Hinton, Alberta, Canada is an adventure and activity destination located on the banks of the Athabasca River in the Central Alberta region of Canada. Many refer to the community of Hinton as the "Gateway to the Rockies" because it is situated on the doorstep of Jasper National Park. Alberta travel guide Click Here - Plan a trip to Hinton, Alberta, Canada with the Alberta EH Tourism Guide
Hikers
A family enjoys a short stroll down a side trail seeking a private spot on Jarvis Lake in the William A Switzer Provincial Park located north of Hinton, Alberta.

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Hiking in Hinton
Hiking a trail north of the community of Hinton, Alberta near the Kelly's Bathtub, Jarvis Lake area in the William A Switzer Provincial Park.

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Picnic in Hinton
Hinton is located within a short distance to 3 major parks therefore it is lucky being so close to so many picnic sites and day use areas.

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Swimming Lakes
Hinton and area enjoy many lakes in the region for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking and just having fun in the sun.

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Hinton Hiking Trail
A hiking trail in the Hinton area which leads to one of the many lakes, rivers and creeks in the region.

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Picnic Shelter or Warming Hut
A shelter in the William A Switzer Provincial Park used in the summer for picnics and used as a warming hut for cross country skiers in the winter.

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Sandy Beach
A popular swimming hole is Jarvis Lake in the William A Switzer Provincial Park located north of Hinton, Alberta, Canada.

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