Hinton

Travel Guide
Hinton which includes tranquil scenes, mountains and snow

Bikers, hikers, nature enthusiasts and skiers flock to this northern center for outdoor pursuits set in the eastern foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

Hinton is a gateway to Alberta’s Northern Rockies. Its countryside trails, meandering waterways and wild landscapes feature exciting activities amid crisp mountain air. Explore the town’s natural wonders on biking, horseback riding, hiking, rafting and skiing excursions. An easygoing ambiance and low-key commercial tourism make Hinton an ideal location for a family-friendly adventure vacation.

Pick up maps and get an in-depth introduction to the area at the Travel Alberta Hinton Visitor Information Centre. Learn about the town’s history at the Northern Rockies Museum of Culture and Heritage. Browse displays about early rangers and forestry work at the Alberta Forest Service Museum.

Find a number of recreational options close to the downtown district. The Beaver Boardwalk is a 2-mile-long (3-kilometer) path that winds through wetlands and around a beaver-inhabited pond. Challenge the woodland jumps, obstacles and trails suitable for all riding abilities at Hinton Bike Park. Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre is home to picnic areas, pools, a skateboard park, sports fields and a walking track.

A short drive south of the town center is Hinton Golf Club, where golfers can play on a scenic 18-hole course, driving range and putting green. Fish for pike and walleye on the Athabasca River. Marvel at the views of snow-capped peaks while riding along the river on horseback at Old Entrance Trail Rides.

Travel into the heart of Alberta’s Northern Rockies at nearby parks and protected areas. Go boating, camping, hiking and fishing in William A. Switzer Provincial Park. Discover cross-country skiing trails, a biathlon course and a toboggan hill at Hinton Nordic Centre. Spot bears, deer, elk and moose in the Wildhay Glacial Cascades Natural Area.

Reach Hinton by flying to Jasper-Hinton Airport, a 20-minute drive west of town. Hinton is a 3-hour drive from Edmonton and about a 5-hour journey by car from Calgary. Drive through the Rocky Mountains west of Hinton in Jasper National Park, a jaw-dropping area of forests, glaciers, lakes, mountains and wildlife.

Hinton Lodge
Hinton Lodge
2 out of 5
752 Carmichael Lane, Hinton, AB, T7V 1T1
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $75 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Hinton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,230 reviews)
"nice place"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Hinton Lodge
Ramada by Wyndham Hinton
Ramada by Wyndham Hinton
3.5 out of 5
149 Woodley Drive, Hinton, AB, T7V0A7
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Hinton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,077 reviews)
"The price was very good and the property was solid. Not fancy but clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Ramada by Wyndham Hinton
BCMI Inn Hinton
BCMI Inn Hinton
3.5 out of 5
386 Smith Street, Hinton, AB, T7V2A1
The price is CA $113 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Hinton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (977 reviews)
"Nice hotel. Great breakfast. Free parking. Friendly staff."

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

BCMI Inn Hinton
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Miette Mountain Cabins
Miette Mountain Cabins
2.5 out of 5
Highway 16 East, Pocahontas, AB, T0E 1E0
The price is CA $289 per night from May 26 to May 27
Stay at this family-friendly cabin in Pocahontas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (984 reviews)
"Great location and exposure to nature."

Reviewed on Apr. 1, 2022

Miette Mountain Cabins
Folding Mountain Chalet - Jasper East
Folding Mountain Chalet - Jasper East
Hinton, AB
Stay at this chalet in Hinton. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions Hinton Visitor Information Center and Alberta Forestry Service ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Excellent property
"We stayed here for a weekend. Excellent property, in fact much better than what’s shown in pictures. Great fire pit area and deck in the backyard. Well stocked kitchen. The host is very helpful and responsive. Property is surrounded by trees which provides good privacy. It’s about 15 minutes from ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2021

Folding Mountain Chalet - Jasper East
Jasper East Cabins
Jasper East Cabins
2 out of 5
49321 Highway 16 West, Jasper East, AB, T0E
The price is CA $299 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this cabin in Jasper East. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the bathrooms in our reviews. Popular attraction Jasper National ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (175 reviews)
"Cabin was clean, check in was easy. Only problem was that the water pressure in the shower was close to none, it would just dribble out"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2022

Jasper East Cabins
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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