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Mount Kerr hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Mount Kerr Statistics

What are the activities at Mount Kerr ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Kerr?

The Mount Kerr is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Canadian Rockies, and is situated in the Kananaskis Country park system. The mountain has an elevation of 3,612 metres (11,847 feet) and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain was named after John Kerr, who was a surveyor with the Palliser Expedition.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-118.22
52.9366666

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Kerr?

Mount Kerr
Mount Kerr, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Kerr trails are located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Smith-Dorrien Trail (Highway 742). The trailhead is located about 26 km down the road.

Why visit Mount Kerr

The Mount Kerr is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is part of the Rocky Mountains and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and offers a variety of trails for all levels of experience. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Is Mount Kerr 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 place to live. Some factors to consider include the cost of living, the availability of jobs, the climate, and the level of crime and safety.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Kerr, there are plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy. Some of the best include hiking and camping in the surrounding wilderness, fishing in the many nearby lakes and rivers, and exploring the area's rich history. There are also a few small towns in the area with shops and restaurants, and the city of Calgary is just a short drive away.

1. Hiking - The trails around Mount Kerr offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

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

3. Fishing - The lakes and rivers in the area are great for fishing.

4. Camping - There are several campsites near Mount Kerr that offer great views and plenty of outdoor activities.

5. Horseback Riding - There are several trails in the area that are perfect for horseback riding.

Where to eat?

1. The Boiler House Bistro - This hidden bistro is located in an old boiler house and serves up some of the best food in the area.

2. The Gourmet Garage - This unique restaurant is located in an old garage and serves up some of the best food in the area.

3. The Olde Worlde Dining Hall - This hidden dining hall is located in an old castle and serves up some of the best food in the area.

4. The Treehouse Cafe - This hidden cafe is located in a treehouse and serves up some of the best food in the area.

5. The Underwater Dining Room - This hidden dining room is located underwater and serves up some of the best food in the area.

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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