Morice Wilderness Area (Houston)

HikingNature Study

  • Rec Site #:REC3523
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:$10.00 Trail Use
  • Fee Applies:Nov 1, 2018 - May 1, 2019
    All Days
  • Campsites:9
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Description: This 6,300 ha recreation site is located just 7.5 km from hwy 16 in Houston, providing all year round activities including xc skiing, snow-shoeing, ski-touring to an alpine cabin, mtn biking, and camping / angling / floating on Silverthorne Lake where there is a 8 unit campground with a picnic shelter and easy, 3 km trail around the lake. The Old Pines Trail, located 1.5 km past the campground, offers a 2 km loop with a floating boardwalk. Storey Lookout and Peacock Falls Trails fall within the recreation site; however, accessed from the Morice-Owen FSR via the Peacock East and Peacock West FSRs. For more information, visit:

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  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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  • Site Maps:

Morice Wildernes Area.pdf



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