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Wishbone Hiking Trail | Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Hiking Trail or Trailhead

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.

Dogs are allowed on Wishbone Trail but must be kept on leash at all times. – Courtesy of Parks Canada

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

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

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

Features 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

Trail Vertical Gain or Loss

Elevation Gain: 1323 m