Ghost River Wilderness Area
Notice: Travel is by foot only; open fires, hunting and fishing are prohibited; all litter and refuse must be packed out; human waste should be buried at least 60 metres away from any water source.
Facilities & ServicesNo facilities onsite in park.
Camping: random backcountry camping only - there are no developed facilities in Ghost River Wilderness Area.
Hiking: access is best from a road off Hwy. 1/1A to Lake Minnewanka that leads to a day use area in Banff National Park. As well, from a seasonal road off Hwy. 40 vehicles can be driven to within a few kilometres of the area's eastern border. Trails undulate through rolling alpine tundra, across boulder fields to high alpine lakes. Topographic map - NTS 1:50,000 scale 82 O/6-Lake Minnewanka. Before visiting, inform family/friends of intended route and return time. Horses and mountain bikes are not permitted.