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Healy Pass Trail hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Healy Pass Trail ?

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Why choose a trail at Healy Pass Trail?

The Healy Pass Trail is a beautiful, scenic hike that offers amazing views of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada. The trailhead is located just south of the town of Kananaskis, and it's a popular spot for hikers and mountain bikers. The trail winds its way up through the forest, and eventually opens up to reveal stunning views of the surrounding mountains. There are several peaks that can be seen from the trail, including Mount Kidd, Mount Assiniboine, and Mount Norquay. The trail is also a great spot for wildlife viewing, and visitors are likely to see deer, elk, and bears in the area. The hike is about 8 miles long, and it takes most people 4-5 hours to complete. The Healy Pass Trail is a must-see for anyone visiting the Kananaskis area.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.8745837
51.0995066

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Healy Pass Trail
Healy Pass Trail, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Healy Pass Trail is located in Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 west from Calgary to the Kananaskis Village turnoff. Take the exit and drive south for about 10 km until you reach the Healy Pass trailhead parking lot.

Why visit Healy Pass Trail

The Healy Pass Trail is a great place to visit if you're looking for a challenging hike with stunning views. The trail is located in the Rocky Mountains, and it offers hikers a chance to see some of the most beautiful scenery in Alberta. The trail is about 12 miles long, and it's considered to be a difficult hike. It's definitely worth the effort, though, as you'll be rewarded with amazing views of glaciers, mountains, and valleys.

Is Healy Pass Trail in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question as it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. Healy Pass Trail is a hiking trail that leads to a beautiful alpine meadow, so it would be a good place for families who enjoy hiking. However, the trail is quite steep in some sections, so families with young children or those who are not very experienced hikers may find it challenging.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Healy Pass Trail in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking the Healy Pass Trail - This challenging hike takes you up to Healy Pass, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

2. Fishing in the Kananaskis River - The Kananaskis River is a popular spot for fishing, with plenty of trout and salmon to be caught.

3. Horseback riding in the Kananaskis Valley - Enjoy a scenic horseback ride through the beautiful Kananaskis Valley.

4. Camping in the Kananaskis Country - There are plenty of campsites available in the Kananaskis Country, perfect for enjoying the great outdoors.

5. Biking in the Kananaskis Valley - The valley is a great place to bike, with plenty of trails to choose from.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - 631 10th Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 2A9

2. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Various Locations

3. Milestones Grill + Bar - Various Locations

4. Boston Pizza - Various Locations

5. Earls Kitchen + Bar - Various Locations

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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