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Spirit Island - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Spirit Island Statistics

What are the activities at Spirit Island ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Spirit Island?

Spirit Island is one of the most beautiful places in Alberta. It's a small island in the middle of the Spirit River, and it's a popular spot for fishing, camping, and hiking. The island is covered in trees and wildlife, and it's a great place to relax and enjoy nature.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.49223
52.6430493

What are the coordinates and address of Spirit Island?

Spirit Island
Spirit Island, Alberta, Canada

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Starting Point

The Spirit Island is located in the province of Alberta, Canada. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 2 to the town of Jasper. From there, take the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) north to the park entrance at Lake Louise. From there, it is about a 1-hour drive to the Spirit Island.

Why visit Spirit Island

The Spirit Island in Alberta is a place of natural beauty and wonder. It is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and is surrounded by pristine lakes and forests. The Spirit Island is a popular destination for hikers, campers, and nature lovers. It offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests, and is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

Is Spirit Island in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Spirit Island is located in Alberta's Peace Country, which is known for its natural beauty and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. This makes it a great place for families who enjoy spending time outdoors.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Spirit Island in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - There are plenty of hiking trails near Spirit Island that offer beautiful views of the area.

2. Fishing - The area around Spirit Island is a great place to fish for trout and other types of fish.

3. Boating - There are many opportunities for boating on the lakes and rivers near Spirit Island.

4. Wildlife Viewing - There is abundant wildlife in the area around Spirit Island, making it a great place to go wildlife viewing.

5. Camping - There are many great places to camp near Spirit Island, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse - This hidden gem is located on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River and offers stunning views of the river and Spirit Island. The Boathouse serves up a variety of dishes including salads, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, and desserts.

2. The Sawmill - This rustic restaurant is located in the heart of Edmonton's river valley and offers a unique dining experience. The Sawmill features a variety of dishes including steaks, ribs, chicken, pasta, and salads.

3. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This popular steakhouse chain is known for its delicious steaks and ribs. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar has locations all across Canada, including one near Spirit Island in Edmonton.

4. Boston Pizza - This popular pizza chain has locations all across Canada, including one near Spirit Island in Edmonton. Boston Pizza is known for its delicious pizzas, pastas, and salads.

5. Swiss Chalet - This popular Canadian chain is known for its rotisserie chicken dishes. Swiss Chalet has locations all across Canada, including one near Spirit Island in Edmonton.

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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