Who We Are

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As a volunteer, charitable, non-profit organization, the Friends of Kootenay National Park Association is dedicated to the protection, appreciation, education and understanding of the cultural and natural history of Kootenay National Park and its surrounding ecosystem within the Columbia River Valley.

Events and activities the Friends have supported through the years: Junior Naturalist Program, Wild Voices Speaker Series, Sponsor a Bighorn Program, Knapweed Pull, Head Banger Trail Challenge Fund Raiser, Headbanger Tours, and Art with Friends.

Get involved; come out to one of our events!

Kootenay National Park 


By supporting the Friends of Kootenay National Park , you are helping to protect and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of Kootenay National Park for future generations. » Read more...

Become a Member

Members receive a membership card,  an annual newsletter, a 10% discount on merchandise, as well as invitations to special events. » Read more... 

Nature's Gifts and Book Store

In our unique Nature's Gifts and Book store we encourage our visitors and guests to come in to view an ever expanding array of unique gifts, books, maps and trail guides. When you buy products from the Friends of Kootenay National Park stores, profits are reinvested into the Friends of KNP programs and projects. » Read more...