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Chester Lake Trail Head - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Chester Lake Trail Head ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Chester Lake Trail Head?

The Chester Lake Trail Head is a beautiful spot to spend a day in the wilderness. The trail head is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, and offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Visitors can enjoy a variety of hiking trails, ranging from easy to difficult, and there are also plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing. In the winter, the area is popular for skiing and snowboarding.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Coordinates
-115.3018653
50.7906529

What are the coordinates and address of Chester Lake Trail Head?

Chester Lake Trail Head
(403) 678-0760
Head,, Chester Lake Trail, AB T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Chester Lake Trail Head is located in Kananaskis Country, Alberta. To get there, take the Trans-Canada Highway to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the signs to the Chester Lake Trail Head.

Why visit Chester Lake Trail Head

The Chester Lake Trail Head is a great place to visit for those who love to hike and explore the great outdoors. The trail head is located in the Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, and offers hikers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. The hike to Chester Lake is about 8 miles round trip, and takes hikers through forests, meadows, and along the banks of the lake. The trail is well-maintained and easy to follow, making it a great option for beginner hikers.

Is Chester Lake Trail Head in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. Some families may find the Chester Lake Trail Head an excellent place for hiking and enjoying nature, while others may find it too difficult or challenging.

Things not to be missed

Near Chester Lake Trail Head in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, fishing, and camping. A bref description not to be missed would be the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains.

1. Hiking - The Chester Lake Trail is a beautiful hike that offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing - Chester Lake is a popular spot for fishing, and offers great opportunities for catching trout and other fish.

3. Camping - There are several campsites near the trailhead that offer great opportunities for camping and enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

4. Wildlife Viewing - The area around Chester Lake is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears, so be sure to keep your eyes open while hiking or camping in the area.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery is located in the town of Canmore, which is about a 20 minute drive from Chester Lake Trail Head. They have a variety of beers on tap, as well as food options like pizza and sandwiches.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse is also located in Canmore, and is about a 15 minute drive from Chester Lake Trail Head. They have a wide selection of steaks, as well as other dishes like salads and seafood.

3. The Bison Restaurant - This restaurant is located in the town of Banff, which is about a 30 minute drive from Chester Lake Trail Head. They serve Canadian cuisine like bison burgers and poutine, as well as a variety of cocktails and beers.

4. Nourish Bistro - This bistro is located in the town of Banff, and is about a 25 minute drive from Chester Lake Trail Head. They serve healthy fare like salads and bowls, as well as smoothies and juices.

5. Whitebark Cafe - This cafe is located in the town of Banff, and is about a 20 minute drive from Chester Lake Trail Head. They serve breakfast and lunch items like sandwiches and soups, as well as coffee and tea.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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