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Princess Margaret Mountain hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Princess Margaret Mountain Statistics

Elevation gain

2,514 meters

What are the activities at Princess Margaret Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Princess Margaret Mountain?

Princess Margaret Mountain is a mountain located in the Bow River valley of Banff National Park, 2.5 km (1.6 mi) west of Mount Charles Stewart. The mountain was named in 1958 after Princess Margaret (sister of Queen Elizabeth II), who had visited Banff and spent a night in a location near the mountain.

The Princess Margaret Mountain is located in Alberta, Canada. It is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, as it offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is named after Princess Margaret, who was the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II. At 2,764 metres (9,068 feet) in height, the Princess Margaret Mountain is the ninth-highest peak in Alberta. The mountain is part of the Canadian Rockies, and its slopes are covered in snow for most of the year.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.3688888
51.1561111

What are the coordinates and address of Princess Margaret Mountain?

Princess Margaret Mountain
Princess Margaret Mountain, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Princess Margaret Mountain trails are located in Kananaskis Country, Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the Kananaskis Trail (Highway 40) west for about 30 kilometers until you reach the signed turnoff for the Princess Margaret Mountain trails.

Why visit Princess Margaret Mountain

The Princess Margaret Mountain is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is part of the Rocky Mountains and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain offers stunning views of the surrounding area and is a great place to enjoy nature. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Is Princess Margaret Mountain in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a mountain destination. Princess Margaret Mountain is located in Kananaskis Country, which is a popular area for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. There are also resorts and villages in the area with restaurants and other amenities.

Things not to be missed

Near Princess Margaret Mountain in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The trails around Princess Margaret Mountain offer stunning views of the surrounding area. There are a variety of trails to choose from, making it perfect for hikers of all levels.

2. Wildlife Viewing - This area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. Visitors can enjoy spotting these animals in their natural habitat.

3. Fishing - The mountain streams and lakes in the area are perfect for fishing. Anglers can try their luck at catching trout, salmon, and other fish.

4. Camping - There are several campsites near Princess Margaret Mountain that offer visitors a chance to enjoy the great outdoors. Campers can enjoy hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing in the area.

5. Picnicking - There are several areas near the mountain where visitors can set up a picnic lunch and enjoy the views.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - 6th Avenue, Canmore

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - Various Locations

3. Boston Pizza - Various Locations

4. Earls Kitchen + Bar - Various Locations

5. Milestones Grill + Bar - Various Locations

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Princess Margaret Mountain?

2514.00 M

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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