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Heart Creek Trail Head hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Heart Creek Trail Head ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Heart Creek Trail Head?

The Heart Creek Trail Head is a beautiful spot to enjoy nature and take in the stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. The trail head is located just outside of the town of Canmore, Alberta and provides access to a number of hiking and biking trails that wind through the forest and up into the mountains. There is also a picnic area with tables and benches, as well as a playground for children. Visitors can enjoy a peaceful walk or a challenging hike, and take in the fresh air and stunning scenery.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.1642936
51.0473238

What are the coordinates and address of Heart Creek Trail Head?

Heart Creek Trail Head
105, New exit from Highway 1 to New Roundabout, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Heart Creek Trail Head is to drive west on Highway 1 from Calgary. Take the exit for Cochrane and drive north on Highway 22. The trail head is located just past the bridge over Heart Creek.

Why visit Heart Creek Trail Head

The Heart Creek Trail Head is a great place to visit because it offers beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains and provides opportunities for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The trail head is also close to the town of Canmore, which offers a variety of restaurants and shops.

Is Heart Creek Trail Head in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a trail head. Some families may prefer a more secluded and quiet trail head, while others may enjoy the more social atmosphere of a busy trail head.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near the Heart Creek Trail Head in Alberta are hiking, biking, and fishing. The trail head is located near the town of Canmore, which is a popular tourist destination for its outdoor recreation opportunities. The nearby Rocky Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to the town and offer plenty of trails for hikers and mountain bikers. The Bow River, which flows through the town, is a popular spot for fishing.

1. Hiking - The Heart Creek Trail is a great place for a hike with beautiful views of the creek and the surrounding mountains.

2. Fishing - The creek is a great place to fish for trout.

3. Picnicking - There are several areas along the trail where you can stop and have a picnic.

4. Wildlife Viewing - The trail is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery is known for its delicious craft beers and pub food. It's the perfect place to enjoy a meal after a day of hiking.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse is a local favourite and offers a wide variety of steak, seafood, and chicken dishes.

3. Boston Pizza - This pizza chain is a great option for those who are looking for something affordable and casual. They have a large menu with something for everyone.

4. The Thai House - This Thai restaurant offers some of the best Thai food in the city. It's the perfect place to enjoy a spicy meal after a day of hiking.

5. The Melting Pot - This fondue restaurant is a unique option for those who are looking for something different. They offer a variety of fondue dishes including cheese, chocolate, and broth.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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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