The biggest peak in the area is Mount Stewart, with a height of 3312m and prominence of over a thousand meters. The treeline is at about 2100 metres. The forests are Engelmann & white spruce, fir & lodgepole pine. Above 2100 metres, vegetation consists of grasses, sedges & wildflowers; flowering season begins at lower elevations in June & finishes in the high alpine meadows in mid-July. Wildlife includes bighorn sheep, mountain goats, woodland caribou, elk, mountain lions, wolves and grizzly & black bear.
Travel is by foot only; open fires are prohibited; hunting & fishing are prohibited; all litter & refuse must be packed out; human waste should be buried at least 60 metres away from any water source. History: White Goat Wilderness Area was established in 1961.