Mushroom Peak Statistics

Elevation gain

3,200 meters

What are the activities at Mushroom Peak ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Mushroom Peak?

Mushroom Peak is a mountain located in the Sunwapta River valley of Alberta, Canada's Jasper National Park, lying just over a kilometre east of Diadem Peak. The mountain was named in 1947 by Noel E. Odell who made the first ascent (solo). Upon reaching the summit, he found that the dark limestone rocks there resembled mushrooms.

Mushroom Peak is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Canadian Rockies and is situated in the Banff National Park. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The peak is named for its resemblance to a mushroom.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
52.3133333 -117.395

What are the coordinates and address of Mushroom Peak?

Mushroom Peak
Mushroom Peak, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada

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Starting Point

To get to the start of the trails at the Mushroom Peak in Alberta, take Highway 40 east from Calgary to the Kananaskis Village turnoff. Take the exit and drive south for about 5 km until you reach the village. Turn left at the sign for the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park and drive for about 8 km until you reach the trailhead parking lot.

Why visit Mushroom Peak

The Mushroom Peak in Alberta is a great place to visit because of its stunning views. The peak is located in the Rocky Mountains, and from its summit, visitors can see the surrounding valleys and mountains. The peak is also a great place to hike, and there are several trails that lead to the summit.

Is Mushroom Peak 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 Mushroom Peak a good place to hike and explore, while others may find the terrain too challenging.

Things not to be missed

Near Mushroom Peak in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The hiking trails near Mushroom Peak offer beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Wildlife Viewing - There is abundant wildlife in the area, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled while hiking or driving around.

3. Camping - There are several great camping spots near Mushroom Peak, perfect for enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

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

5. Photography - The scenery near Mushroom Peak is perfect for photography enthusiasts.

Where to eat?

1. The Ledge – Banff

2. Glacier Skywalk – Jasper National Park

3. Johnston Canyon – Banff National Park

4. Moraine Lake – Banff National Park

5. Peyto Lake – Banff National Park

6. Valley of the Ten Peaks – Banff National Park




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Mushroom Peak?

3200.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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