The Johnston Canyon hike is the most popular in the rockies, but if you want the best view you need to find the secret trail to the upper falls at Johnston Canyon.
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Gearing Up For A Summer Of Hiking With Kids In The Rockies
If you want to go hiking with kids in the Rockies, make sure you’ve got the gear to get going. I’ve rounded up some of the must-haves before you hit the trails this summer.
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.
Hiking The Hoodoo Trail Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park
The Hoodoo Trail Writing On Stone provincial park is a wonderful place to explore Canada’s Badlands and see petroglyphs and pictographs. It’s an easy hike that normally offers huge expanses of sky above the rugged hoodoos – not on our visit.
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
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…
Troll Falls Is The Best Hike For Kids Near Calgary
[twitter]Troll Falls – Kananaskis Country Trail Length: 3.2 km return / approx 90 minutes Elevation Gain: 40m Age Appropriate: this hike is stroller friendly making it great for all ages It doesn’t matter the season,…
Kid Friendly Hikes Near Calgary: Troll Falls
[twitter]Troll Falls – Kananaskis Country Trail Length: 3.2 km return / approx 90 minutes Elevation Gain: 40m Age Appropriate: this hike is stroller friendly making it great for all ages Next to the Grassi Lakes…
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Ha Ling Peak
Ha Ling Peak Trail Length: 6 km return (1-2hrs up, 45-90mins down) Elevation Gain: 819 m Ages: Kids with serious skills and determination (10+) Ha Ling Peak is a part of Mount Lawrence Grassi hovering…
Rocky Mountain Hikes: Lake Agnes Teahouse
[twitter]Lake Agnes Tea House Trail Length: 7k return / 2-3hrs Elevation Gain: 385m Ages: Good for kids 5+ (saw some younger ones, but this is a *real* hike, and they should be keeners) There are…
Kid Friendly Hikes Near Calgary: Grassi Lakes Trail
[twitter]Grassi Lakes Trail Trail Length: 3.3km return / 90 minutes Elevation Gain: 165m Age: great for all ages, depending on which trail you choose. When looking for a hike to do with young children in…
Calgary Kid Friendly Hikes: Waterfall Valley in Bowmont Park
[twitter]Waterfall Valley – Bowmont Park Trail Length: 1 km / approx 1 hour Elevation Gain: 50m Age Appropriate: 2+ There are many places to utterly escape in Calgary. You don’t need to go all the…