High Level has a lot of good places to hike, such as Mount Norquay. Many locals as well as tourists enjoy hiking the mountains near High Level, especially in the colder months for more of a challenge and some beautiful scenery. High Level is known for trails like Old Entrance Trailrides which offer beautiful terrain and views to hikers, especially when the weather is just a bit warm with a low chance for rain. If you plan on hiking during your visit, consider booking your flight to High Level for April, May, or September. This is when you’ll find pristine hiking conditions for either mountains or trails. Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to High Level for June, July, and August, when they can visit Dinosaur Provincial Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
The best time to go skiing is usually when temperatures are low and chances of snow are high. The month of January is considered the best time for skiing in the High Level area. Sunshine Village is a recommended mountain in the area. If you are planning a ski trip to multiple mountains, Lake Louise Ski Resort is a recommended attraction in the High Level area.
Those flying to High Level could potentially find better pricing at Rainbow Lake Airport (82 mi from High Level city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Currently, Canada travel restrictions include travel to High Level. Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Foreign nationals who are eligible to travel to Canada are immediate/extended family members of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, person who is authorized by the Public Health Agency of Canada to travel to Canada for compassionate reasons, temporary foreign workers, international students, person approved to become a permanent resident, transiting passengers, members of the Canadian forces, accredited diplomats and their immediate family members, air and marine crew members, French citizens who live in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and have been in only Canada, the US or Saint-Pierre and Miquelon during the 14 days before the day they seek to enter Canada. Immediate family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident and intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more. Extended family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident, intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more and have a written authorization from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Foreign nationals traveling to Canada for a compassionate reason must get authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada. Travelers must have a plan to quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada (including a suitable place of quarantine, how to get to their destination, get groceries and access essential services and medical care). Check the Government of Canada website for more information. Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, provide contact information, monitored themselves for symptoms and check-in within 48 hours of arrival through the ArriveCAN app Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada. Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from the United States, some destinations such as Mexico and the Caribbean, and from St. Pierre-et-Miquelon, are currently not affected by this measure. All travelers on flights to Canada must have a face covering. Travelers who exhibit symptoms will be prohibited from boarding planes that are destined for Canada. If they exhibit symptoms on arrival they will be referred to the Canadian Public Health Agency. Travelers who have been refused boarding in the past 14 days due to medical reasons related to COVID-19 may not enter the country. Transiting passengers must remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport to complete their connection. If you are planning to travel to High Level at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.