Hector Lake Viewpoint Statistics


What are the activities at Hector Lake Viewpoint ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Hector Lake Viewpoint?

The Hector Lake Viewpoint is a must-see stop on any Alberta road trip. The viewpoint offers stunning views of Hector Lake and the surrounding Rocky Mountains. Visitors can enjoy a picnic lunch while taking in the incredible scenery, or simply relax and take in the natural beauty. The viewpoint is also a great spot for photography enthusiasts, as there are plenty of photo opportunities to be had.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours
Coordinates
51.587354 -116.3096811

What are the coordinates and address of Hector Lake Viewpoint?

Hector Lake Viewpoint
Icefields Pkwy, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Hector Lake Viewpoint is located in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 west from Calgary to the town of Kananaskis. From there, take the Smith-Dorrien Trail (Highway 742) north to the Hector Lake viewpoint.

Why visit Hector Lake Viewpoint

The Hector Lake Viewpoint is a great place to visit if you want to take in some stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. The viewpoint is located at the top of a hill, and from here you can see all the way down to Hector Lake. You can also see the mountains stretching off into the distance, and on a clear day you can even see as far as the town of Banff. The viewpoint is a great place to stop for a picnic or just to take in the scenery.

Is Hector Lake Viewpoint in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families might find Hector Lake Viewpoint to be a great place to spend time together, while others may find it to be too remote or lacking in certain amenities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Hector Lake Viewpoint are hiking, fishing, and camping. A bref description not to be missed near Hector Lake Viewpoint in Alberta is the beautiful view of the lake from the viewpoint.

1. Hiking - The viewpoint offers stunning views of Hector Lake and the surrounding mountains, making it the perfect spot for a hike.

2. Fishing - The lake is a popular spot for fishing, so bring your rod and reel to try your luck.

3. Picnicking - Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic while taking in the incredible scenery.

4. Wildlife watching - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, so keep your eyes peeled for deer, elk, and bears.

5. Camping - There are several campsites near the viewpoint, so if you're looking for an overnight adventure, this is the place for you.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - 685 Hunter Place, Canmore, AB T1W 3K1

2. Gourmet Pizza Company - 902 7th Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 2B2

3. The Indian Curry House - 801 Railway Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 2B4

4. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - 901 7th Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 2B2

5. Rocky Mountain Flatbread - 909 1st Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 2B3




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: Open 24 hoursTuesday: Open 24 hoursWednesday: Open 24 hoursThursday: Open 24 hoursFriday: Open 24 hoursSaturday: Open 24 hoursSunday: Open 24 hours

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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