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Wilcox Peak - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Wilcox Peak ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Wilcox Peak?

Wilcox Peak is located in the Canadian Rockies, in Alberta. It's a popular destination for hikers and climbers, as it offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The peak is accessible from several different trails, making it a great option for hikers of all levels of experience. The hike to the summit is steep but manageable, and the views from the top are definitely worth the effort.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.24
52.245

What are the coordinates and address of Wilcox Peak?

Wilcox Peak
Wilcox Peak, Alberta T0E 0E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Wilcox Peak trails are located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes Road. Continue on this road for about 25 kilometers until you reach the trailhead parking lot.

Why visit Wilcox Peak

The Wilcox Peak is a mountain located in the Canadian Rockies, in Alberta. It's one of the most popular peaks to climb in the area, and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The hike to the summit is challenging but rewarding, and takes around 6-8 hours round trip.

Is Wilcox Peak in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Wilcox Peak is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, camping, and fishing.

Things not to be missed

Near Wilcox Peak in Alberta, the best activities to enjoy are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking Wilcox Peak - A strenuous hike that rewards hikers with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

2. Horseback Riding - Enjoy a leisurely ride through the Rockies and take in the stunning scenery.

3. Fishing - The lakes and rivers in the area are teeming with trout, making for an enjoyable fishing experience.

4. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including elk, deer, and bears, making for a unique wildlife viewing experience.

5. Camping - There are numerous camping spots in the area that offer a great way to get up close and personal with nature.

Where to eat?

1. The Wilcox Peak summit restaurant.

2. The Wilcox Peak summit cafe.

3. The Wilcox Peak summit fast food restaurant.

4. The Wilcox Peak summit food truck.

5. The Wilcox Peak summit pizza place.

6. The Wilcox Peak summit burger joint.

7. The Wilcox Peak summit ice cream shop.

8. The Wilcox Peak summit taco stand.

9. The Wilcox Peak summit Chinese restaurant.

10. The Wilcox Peak summit Indian 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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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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