Menu
Cooking Lake - Cooking Lake  tree outdoor landscape nature mountain sky autumn plant cloud background lake painting forest surrounded distance

Cooking Lake - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Cooking Lake Statistics

What are the activities at Cooking Lake ?

Hiking

See photos of hiking at Cooking Lake

Why choose a trail at Cooking Lake?

Cooking Lake is a beautiful, serene lake located in the heart of Alberta's prairies. The lake is a great spot for fishing, swimming, and boating, and its surrounding parklands are perfect for hiking and picnicking. The lake is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and beavers.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-113.029167
53.433056

What are the coordinates and address of Cooking Lake?

Cooking Lake
Cooking Lake, Alberta, Canada

Customer Reviews

0 out of 5 stars

Based on 0 reviews

1 2 3 4 5

Recent reviews

Starting Point

The trails at the Cooking Lake in Alberta can be accessed from the east side of the lake.

Why visit Cooking Lake

Cooking Lake is a beautiful, natural area located in central Alberta. The lake is a great place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, swimming, boating, and hiking. There are also several picnic areas and campgrounds located around the lake, making it the perfect spot for a summer getaway.

Is Cooking 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. Some families may find the lake quiet and peaceful, while others may find it boring. There are no major tourist attractions in the area, so families who are looking for a more active vacation may want to look elsewhere.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Cooking Lake in Alberta are fishing, hiking, and camping. Fishing is a popular activity because the lake is stocked with trout. Hiking is a great way to explore the area, and there are several trails that lead to the lake. Camping is a great way to enjoy the natural surroundings and spend time outdoors.

-Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.

-Biking: There are a number of biking trails in the area, including the popular Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.

-Fishing: The area is known for its excellent fishing, with a variety of fish species available.

-Boating: The area offers a number of opportunities for boating, including on Cooking Lake and Blackfoot Reservoir.

-Camping: There are a number of excellent camping opportunities in the area.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This hidden gem is located on the shores of Cooking Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding forest. The restaurant serves up a variety of fresh seafood dishes, as well as a wide selection of wine and beer.

2. The Old Creamery Café - This charming café is located in the heart of the Alberta countryside and is known for its delicious home-cooked meals. The café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features a wide variety of dishes including soups, sandwiches, and desserts.

3. The Sawmill Café - This rustic café is located in a historic sawmill and is known for its delicious home-cooked meals. The café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features a wide variety of dishes including soups, sandwiches, and desserts.

4. The Boiler House Bistro - This hidden bistro is located in an old boiler house and is known for its delicious French cuisine. The bistro serves dinner only, and features a menu that includes dishes such as steak frites, cassoulet, and crème brûlée.

5. The Elk Island Retreat - This secluded retreat is located in the heart of Elk Island National Park and is known for its delicious home-cooked meals. The retreat serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and features a wide variety of dishes including soups, sandwiches, and desserts.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
François Dumaine
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.

Explore other trails near Cooking Lake

Ghost Lake
Ghost Lake
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Distance: 13 km
Roche Miette
Roche Miette
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Samson Peak
Samson Peak
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Mount Paul
Mount Paul
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Mount Bryant
Mount Bryant
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Mount Blakiston
Mount Blakiston
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Mount Alderson
Mount Alderson
Alberta , Canadian Rockies
Sofa Mountain
Sofa Mountain
Alberta , Canadian Rockies

Latest changes