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Hike Cat Creek Hills
Event Name: Hike Cat Creek Hills (Highwood Junction Area)
Event Coordinator: Bob Wilson
Trail Distance: 9.5 km return
Elevation Gain: 410 metres
Event Difficulty Level: moderate overall but with some steep sections
Possible hazards: Some dead tree branches, a few logs to hop over, bears active in the area
Driving Distance: 230 km return
Description: This rewarding hike ends with outstanding views on a hill covered in flowers! Below one can see the Highwood River Valley, and to one side, the intriguing Junction Hill summit. We also get to pass an old coal mine. A hiking pole is recommended for use on the steeper sections, for those with knee issues.
Event Trailhead: Cat Creek Parking Lot, approx 7 km north of Highwood Junction on Highway 40
Sunday, September 1, 2019, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Heritage Park gravel parking lot, under the big "H"
Heritage Drive and 14th St. S.W.