Nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains in beautiful British Columbia, Radium Hot Springs lies within the majestic Valley of a Thousand Peaks and offers some of the most fantastic views and diverse mountain biking trails and cycling routes in Canada.

Biking is one of the more popular things to do here, and there’s something for everyone – from challenging downhill trails, thrilling descents, and road tours, to epic cross country trails, meandering recreational paths, and the Radium Pump and Jump track.

Before heading out, check for bike maps and trail conditions at the Visitor Centre in Radium Hot Springs or with the Columbia Valley Cycling Society.

Cross River Canyon Trails

Managed by Nipika Mountain Resort, these trails provide a wide variety of mountain biking, cross country, and recreational trails for all levels.

Lake Lillian Trails – The Johnson

11km loop of cross country biking trails, only 30 minutes from Radium Hot Springs and Bighorn Meadows Resort. With fast flowing single track trails, The Johnson is best suited to intermediate to expert riders, with spectacular views of Toby Canyon and the Columbia Valley.

Mount Swansea

This is the Columbia Valley’s premier downhill mountain biking destination, with approximately 20 km of mostly difficult black diamond trails (not for the faint of heart). However if you are prepared to take on the challenge you will be well rewarded with an adrenaline filled day on the mountains.

Westside Legacy Trail

This impressive 25km paved trail is split into 7 segments with the goal of connecting the communities of Invermere and Fairmont. The best segment to take the mountain bike on is segment 1, Goldie Creek. The trail begins with a bicycle maintenance station and continues for 2.7km. This trail is pedestrian accessible but is rated difficult, it is best for experienced hikers and bikers.

Old Coach Trail

Looking for something a little mellower and closer to town? The Old Coach Trail is a historic 9km walking or biking stagecoach road that leaves right from Radium Hot Springs and overlooks the beautiful Columbia Valley wetlands.

Panorama Mountain Bike Park

25 km of single track downhill mountain biking trails, with high-speed chair lifts and routes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced.

Radium Pump & Jump Track

The Radium Pump and Jump bike track is a trail system of small jumps and corners, allowing riders to “pump” their bikes over the jumps. Located below Rotary Park in Radium Hot Springs, the pump track can be accessed from the parking lot at Sinclair Creek.