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Rae Lake - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Rae Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Rae Lake?

The Rae Lake is a beautiful, serene place located in the Canadian Rockies. It's a great spot for fishing, camping, and hiking. The lake is surrounded by tall mountains and dense forests, making it the perfect place to get away from it all.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.9727442
50.655381

What are the coordinates and address of Rae Lake?

Rae Lake
Rae Lake, Alberta T0L 1K0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Rae Lake trailhead is located in the hamlet of Rae, Alberta. Rae is located approximately 95 km west of Edmonton on Highway 16. The trailhead is located on the north side of the highway, approximately 1 km east of the hamlet of Rae.

Why visit Rae Lake

The Rae Lake area in Alberta is a beautiful place to visit, with its pristine lakes and forests. It is a great place for fishing, hiking, camping, and canoeing. The scenery is stunning, and there are plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing. The area is also rich in history, with many archaeological sites to explore.

Is Rae Lake 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 vacation spot. Rae Lake is a beautiful, natural area with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. However, there are no major towns or cities in the area, so it may not be ideal if the family is looking for more amenities and services nearby.

Things not to be missed

Hiking, fishing, and camping are all popular activities near Rae Lake in Alberta.

-Hiking: Rae Lakes Loop is a moderate hike that takes you around three pristine turquoise lakes. The trailhead is located at the end of the road near the campground.

-Fishing: Rae Lakes are known for their trout fishing.

-Boating: Canoeing and kayaking are popular activities on Rae Lake.

-Swimming: The clear, cool water of Rae Lake is perfect for swimming.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This hidden gem is located on the shores of Rae Lake and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The restaurant serves up a variety of dishes including seafood, steak, and pasta.

2. The Sawmill - This rustic restaurant is located in a historic building and serves up a variety of Canadian cuisine including bison, elk, and trout.

3. The Trading Post - This unique restaurant is located in an old trading post and serves up a variety of American and Canadian cuisine. The restaurant is known for its delicious burgers and fries.

4. The Grizzly Paw Pub & Grill - This popular pub and grill is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and serves up a variety of pub fare including burgers, wings, and pizza.

5. The Lazy Bear Lodge - This charming lodge is located in the heart of the wilderness and serves up a variety of home cooked meals including bison, elk, and trout.

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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