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Gould Dome hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Gould Dome ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Gould Dome?

The Gould Dome is a geological feature located in Alberta, Canada. It is a circular, elevated structure that measures approximately 9 kilometers in diameter and rises to an elevation of 1,070 meters above sea level. The dome is made of sedimentary rock and is estimated to be about 300 million years old. The area around the dome is popular for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.6366666
49.9233333

What are the coordinates and address of Gould Dome?

Gould Dome
Gould Dome, Alberta T0K 0M0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Gould Dome is located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. The easiest way to get there is to take the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) to the exit for Kananaskis Country. From there, take the Kananaskis Trail (Highway 40) to the turnoff for the Gould Dome. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.

Why visit Gould Dome

The Gould Dome is a geological feature located in Alberta, Canada. The dome is made of sedimentary rock and is estimated to be around 400 million years old. The dome is a popular tourist destination due to its unique geological features and its close proximity to the town of Drumheller.

Is Gould Dome 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. Gould Dome is a good place for those who are interested in outdoor activities such as hiking and camping, as there are plenty of trails and campsites in the area. However, if the family is looking for a more urban environment with more amenities, then they may want to consider a different destination.

Things not to be missed

Near Gould Dome in Alberta, the best activities to enjoy are hiking and camping. There are also some great fishing spots in the area, as well as opportunities for wildlife viewing.

-Hiking the trails in the area

-Enjoying the views from the top of Gould Dome

-Picnicking in the parklands near the dome

-Fishing in the nearby lakes and rivers

-Camping in the surrounding forests

Where to eat?

1. The hidden cafe inside the University of Alberta library.

2. The taco truck that parks outside the engineering building every day.

3. The sushi place in the basement of the student union building.

4. The Indian food place on campus that nobody knows about.

5. The little cafe in the basement of the art building.

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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