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    Redstreak Campground Trail

    Difficulty
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    Easy
    Duration
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    1-1.5h
    Distance
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    3.2 km
    Elevation
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    166 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Redstreak Campground Trail is a quick and easy hiking route in the southern portion of Kootenay National Park that will provide you with some scenic views overlooking the valley. While out on the trail, you will hike along an elevated position above Sinclair Creek that will eventually bring you to the edge of the campground. Easy-to-navigate trails, scenic views, and the chance for a dip in the hot springs all make this a great hike that the entire family will love.

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    Route Description for Redstreak Campground Trail

    Although it is only a short adventure, the Redstreak Campground Trail is a fantastic hiking route for beginners and families with young children, as there is plenty to see along the easy and well-maintained paths. Starting at the Radium Hot Springs, the trail will take you south across Sinclair Creek to climb uphill above the valley floor. From here, you will turn to the west and hike parallel to the creek, following it to a lookout on the edge of the Redstreak Campground that offers some beautifully scenic views that sweep across the Kootenay Valley. After taking in the sights, head back along the trail and wrap up your adventure with a dip in the relaxing hot springs.

    Getting to the Redstreak Campground Trail Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for the Redstreak Campground Trail from Radium Hot Springs, drive to the northeast on BC-93 for 2.7 km and turn right to enter the parking lot.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      July-October

    • Backcountry Campsites

      Redstreak Campground

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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