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Douglas Fir Trail E - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Douglas Fir Trail E ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Douglas Fir Trail E?

The Douglas Fir Trail is a beautiful hiking trail in Alberta that offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. The trail is well-maintained and easy to follow, making it perfect for hikers of all levels. The trail winds through a forest of Douglas fir trees, providing plenty of shade on a hot day. As you hike, you'll enjoy incredible views of the mountains and the rushing waters of the Bow River. Be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife, as you may see deer, elk, or even bears! The Douglas Fir Trail is a must-do hike for anyone visiting Alberta.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.1287344
51.0504864

What are the coordinates and address of Douglas Fir Trail E?

Douglas Fir Trail E
Douglas Fir Trail E, Calgary, AB, Canada

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Starting Point

The Douglas Fir Trail E is located in the Kananaskis Country in Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Take the Kananaskis Trail south and follow it until you reach the Douglas Fir Trail E parking lot.

Why visit Douglas Fir Trail E

The Douglas Fir Trail is a beautiful hike that takes visitors through a forest of tall Douglas fir trees. The trail is well-maintained and easy to follow, making it a great option for hikers of all levels of experience. The hike is also dog-friendly, making it the perfect option for those looking for a nature-filled outing with their furry friend. As visitors walk through the forest, they can admire the towering trees and listen to the sounds of the birds and wildlife that call the area home. The trail ends at a stunning viewpoint overlooking the Bow River Valley, providing visitors with a beautiful natural landscape to enjoy.

Is Douglas Fir Trail E in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the specific needs and interests of each family. That said, Douglas Fir Trail E in Alberta is a good place for the whole family if they are interested in hiking and enjoying nature.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Douglas Fir Trail E in Alberta are hiking, biking, and camping. There are also great places to eat and shop nearby.

1. Hiking - Douglas Fir Trail E is a great place for a hike with beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Wildlife Viewing - The trail is home to a variety of wildlife, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled while you're hiking!

3. Picnicking - The trail offers plenty of great spots for a picnic lunch.

4. Camping - There are several campsites near the trail that are perfect for an overnight stay.

5. Fishing - The trail is home to a number of fishable streams, so bring your fishing gear and see if you can catch dinner!

Where to eat?

1. The Wildflower Cafe - A hidden cafe located in the heart of the forest, serving up fresh and healthy food.

2. The Treehouse Grill - A unique grill located in a treehouse, serving up delicious food with a view.

3. The Forest Kitchen - A hidden kitchen located in the forest, serving up fresh and local food.

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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