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Stanley Falls hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Stanley Falls ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Stanley Falls?

The Stanley Falls are a series of waterfalls located in Alberta, Canada. The falls are situated on the North Saskatchewan River, and flow over a series of five drops, the tallest of which is 97 metres (318 feet). The falls are a popular tourist destination, and offer excellent views of the river valley below.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.3238482
52.3225709

What are the coordinates and address of Stanley Falls?

Stanley Falls
Stanley Falls, Alberta T0E 0E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Stanley Falls are located in Alberta, Canada. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 11 north from Edmonton to the town of Athabasca. In Athabasca, turn left onto Highway 2 and drive for about 9 km until you reach the Stanley Falls Recreation Area. There is a parking lot at the recreation area where you can park your car.

Why visit Stanley Falls

The Stanley Falls are located in Alberta, Canada and are a popular tourist destination. The falls are a beautiful sight to see and offer many opportunities for recreation. There are hiking trails, picnic areas, and a playground near the falls. Visitors can also enjoy fishing and swimming in the river below the falls.

Is Stanley Falls in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Stanley Falls is a place that offers a variety of different experiences depending on what the family is looking for. Some families may find the area to be a great place to spend time together outdoors, while others may find the town to be too small and remote.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Stanley Falls in Alberta include hiking, fishing, and camping. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful scenery and the opportunity to enjoy nature.

-Hiking: Stanley Falls is a great place for a hike with its many trails that offer beautiful views of the falls and the surrounding area.

-Fishing: The falls are a popular spot for fishing, with plenty of trout to be caught in the river.

-Picnicking: There are several areas near the falls where you can set up a picnic and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

-Swimming: The falls make for a great place to take a swim on a hot day.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse - This hidden gem is located on the banks of the Bow River and offers stunning views of Stanley Falls. The Boathouse serves up a variety of fresh seafood dishes, as well as a wide selection of wine and cocktails.

2. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This microbrewery is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is known for its delicious craft beers and hearty pub fare. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company also offers outdoor seating that overlooks Stanley Falls.

3. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - This popular steakhouse chain is known for its high-quality steaks and extensive wine list. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar also offers patio seating that provides beautiful views of Stanley Falls.

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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