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Horsethief Canyon - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

Horsethief Canyon Statistics


18 KM

Estimated Time

6 hours

What are the activities at Horsethief Canyon ?


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Why choose a trail at Horsethief Canyon?

Horsethief Canyon, is a canyon, the upper part of Summit Valley in San Bernardino County, California. Its mouth is at an elevation of 3,123 feet / 952 meters. Its head lies at 34Β°19β€²33β€³N 117Β°25β€²38β€³W at an elevation of 3,800 feet just east of the summit of Cajon Pass.

The Horsethief Canyon is a beautiful and secluded area located in Alberta, Canada. This canyon is known for its stunning scenery and abundance of wildlife. Visitors can enjoy hiking and camping in the area, as well as fishing and birdwatching. The Horsethief Canyon is also home to several interesting geological features, including caves, cliffs, and waterfalls.

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What are the coordinates and address of Horsethief Canyon?

Horsethief Canyon
Horsethief Canyon, Alberta T0J 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Horsethief Canyon in Alberta can be accessed from the town of Pincher Creek.

Why visit Horsethief Canyon

The Horsethief Canyon in Alberta is a beautiful place to visit. The canyon is located in the Rocky Mountains and is known for its stunning scenery. The canyon is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. Visitors can enjoy hiking and biking trails in the canyon, as well as fishing and camping. The Horsethief Canyon is a must-see destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Is Horsethief Canyon 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 Horsethief Canyon to be a great place to spend time together, while others may find it to be too remote or challenging.

Things not to be missed

Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are all popular activities near Horsethief Canyon. There are also several beautiful waterfalls in the area that are worth checking out.

-Hiking the trails in Horsethief Canyon

-Fishing in the many nearby lakes and rivers

-Camping in the beautiful provincial parks

-Biking on the many scenic trails

-Horseback riding through the stunning countryside

-Canoeing and kayaking on the many waterways

-Golfing at one of the many championship courses

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company in Canmore is a great place to eat near Horsethief Canyon. They have a wide variety of food options, and their beer is delicious!

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in Banff is also a great place to eat near Horsethief Canyon. They have a wide variety of food options, and their steaks are amazing!

3. The Bison Restaurant in Banff is a great place to eat near Horsethief Canyon. They have a wide variety of food options, and their bison dishes are delicious!

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