Ghost towns and Graveyards

Ghost towns and Graveyards

This is a beginner guided hike and historical tour with Coaching with Lucinda. Some elevation gain. Explore the remnants of the coal road and ending at the old and mysterious graveyards.

This event is included if you are attending the ladies retreat at Nature’s Getaway this weekend. DO NOT register for this event if you are attending. Retreat INFO:

This is a beginner hike with some elevation gain. Join us as we travel back in time and explore East Bush Mountain. Round trip this is close to 5km. We make our way up to an old coal mine road, which still has remnants of the coal mining operation around if you are willing to explore! We will be going slow and steady as your guide talks about the history of this very “alive” ghost town. Lots of time to take photos! After exploring the old road and a loop around to East Bush falls (Usually dry at this time of year) There will be time after to explore what fascinating history Nordegg has to offer!


  • An experienced guide.
  • A detailed supply list, information about the trail and history of the area.
  • Your guide will also bring bear safety information, bear spray and first aid kit.

Your hiking guide’s priority is having a safe, fun and informative tour that connects you more to where you are visiting. Please note that you must have sturdy footwear and we recommend dressing in layers to adapt to constant weather changes A full gear list will be supplied to all hikers 7-10 days prior to the event.

Please be sure to provide a email address and correct phone number so I can stay in touch.

All details with items to pack, a map to the trail head and more will be provided in an email 7-10 days before the hike.

Refund Policy: Refunds or exchanges for hikes will only be issued if requested up to 14 days prior to the purchased hike date. Refunds or exchanges will not be issued if requested after this timeframe.

Emergency Policy: It is our policy to have emergency and medical information on each hiker that is logged with a check in person . Each hiker must ensure that all their medical information and emergency contact information is correct and up to date for each hike.

General Information For All Events:

  • You will be with a certified guide.
  • All parks regulations will be followed including leave no trace principals.
  • Trails are subject to change, if closed.
  • Your guide has done the trail before and knows the way



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Enjoy a round of golf with great views at the Nordegg Historic Golf Course.

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