Whitehorse Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Fiddle Pass (to Miette Hot Springs)

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  • Take Upper Whitehorse Creek Trail for 7.5 km.
  • At the junction, take the right fork and continue up a steep horse trail and past scree slopes. The trail climbs most of the way for 4.1 km to Fiddle Backcountry Campground, located at tree line.
  • 2.4 km farther along, past a flat meadow and small tarn, a final climb takes you to Fiddle Pass with magnificent views of Whitehorse Creek and Harlequin Mountain, and into Jasper National Park.
  • If you are continuing into Jasper National Park (JNP):
    • The hike to Miette Hot Springs is another 26 km. For details, consult JNP trail guides.
    • The Fiddle Pass/Miette Hot Springs Trail is not suitable for mountain bikes.
    • Wilderness passes must be purchased for overnight stays in the backcountry in JNP.
    • Obtain a wilderness pass through the Parks Canada trail office (500 Connaught Drive, P.O. Box 10, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, TOE 1EO); PH: 780-852-6177; FAX: 780-852-1865; EMAIL: jnp.info@pc.gc.ca; WEBSITE: www.pc.gc.ca/jasper
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Trailhead:
    Length:14 km one-way to Jasper National Park boundary OR 40 km total to Miette Hot Springs
    Elevation Profile530 m m
    Type:Out-and-Back
    Point-to-Point
    Difficulty
    SummerHikingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
    Winter
    Trail Map Map
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    Updated: Jan 9, 2019