late autumn at Bear Paw Lodge

    First frost in late autumn at Bear Paw Lodge

  • How about a game of Horseshoes!

    How about a game of Horseshoes!

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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