Hinton, AB, Canada is located on the banks of the Athabasca River in the Central Alberta region of Canada. Hinton, for many, is the "Gateway to the Rockies" due to its close proxmity to the Jasper National Park. The proximity to many parks and backcountry wilderness areas creates many four season adventures and activities.
Activities most enjoyed on Hinton, Canada and the surrounding areas includes hiking, camping, caving, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, birdwatching, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, off roading, cycling, swimming, picnicking, xc skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating and ice fishing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Hinton, Alberta includes Kinsmen Rotary Spray & Play Park, Brazeau Canyon Wildland Park, Thompson Lake, Cadomin Cave, Athabasca Riverfront Park, Maxwell Lake, Hinton Bike Park, Beaver Boardwalk, Brule Sand Dunes, Miette Hot Springs, Cache Percotte Forest Trails, Ogre Canyon, Emerson Lakes Trail, Folding Mountain Trail and the Willmore Wilderness Park.
The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Hinton includes the Forestry Service Museum, Hinton's Historic Driving Tour and the Northern Rockies Museum of Culture and Heritage.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Hinton includes accommodations (cottages, resorts, hotels, cabins, hostels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes), campgrounds, restaurants, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus and taxi.