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The Best Camping in Saskatchewan River Crossing

Looking for the best camping in Saskatchewan River Crossing? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Saskatchewan River Crossing. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Saskatchewan River Crossing

  • Saskatchewan River Crossing, Alberta

    Backpack to Michelle Lakes

    5.0
    11.2 mi / 7545.9 ft gain
    Trailhead Owen Creek located by the East Banff National Park Boundary on the David Thompson Highway (#11). There is no sign for Owen Creek so keep you eyes open for a pullout approximately 2kms east of the Banff National Park toll gate. You will find the trail to the right of the creek when facin...
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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Hike Mount Cline

    18 mi / 7591 ft gain
    Starting 105 miles (169kms) from Rocky Mountain House, the trailhead for this hike begins across the highway from Thompson Creek Campground. There is a grassy area to park and the path extends obviously on the east side of the creek.The initial 2.5 miles (4.2kms) meanders along the creek with 2 w...
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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Camp at Upper Siffleur Falls

    3.0
    9.9 mi / 194 ft gain
    The trail begins at the Siffleur Falls staging area, off the David Thompson Hwy (11) 210km west of Rocky Mountain House. The trail consists of an upper, middle, and lower falls. It is approximately 4km to the lower falls (most will turn around here) and 8km to the upper falls and campsite. This ...
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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Backpack the Vision Quest Trail

    5.0
    This short, but steep hike includes a moderate scrambling section, leading to an open spine that becomes increasingly difficult. The views of Abraham Lake are well worth the uphill grind, however, and this makes for a great half-day or beautiful backcountry overnight trip. About one third of the ...
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  • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

    Hike to Bow Glacier Falls

    5.6 mi / 508.5 ft gain
    The trailhead begins directly behind the Num-Ti-Jah Lodge on km 37 of the Icefields Highway. The trail is well marked and winds along the shore of Bow Lake for the first 1.2km of the hike. Eventually you will lead up to a narrow gorge and onto the crest of a glacial moraine. There are only a few...
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  • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

    Mosquito Creek Backpacking Adventure

    18.7 mi / 3822.2 ft gain
    The Mosquito creek trailhead is on the east side of the Icefield parkway road just across from the Mosquito Creek Hostel. You park in front of the hostel, and hop across the road to begin the trek.The trail winds up the Mosquito Valley, occasionally popping into a clearing where you get good view...
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  • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

    Climb Achilles Spire

    5.0
    Established in 2012 by Eric Dumerac, Sid Cupido and Chad Casey.  This 13-pitch, 300m route of relatively easy climbing provides some decent exposure on a dolomite tower attached to Mount Andromache, Banff National Park. 2 hr approach, expect 8-10 hour day.  Approach - Park in the pull out on the ...
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  • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

    Hike to Hector Lake

    5.0
    3.1 mi
    Hector Lake is one of the larger lakes in Banff National Park. It is surrounded by the Waputik Range to the west, and offers pristine views of the mountains. Hector Lake is idyllic and peaceful. Most tourists drive past the trailhead on the parkway, which means the hike is not at all busy. An...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Hike to Takakkaw Falls and Twin Falls

    4.5
    11.2 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    An 18 km hike with approx 300 m elevation gain, with good variety, several waterfalls, Twin Falls themselves, Twin Falls Tea House (especially if it's open), a walk through a rock field with great views, a dried up lake bed.Start at the Takakkaw Falls parking lot and follow the well marked trail ...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Camp at Takakkaw Falls

    Takakkaw is the third highest waterfall in Canada. Mountain vistas, rushing glacial fed rivers, and waterfalls galore make Yoho a prime destination. This is the nicest drive-to campground around, and with little effort you have a semi-backcountry experience that is accessible to everyone.Take the...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Rock Climb Takakkaw Falls

    5.0
    Summit Elevation- 991 ftNamed after Bernie Schiesser and Sid Marty- Park warden at the time- Takakkaw is derived from a cree word meaning “It is wonderful”5.6- 12 pitches- MixedPark in the designated parking area for Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park, Follow a paved trail to the base of the wa...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Hike Iceline Trail

    5.0
    12.3 mi / 2867.5 ft gain
    The trailhead is accessed at the Takakkaw Falls parking lot, and then you walk to the Whiskey Jack Hostel where the trail officially begins (you can not park here unless you are a guest). The well marked trail then begins its very steep ascent through the forest where you will catch glimpses of ...
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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Paddle the North Saskatchewan River: Nordegg to Rocky Mountain House

    A suitable journey for beginners who are accompanied by intermediate/advanced paddlers with canoe rescue experience ideally.  Due to the multiple drop in points, you may even opt for a day trip without camping.  The following is a guideline of what we did from 11-13 August 2017. Approach: Head al...
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  • Field, British Columbia

    Backpack Burgess Pass to the Iceline to Takakkaw Falls

    5.0
    42.3 mi
    This hike begins at a trailhead 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Field, B.C., Canada. When heading west on the Trans Canada Highway towards Field, turn right 1.5 km before Field onto a small dirt road. Immediately turn left and continue driving straight for 500 m (0.3 mi) to a small open area for parking at ...
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  • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

    Bike the Icefields Parkway

    The Icefields Parkway is a spectacular highway to ride (you can see the short video here). The shoulders are wide and well paved. Drivers are typically courteous, slowing down and giving you space as they pass, making the ride a great deal more enjoyable. Starting in Jasper you load up your bike,...
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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Camp at Preachers Point

    5.0
    Turn off of the David Thompson Highway at Preachers Point Staging Area, approximately 60km south west of Nordegg. Beside Abraham lake, enjoy a perfect camp spot with beautiful views of the Canadian Rockies in every direction. With no cell service or amenities, this is a true experience of being t...
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