Wishbone Hiking Trail | Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Wishbone Hiking Trail is a 6.6 km, out-and-back trail located in Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park that takes you through aspen forests and wetlands. The trail is also an access point to Vimy Peak and is best used between June to October.

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Latitude: 49.108637 Longitude: -113.826203 Elevation: 4229 ft

Trail Vertical Gain or Loss

Elevation Gain: 1323 m

Full Description of this Recreation Trail

Trail Difficulty
Summer: Difficult
Winter: Difficult

Difficult Trails are suitable for visitors who have trail experience and who are prepared. These trails have a variety of surfaces with obstacles and may have large hills with long steep stations.

Activities Available: Hiking and Cycling

Obstacles: Few or no obstacles, no stairs or minimal use of stairs
Surface: Natural
Profile: Gently rolling hills with short, steep sections


Trail Distance

6.6 km

Type of Trail Experience


Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

The Wishbone trailhead is located on the Chief Mountain Highway approximately 300 m from Highway 5.


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