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Crypt Lake Trail hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Crypt Lake Trail ?

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Why choose a trail at Crypt Lake Trail?

The Crypt Lake Trail is a 12 km hike in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada. The hike starts at the Crypt Lake parking lot and follows the Akamina Parkway for 2 km before branching off to the right and following the Crypt Lake Trail. The trail winds through forest and alpine meadows, crossing several bridges and creeks, before arriving at Crypt Lake. The hike is strenuous with an elevation gain of 775 m, but the views of the surrounding mountains are worth the effort.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-113.841111
49.001389

What are the coordinates and address of Crypt Lake Trail?

Crypt Lake Trail
Crypt Lake Trail, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Crypt Lake Trail is located in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta. The nearest town is Waterton Park, Alberta.

Why visit Crypt Lake Trail

The Crypt Lake Trail in Alberta is a great place to visit because it offers beautiful scenery and a challenging hike. The trail winds through the forest and past rushing waterfalls before reaching the lake. Once at the lake, hikers can enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains before making the trek back. The hike is considered challenging because of the steep inclines and rocky terrain, but it is well worth it for the amazing views.

Is Crypt Lake Trail in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Crypt Lake Trail is a great place for the whole family. The trail is well-maintained and has a moderate difficulty level.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Crypt Lake Trail in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing. Crypt Lake is a beautiful alpine lake located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The trail to Crypt Lake is a challenging hike that passes through a beautiful forest and crosses several rushing creeks. The lake is well worth the effort, with its stunning turquoise waters and impressive mountain backdrop.

1. Hiking - The Crypt Lake Trail is a popular hiking trail that offers beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing - Crypt Lake is a popular spot for fishing, and offers some of the best fishing in the area.

3. Boating - Crypt Lake is a great spot for boating, and offers some of the best boating in the area.

4. Camping - Crypt Lake is a great spot for camping, and offers some of the best camping in the area.

Where to eat?

1. The Crypt Lake Lodge - This is a restaurant that is located near the Crypt Lake Trail in the Alberta. It is a beautiful lodge that serves amazing food. The lodge has a wonderful deck that overlooks the lake and it is the perfect place to eat a meal after a long hike.

2. The Crypt Lake Store - This is a small store that is located near the Crypt Lake Trail in the Alberta. It is a great place to stop for a quick snack or drink before or after your hike. The store has a variety of snacks and drinks to choose from and it is the perfect place to refuel for your hike.

3. The Crypt Lake Campground - This is a campground that is located near the Crypt Lake Trail in the Alberta. It is a great place to stay if you are planning on hiking the Crypt Lake Trail. The campground has a variety of campsites to choose from and it is the perfect place to relax after a long hike.

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Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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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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