Kananaskis Fire Lookout Trail
The trail to the Kananaskis Fire Lookout follows the Mount Tyrwhitt trail up an old decommissioned fire road to the fire lookout. The trail has no technical sections and follows a wide open trail to the destination. For such a short hike, the views are excellent and there is a great chance you might spot some wildlife, so bring your bear spray!
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Route Description for Kananaskis Fire Lookout Trail
Find the decommissioned fire road from the pullout and make your way to the trail. You won’t have a hard time following the trail once you are on it. It is a clearl, wide old road that leads directly to the fire lookout. Once at the lookout, you’ll be able to see over the highpoint to Lower Kananaskis Lake. This incredible viewpoint is an excellent vantage point for sightseeing. It also makes a great picnic spot!
Getting to the Kananaskis Fire Lookout Trail Trailhead
Follow Highway 40 from the junction with the Trans Canada Highway for 57.0 km before pulling over next to Pocaterra Creek.
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