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Sundance Canyon - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Sundance Canyon Statistics

Distance

7 KM

What are the activities at Sundance Canyon ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Sundance Canyon?

Sundance Canyon is a beautiful and secluded canyon located in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. The canyon is about 8 km long and ranges in width from 50 to 100 meters. The walls of the canyon are made of limestone and shale, and are home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and mountain goats. The canyon is also a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and mountain bikers.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.6124443
51.152888

What are the coordinates and address of Sundance Canyon?

Sundance Canyon
Sundance Canyon, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Sundance Canyon trails are located in the Sundance Canyon Provincial Park, which is about a 2-hour drive from Calgary. From Calgary, take Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) east to Cochrane. Take the exit for Highway 22 and drive south for about 20 minutes. Turn left onto Highway 9 and drive for about 10 minutes until you reach the park entrance.

Why visit Sundance Canyon

Sundance Canyon is a beautiful and unique place to visit in Alberta. The canyon is located in the Rocky Mountains and is known for its stunning scenery and abundance of wildlife. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and camping in the canyon, and there are also several waterfalls and other natural attractions to explore. The canyon is also home to a variety of animals, including elk, deer, bears, and wolves, so visitors can enjoy wildlife sightings as well.

Is Sundance Canyon in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Sundance Canyon is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, biking, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Sundance Canyon in Alberta are hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in and around Sundance Canyon, offering beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing: The canyon is a popular spot for fishing, with plenty of trout to be caught.

3. Horseback Riding: Visitors can enjoy horseback riding through the canyon and its stunning surroundings.

4. Wildlife Viewing: The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears, making for some great wildlife viewing opportunities.

5. Photography: The scenery in and around Sundance Canyon is perfect for photography enthusiasts.

Where to eat?

1. The Wildflower Cafe - This cafe is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is known for its fresh, local ingredients.

2. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery is known for its delicious craft beers and pub food.

3. The Alpine Club of Canada - This club is located in the heart of the Rockies and is known for its amazing views and delicious food.

4. The Banff Gondola - This gondola takes you to the top of Sulphur Mountain where you can enjoy a meal at the Summit Restaurant.

5. The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - This hotel is known for its world-class dining options, including the award-winning Waldhaus Restaurant.

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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Shared by
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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