on the east side of the David Thompson Highway (#11)
just past the causeway going over Allstones Creek. 194kms west of Rocky Mountain House. 4.5 hour drive from Edmonton, 3.5 hours from Calgary. If you're traveling from Calgary the route through the National Parks is shorter than heading through Rocky Mountain House.
sigh post on the other side of the
highway. Continue on as the trail ascends towards Allstones Lake with
several steep sections. Within an hour or so the trail opens up to nice views towards Abraham Lake
and Mount Michener. Once you
reach the top of the ridge the trail
forks left towards Allstones Lake
and right towards a lookout above
the lake. Take the trail to your
left that drops slightly to Allstones
Lake. When you arrive at the lake
you will be rewarded by its
beautiful colour and the surrounding
views. There are several backcountry campsites located next to
the lakeshore. Sadly some users
have chopped down several large trees and
stripped live branches off those
that are still standing in a futile attempt to
build a fire.
The days of burning fires at
backcountry campsites are over. It
cannot be sustained and will only
lead to closures.
is stocked with Brook Trout. You'll
to try out your luck. The lake is
200m wide, perfect for belly boats
if you're strong enough to carry one up. The grassy ridge above the
north end of the lake provides excellent views of Allstones Lake and the
Near Here: Local campgrounds include Rampart Creek, Thompson Creek, Two O'clock Creek, Dry Haven, Gold Eye Lake, Fish Lake and Crescent Falls Campground. Trailheads to Alexandra's Henry's Trail, Big Whirlpool, Glacier Lake, Kinglet Lake, Loudan Creek, Icefalls Two O'clock Creek, Sunset Lookout, Owen Creek,
Siffleur Falls, Tuff Puff, Two O'clock Ridge, Coral Ridge, Vision Quest, Hoodoo Creek,
Creek, Crescent Falls,
Windy Point Ridge, Siffleur Falls, Vision Quest, are all located near here. You are in bear country.