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Mumm Basin in Mount Robson Provincial Park

(Veer Incorporated photo)

McBride

Hiking

Two hikers admiring the views (Picture BC photo)

Two hikers admiring the views (Picture BC photo)

Find easy hiking routes in McBride, slightly more challenging trails just beyond town, and rustic terrain suited to multi-day journeys in alpine areas.

In town, take a brief walk from McBride Train Station to the bird watching platform at Horseshoe Lake. Find a picnic table here perfect for a leisurely lunch. McBride's backcountry hiking is characterized by glaciers, alpine meadows, mountain lakes, and towering peaks.

Day Hikes

Explore the Ancient Forest, marked by a sign 94km/58.4mi west of McBride along Highway 16. The Ancient Forest's two trails leading to Treebeard Falls feature interpretive signs about the area's flora and fauna.

Take a few hours to explore McBride Peak or Mount Teare (2.4km/1.5mi east of McBride on Highway 16). High above town the McBride Peak trail is a reasonable 2.1km/1.3mi hike. The trail branches at 0.6km/0.37mi from the upper parking lot, with the right branch heading up to Mount Teare (4.2km/2.6mi). Both trails offer excellent views of McBride.

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