Moose Mountain is a very popular day-trip destination west of Calgary. The NA lies east of the summit and the forestry lookout station.
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The mountain was so named because it resembles a resting moose on the horizon. A popular hike and destination for Calgarians, Moose Mountain is about 8 km west of the Bragg Creek (PNT) Natural Area. The summit attracts hikers who wish to climb a mountain and visit the fire lookout station . A Forestry Service fire lookout at the summit is the third building to have occupied the site for this purpose since the first was built in 1929 .
|Site Name||Moose Mountain (PNT)|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Subtype||Protective Notation (PNT)|
|Natural Region(s)||Alpine; Subalpine|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||N/A|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||450|
|Site # (Parks Website)||N/A|
|Total Area||193.37 ha. (477.83 ac.)|
|Notes and Comments|
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