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.
Posts tagged hiking
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 Mountains Hiking In Alberta: Canyon Creek Ice Cave
The Canyon Creek Ice Cave Trail in Kananaskis Country, Alberta is a unique adventure in the Rocky Mountains. It’s got fossil hunting, mountain biking, scrambling, and spelunking!
Mountain Bike Trails On Paskapoo Slopes Are Some Of The Best Trails Around Calgary
The mountain biking trails on Paskapoo Slopes are some of the best around Calgary, and they’re right in the city. Here’s maps and a guide to get around.
The Best High Tea In The Rockies
There are many elegant hotels to have afternoon tea in the Rockies, but the best high tea in the Rockies, is one you hike high up to. Check these out:
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.
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,…
Calgary Kid Friendly Hikes – The Weaselhead
[twitter]I have no idea what exactly a weaselhead is. In Calgary, The Weaselhead, is the western end of the Glenmore Reservoir where the Elbow River meanders amongst a swampy marsh. In fact, this is the…
Calgary Kid Friendly Hikes – Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
[twitter]Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park [map] Trail Lengths: 2.3 km – 25 km Elevation Gain: 120m Age Appropriate: Hiking 4+, Cycling 6+ Opened August 9, 2011, Glenbow Ranch is Alberta’s newest Provincial Park. The land was…
The Best Spot in Calgary For People Who Miss Vancouver
[twitter]Douglas Fir Trail Location: Part of Edworthy Park to Cedar Crescent S.W. [map] Length: The trail is 2.5 km long Park hours: 5 a.m. – 11 p.m. I miss Vancouver. It’s true. While I appreciate…
Fall At The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
[twitter]Inglewood Bird Sanctuary – 2425 9 Ave S.E. [map] Area: 36 hectares Park hours: sunrise to sunset, year-round Nature Centre hours: Daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., closed on statutory holidays When it comes to…