Transportation & Maps
While most visitors arrive in Invermere in their own car, recreational vehicle or motorcycle, there are other options for transportation and getting around town.
However, a vehicle is necessary for adventuring out on the Great Circle Route or Hot Springs Circle Route.
By road, Invermere is 832km/517mi from the coast. From Vancouver, take Highways 1 and 5 to Golden, and then follow Highway 95 through the Columbia Wetlands.
The closest large city, Calgary, Alberta, is 275km to the east. From Calgary, follow the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff, turn at Castle Mountain Junction onto Highway 93, and drive through Kootenay National Park to Radium Hot Springs and the Windermere Valley.
Highway 93/95 follows the Rocky Mountain Trench to the south, but splits near Wasa. Highway 95 heads to Cranbrook (132km82mi) and the US border at Eastport ID, (212km/132mi), while 93 makes the US border at Roosville MT (215km/134mi).