Yellowhead County

Top Adventures in Yellowhead County

  • Camping at Obed Lake Provincial Park

    Obed Lake Provincial Park is located only 34 km north of Hinton on Highway 16. The park protects several wetlands and lakes in the lower foothills of Alberta. The largest lake, Obed Lake, provides lots of recreational opportunities including canoe...

  • Hiking in Whitehorse Wildland Park

    Whitehorse is located in the northern front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. It shares a portion of its west boundary with Jasper National Park and its east boundary with a coal mine. The majority of the park is located above tree line with extensiv...

  • Hike the Sulphur Skyline Trail

    Take Highway 16 to Pocahontas. Turn onto the Miette Hot Springs Road (Pocahontas). Drive to the Miette Hot Springs parking area.The trailhead is to the right and behind the hot springs building. Walk up the stairs to the hot springs and through th...

    5 miles 2296.6 ft gain

  • Hike Roche Miette

    This mountain is one of those most prominent features as you enter Jasper National Park. Although it's North Face is sheer, this scramble leads you up the North East Col to the summit.  3.5km West of the Miette Hot Spring road there is a small par...

    8.1 miles 4265.1 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Jaques Lake Campground

    The Jacques Lake trail is one of the best winter trails in Jasper National Park and allows for various activities including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and camping. The trip to Jacques lake is 13km one-way through a narrow mountain valley a...

    16.2 miles 147.6 ft gain

  • Backpack the Watchtower Basin

    The beginning of the trailhead descends down to the Maligne river where hikers have to rock hop due to the bridge being washed away in 2012. Soon after the river the elevation steadily climbs through dense forest. After about 20 minutes the forest...

    8.1 miles 3231.6 ft gain

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