Mount Robson Provincial Park

Mount Robson
Mount Robson Provincial Park is a vast provincial park in the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km².wikipedia
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Mount Robson

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The B.C. legislature created the park in 1913, the same year as the first ascent of Mount Robson by a party led by Conrad Kain.
The mountain is located entirely within Mount Robson Provincial Park of British Columbia, and is part of the Rainbow Range.

Robson River

The first recreational trail was built in 1913 by Jasper outfitter Donald "Curly" Phillips along the Robson River to Berg Lake.
The Robson River is a short but swift, rapid and waterfall-infested river in Mount Robson Provincial Park of British Columbia.

Berg Lake

The first recreational trail was built in 1913 by Jasper outfitter Donald "Curly" Phillips along the Robson River to Berg Lake.
Berg Lake is a lake on the Robson River just below the river's source located within Mount Robson Provincial Park, at the doorstep of the north face of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Yellowhead Pass

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There are two government campgrounds near the Visitor Centre and one near Yellowhead Pass.
It is located on the provincial boundary between the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, and lies within Jasper National Park and Mount Robson Provincial Park.

Canadian Rockies

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Mount Robson Provincial Park is a vast provincial park in the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km².
Numerous provincial parks are located in the Canadian Rockies, including Hamber, Mount Assiniboine and Mount Robson parks.

Donald "Curly" Phillips

Curly Phillips
The first recreational trail was built in 1913 by Jasper outfitter Donald "Curly" Phillips along the Robson River to Berg Lake.
He also built the first incarnation of the still heavily used trail from the Robson River past Kinney Lake and the "flying trestle" stairs and walkways through the Valley of a Thousand Falls to Berg Lake in Mount Robson Provincial Park.

Fraser River

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The source of the Fraser River is in Mount Robson Provincial Park.
The Water Survey of Canada currently operates 17 gauge stations that measure discharge and water level along the majority of the mainstem from Red Pass just downstream of Moose Lake within the Mount Robson Provincial Park to Steveston in Vancouver at the river mouth.

Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site

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In 1990 Mount Robson Park was included within the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mount Robson Provincial Park

List of protected areas of British Columbia

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Also, the Mount Robson Provincial Park was established with the Mount Robson Provincial Park Act in 1913 as a 207,976 ha park, and the Garibaldi Provincial Park was reserved in 1920 and established as a 252,006 ha park with the Garibaldi Park Act in 1927.

Valemount

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There are no trails there and the best access is by helicopter from Valemount.
It is the nearest community to the west of Jasper National Park, and is also the nearest community to Mount Robson Provincial Park, which features Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies.

British Columbia

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The park is located entirely within British Columbia, bordering Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Jasper National Park

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The park is located entirely within British Columbia, bordering Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Alberta

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The park is located entirely within British Columbia, bordering Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Conrad Kain

The B.C. legislature created the park in 1913, the same year as the first ascent of Mount Robson by a party led by Conrad Kain.

Yellowhead Highway

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From May to September, the Mt. Robson Visitor Information Centre is open to the public, and is a common stop on the Yellowhead Highway. The park spans the Yellowhead Highway and is located 390 kilometres west of Edmonton or 290 kilometres east of Prince George.

Edmonton

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The park spans the Yellowhead Highway and is located 390 kilometres west of Edmonton or 290 kilometres east of Prince George.

Prince George, British Columbia

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The park spans the Yellowhead Highway and is located 390 kilometres west of Edmonton or 290 kilometres east of Prince George.

Fraser Pass

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A dripping spring just west of a pond at Fraser Pass is the actual source of British Columbia's longest river.

UNESCO

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In 1990 Mount Robson Park was included within the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.

World Heritage Site

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In 1990 Mount Robson Park was included within the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.

National park

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Together with the other national and provincial parks that comprise the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, the park was recognized for its natural beauty and the geological and ecological significance of its mountain landscapes containing the habitats of rare and endangered species, mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves and fossils.

Provincial park

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Together with the other national and provincial parks that comprise the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, the park was recognized for its natural beauty and the geological and ecological significance of its mountain landscapes containing the habitats of rare and endangered species, mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves and fossils.

Glacier

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Together with the other national and provincial parks that comprise the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, the park was recognized for its natural beauty and the geological and ecological significance of its mountain landscapes containing the habitats of rare and endangered species, mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves and fossils.

Canyon

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Together with the other national and provincial parks that comprise the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, the park was recognized for its natural beauty and the geological and ecological significance of its mountain landscapes containing the habitats of rare and endangered species, mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves and fossils.