Houston Hikers

Your guide to outdoor recreation adventures near Houston, British Columbia, Canada

  • Watershed: Nadina
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Distance from Houston: 30-60km
  • Cell Coverage: Yes
  • WARNING: Due to the nature of the cliff edge, this trail is not suitable for pets or small children.


  • Toilet
  • Camping
  • Picnic Table
  • Cell Service


Owen Hat is an ancient volcanic plug located near the Tekaiziyis Ridge south of Houston. This site offers a nice place to spend the afternoon to have a picnic or hike up the trail to the vertigo inducing cliff face.

Site Includes:
Picnic Tables
Tenting & RV Space

Cell Service is partially available on top of Owen Hat.


Owen Hat is a popular rock climbing and bouldering destination. More information on these activities is coming soon.

For more info on the recreation site visit here

DIRECTIONS: (approx 60km from Houston)

  1. Head west of Houston and turn onto the Morice River Road.
  2. At 27 Km keep going straight onto the Morice-Owen FSR.
  3. Just Before 51 Km, turn left onto the Owen North FSR.
  4. Follow the Brown Arrows, for approximately 9 kilometres.
  5. The Recreation Site will be located on the right side of the road.