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Powderface Trail hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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Why choose a trail at Powderface Trail?

The Powderface Trail is a 41 kilometer (26 mile) backcountry trail located in the Canadian Rockies near Canmore, Alberta. The trail is open to hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders, and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The trail is well-marked and relatively easy to follow, with only a few steep sections. There are several camping areas along the trail, as well as opportunities for fishing and wildlife viewing.


What are the services on site?

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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.9198718
50.9182515

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Powderface Trail
Powderface Trail, Alberta, Canada

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Starting Point

The Powderface Trail is located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Powderface Trail.

Why visit Powderface Trail

The Powderface Trail is a great place to visit for a number of reasons. Firstly, the scenery is absolutely stunning and it's a great place to go hiking or mountain biking. Secondly, the trail is well maintained and there are plenty of facilities available, such as toilets and parking. Finally, the trail is dog friendly so you can bring your furry friend along with you.

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

There is no right or wrong answer to this question since it depends on what each family is looking for in a trail. Some families might find Powderface Trail too difficult, while others might find it the perfect challenge.

Things not to be missed

Near Powderface Trail, there are great activities to enjoy such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding. There are also great views of the Rocky Mountains to be enjoyed.

Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping are some of the best activities to enjoy near Powderface Trail. The trail offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and is a great place to explore nature.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - located in Canmore, this brewery offers a variety of food options, including pizza, sandwiches, and salads.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - also located in Canmore, The Keg is a popular steakhouse chain that offers a wide variety of steak, seafood, and chicken dishes.

3. Banff Ave. Brewing Co. - located in Banff, this brewery offers a variety of pub-style food options, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

4. Earl's Lodge - located in Banff, Earl's Lodge is a popular spot for breakfast and brunch. They offer a variety of breakfast items, including pancakes, waffles, omelettes, and eggs benedict.

5. The Bison Restaurant - located in Banff, The Bison Restaurant is a popular spot for dinner. They offer a variety of Canadian cuisine options, including bison burgers, elk steaks, and salmon dishes.

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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