Mount Robson Provincial Park is a hidden treasure, often overlooked due to its proximity to its neighbors, Jasper and Banff. It’s certainly no less spectacular The park is large at, 217,200 hectares in size and is a World Heritage Site. It has the further distinction of being the highest point in the Canadian Rockies, rising 3,954 meters into the sky like a perfect picture. With layers of crystal clear water, tall evergreen trees and blue ski dotted with wispy clouds, Mount Robson sits like a confident king amongst the mountains of the Continental Divide.  
  The park is surrounded by three mountain ranges, to the west there is the Caribou Mountains, to the south the Monashee range and to the east the majestic Rockies.
One of the many beautiful views along the Berg Lake Trail which has a 7 km stretch of multi-use trail for hike/bike/horse.
  Mount Robson Provincial Park also protects the headwaters of the Fraser River. The Fraser River rises near Mount Robson Provincial Park and, flows north, then loops south down the center of the province, cutting the deep gorges of the Fraser Canyon before reaching the Pacific Ocean at Vancouver. The river's is one of the longest in British Columbia with a total length of approximately 1,370 km
  The mountains and trails of this incredibly scenic park have always been popular for backpackers and mountain climbers, but it also attracts the casual visitor with its easy hikes, camping, canoeing.

If canoeing is your thing in an area with fantastic scenery, you'll enjoy Moose, Yellowhead and Whitney Lakes.

Robson also presents great opportunities for winter adventure. For the nordic skier, there are four designated cross country ski areas to choose from with miles of groomed, well signed trails for anyone to enjoy. For the more adventurous skier, there are numerous telemark opportunities and in several areas there are back country cabins which allow you to spend several days in this winter wonderland.

Nature enthusiast will find a wealth of opportunity here. Your likely to spot, moose, deer, elk, marmot and bears. If you’ve brought your binoculars, you may even get a glimpse of the illusive mountain goats of the area. In August, the park is one of the best places for watching spawning Chinook salmon.

To the south of the park you will find the Robert W. Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary, where birds, beaver and occasionally moose can be seen in their natural habitat of balsam, cedar and alder forests.

Robson attracts climbers from all over the world. First climbed in 1913 there have been many successes since. The easy access and significant vertical, along with it’s status as the Rockies highest mountain make it very attractive to climbers but no less a mountain to be respected.

Mountain bikers, hikers and backpackers share the Berg Lake trail. There are a couple of technical sections but it's mostly a wide, crushed gravel path. The trail continues past Kinney lake, but only if your on foot. At Berg Lake, backpackers can continue on the Moose River Route, a six day journey through some of the best of what the Rocky Mountains have to offer.


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