Scenic Stops

Beaver Boardwalk
Located in Hinton by Maxwell Lake, this is a must see! The 3 kilometre Beaver Boardwalk allows you to explore this wetland ecosystem and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Watch beavers build dams and eat in their natural habitat.

Brule Sand Dunes
The Brule Sand Dunes are located west of Hinton off of Highway 16. Signs are posted on Highway 16, as well as in the Wildhorse Provincial Recreation Area. Trails can be used by all terrain vehicles (ATVs), hikers, and horseback riders. Trail conditions are weather dependent. Respect the land and use appropriate trails. Please note that the dunes are not accessible from Brule.
Beautiful mountain range with a reflecting lake
Cadomin & The Cadomin Cave
Cadomin is a hamlet located 50 kilometres down Highway 40 South in Whitehorse Wildland Park. Its year-round population is under 150. There is a general store / café full of history. The Cadomin Cave is currently closed to the public in attempt to stop the spread of white-nose syndrome that is lethal to bats.

Cardinal Divide
The Cardinal Divide is approximately 20 kilometres from Cadomin along the Grave Flats Road and offers spectacular mountain views. At Mountain Park the haul road veers right, while the Grave Flats Road crosses the McLeod River twice, then begins its ascent to the Cardinal Divide. It's worth the drive! Road conditions are weather dependent.

Hinton Bike Park
Located on Robb Road, this park has something to offer for every skill level. Open for free from dawn until dusk, the Hinton Bike Park is a great place to test your skills.

Ogre Canyon
To get to Orge Canyon, take Highway 40 north to the Brule turnoff. Drive straight through Brule and through the horse lease, leaving gates as found. Park at the staging area that is located approximately 7 kilometres from Brule. Road conditions are weather dependent. Four-wheel drive vehicles are highly recommended. You can also walk or bike 7 kilometres to get to the Ogre Canyon area.

William A. Switzer Provincial Park
Follow Highway 40 north approximately 20 minutes until you reach William A. Switzer Provincial Park. The park includes the following 5 lakes:
  • Blue
  • Cache
  • Gregg
  • Graveyard
  • Jarvis
There is a visitor information centre located at Kelly's Bathtub to provide more information regarding hiking trails, canoeing, day use areas, and camping.