Length: 4km

Elevation Gain: 154m

Time: 2+ hours

Trailhead: At the end of Armand Way

Special Features: Old trees, mossy outcrops and stunning viewpoints.


This is one of our favourite hikes on Mount Maxwell. A short connector trail from the end of Armand Heights takes you on to the well signed Mount Maxwell Provincial Park trail network. There are lots of options including heading up to the top of the mountain, but we love this 4km loop. Walk between gnarly old growth trees, climb atop rocky outcrops covered in cool green moss and find one of the most spectacular views of the Burgoyne valley. The sweeping vista from Fulford Valley to Burgoyne Bay makes a great backdrop for a picnic!

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