According to a 2020 year end email AllTrails sent to users, these are the most popular hikes in Alberta. From Banff National Park to Alberta’s Provincial Parks to Jasper National Park, 7 of the most popular hikes in Canada are right here.
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Rocky Mountain Hikes: Mist Mountain Hot Springs
Here’s how to find the Mist Mountain Hot Spring on the Highwood Pass! Mist Mountain is a popular hike in Kananaskis Country not just for its challenging summit, but because about halfway up, you can take a detour to the Mist Mountain Hot Spring – a random, warm water hot spring big enough for 2 or 3 people at a time.
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Table Mountain In Castle Provincial Park, Alberta
Hiking Table Mountain in the Crowsnest Pass of Alberta offers a chance to get jaw dropping photos on the top of towering cliffs. Here’s a review of this epic hike in the Rocky Mountains.
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Ha Ling and Miners Peak in Canmore
What you need to know about Ha Ling Peak, a very popular Rocky Mountain hike in Canmore and near Calgary. It’s a short, steep climb with a redesigned trail to make it easier to get to the top and see fabulous views.
Rocky Mountain Hikes Near Calgary: Prairie Mountain, Prairie Creek, Powderface Creek Trail Loop
Prairie Mountain is a popular hike in Elbow Valley near Calgary. You can climb straight up and straight down, or you can navigate this loop and see creeks, meadows, pine trees, and bursts of alpine flowers.
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Barrier Lake Fire Lookout, Yates Mountain, Jewell Pass on The Prairie View Trail
The Jewell Pass via Prairie View Trail, and Barrier Lake Fire Lookout hike has all sorts of rewards for your efforts. You can hit 3 different summit points, there’s a waterfall, cooling creeks, and a wide-open lakeshore to explore dotted with forests and meadows.
Rocky Mountain Hikes For Kids #5: Stanley Glacier Hike In Kootenay National Park
The Stanley Glacier Hike in Kootenay National Park is a challenging hike for kids and a rewarding one too. An 11km return trip promises a fossil hunt in a spectacular hanging valley.
5 Epic Kid-Friendly Hikes In The Rockies
If you’re exploring the Rocky Mountains of Alberta this summer, you need to really do it. Tackle these epic kid-friendly hikes in the rockies and get a view worth sweating for.
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Mount Yamnuska Scramble
The Yamnuska scramble is rated as easy, and as far as scrambling for trails goes, it is. BUT .. you still need to have skill to find the trails. Here’s my review of the hike up Yamnuska I did with CORA
Sunshine Coast Hikes For Kids: Skookumchuck Narrows
The hike to Skookumchuck Narrows on the Sunshine Coast is a popular family affair. It’s long (for kids) at 10k return, but there’s a bakery, tide pools, and a visit to Endor if you plan your adventure right.
Rocky Mountain Hikes For Kids #4: Tunnel Mountain Hike In Banff
The Tunnel Mountain hike from the heart of Banff is a quick and stiff climb up Tunnel Mountain. Affording views of the entire Bow Valley, it’s a great one for kids to try. We camped at Tunnel Mountain Campground and took a trip to the top before taking a dip at the Upper Banff Hot Springs. CLICK THE PHOTO TO SEE THE STORY
Larch Valley And 8 Other Hikes To See Fall Larches In The Rockies
When is the best time to hike Larch Valley? In the fall, when the leaves are flaming yellow. Everyone knows this so go during the week, or early on the weekends. I left home at 630 and was rewarded with a fiery mountain meadow. Here’s some pictures, and 8 other hikes to avoid the crowds during larch season in the Rockies.
Rocky Mountain Hikes For Kids: Plain of Six Glaciers Hike With A Six Year Old
The hike to Plain of Six Glaciers is a popular tourist trek for good reason – the views along the path and the teahouse at the top are magnificent.
Rocky Mountain Hikes For Kids: Peyto Lake Rock Pile and Bow Summit Lookout
You’ve seen Peyto Lake in countless Travel Alberta ads, now take the quick and easy hike to get one of the best views of our beautiful province.
Hikes For Kids: The Bear’s Hump In Waterton Lakes National Park
Bear’s Hump | Waterton Lakes National Park 2km return 240m Elevation gain Saw all ages on the trail, but it is a short, steep hike Waterton Lakes National Park is a hiker’s paradise. There are…
Calgary Kid Friendly Hikes – Nose Hill Park
[twitter]Nose Hill Park [map] 300 kilometres of trails within the park All ages, all-terrain stroller friendly Nose Hill Park is a massive 11 square kilometres in central Northwest Calgary. The hill most likely gets its…