Alberta Trails

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Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, near Canmore, Alberta, is often overshadowed by other parks in the Canadian Rockies—but it shouldn’t be overlooked. Hiking trails wind through mature forests, traverse alpine meadows and lead along narrow and steep mountain ridges. Not only...
The drive into Waterton Lakes National Park could be an opening scene for The Land Before Time or Jurassic Park. The rolling grassy hills lead to some of the oldest sedimentary rock formations found in the Canadian Rockies. These contrast...
When the snow falls, don’t let the cold weather deter you from exploring all that Southern Alberta has to offer. Towering mountain peaks, pristine frozen lakes and endless fields of sparkling white snow are a short drive away. Pack up...
Northern Alberta has plenty of snow for the majority of the year, so why not get outside and explore it? Bring your snowshoes to these ten trails near Edmonton. Length: 3.6 kmTime: 1 - 2 hoursElevation Gain: 46 mDifficulty: Easy As the...
The best hiking companions are the ones that hike alongside you on all fours. No, we’re not implying you should suddenly start crab walking on your next adventure. We mean your furry best friend! Most humans agree dogs make life...
In the southeastern part of British Columbia, pressed against the border of Alberta, lies one of Canada's most picturesque parks. Yoho, a Cree word meaning "awe and wonder," perfectly describes the effect this park has on its visitors. From incredibly...
City: Canmore Region: Kananaskis Province/State: Alberta Country: Canada Difficulty Advanced Time 3 - 4 Hours Round Trip Distance 6 km Elevation Gain 732 m Camping Nearby Public Transit? No Dog Friendly Yes Kid Friendly Yes Ha Ling Peak is one of the most popular hiking trails near Canmore. This trail offers stunning mountain views right outside the city limits. It's...
City: Canmore Region: Kananaskis Province/State: Alberta Country: Canada Difficulty Easy Time 1 - 2 hours Round Trip Distance 3.8 km Elevation Gain 250 m Camping Nearby Public Transit? No Dog Friendly Yes Kid Friendly Yes Relax in turquoise lakes and watch the climbers and mountain goats vie for superiority. Only 7.5 km from Canmore, this is an easy trail that...
City: Waterton Region: Waterton Lakes National Park Province/State: Alberta Country: Canada Difficulty Moderate Time 3 hours Round Trip Distance 8.4 km Elevation Gain 350 m Camping Nearby Public Transit? No Dog Friendly Yes Kid Friendly Yes The three Lineham Lakes are situated within a walled basin, with a 300-foot headwall, and surrounded by three mountains. The fishing here is...
City: Jasper Region: Jasper National Park Province/State: Alberta Country: Canada Difficulty Moderate Time 3 hours Round Trip Distance 8 km Elevation Gain 700 m Camping Nearby Public Transit? No Dog Friendly Yes Kid Friendly Yes The hike to the summit of Sulphur Skyline is a relentlessly steep ascent that yields a luscious panorama of the surrounding mountain ranges. At about...
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