Electoral Area A

Area: 13,735 km²

Census Population: Stats Can 2016 - 3,148

Local Municipalities: Town of Golden

Electoral Area A is the rural area surrounding the Town of Golden and includes unincorporated communities of Parson, Nicholson, Donald and Blaeberry as well as the Town of Field.

The area offers a wide range of recreational activities being located in the Glacier Mountains and along the Columbia River including fishing, skiing and hiking.

The area spans the Rogers Pass and extends to the Alberta border near Lake Louise along the Trans Canada Highway.

The area adjoins the East Kootenay Regional District along Highway 95 just south of Spillimacheen.

Local Services


CSRD Elected Representative

Upcoming Meetings

Date Title Notice Agenda Minutes Other Documents
Jun 28, 2022 Electoral Area A Local Advisory Committee Download
Jul 21, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
Aug 18, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

Past Meetings

Date Title Notice Agenda Minutes Other Documents
Jun 16, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
Jun 15, 2022 CANCELLED - Municipal Directors Meeting
May 31, 2022 Electoral Area Directors Committee
May 19, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
May 4, 2022 Plan Monitoring Advisory Committee Download Download




Parks & Trails

Cedar Lake Recreation Site

Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, camping at Cedar Lake Recreation Site will continue to be dependent on Provincial health restrictions and may change on short notice.

Cedar Lake Recreation Site is...

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Park

Enjoy this beautiful park just across the street from the Golden Eagle Express chairlift at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. This is the highest elevation of all CSRD Parks and it includes picnic tables and benches to take in the spectacular views...

Moonraker Trails

Moonraker Trails are located on the west bench of the Columbia River across from the Town of Golden, the recreational trails span over 50 km perfect for mountain biking, hiking, and equestrian use. Recent improvements have been made in...

Parson Community Recreation Park

Parson Community Recreation Park is a year-round recreation park. In summer, visitors play tennis, baseball, beach volleyball, and basketball.  In the summer of 2016, a playground was constructed equipped with spinners, swings, a slide, and...

Tom Kelley Memorial Park

Tom Kelley Memorial Park is a place for the whole family. The imaginative play structure and swings made from tree trunks and roots are one-of-a-kind, climb-on artful play structures. The slide, net, fireman’s pole and climbing rings are...