Kananaskis Country Parks

Kananaskis Country is a system of large protected parklands, ecological reserves and recreational areas in the Canadian Central Rockies Eco System. It is a land of mountain ranges, snow capped peaks, forests of trees, wildlife, alpine lakes, rumbling and tumbling rivers, streams and creeks.

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The Elbow River Valley and the village of Bragg Creek is a popular destination for a wide variety of outdoor adventures year-round because it covers such a vast area of protected parks and wilderness forests.
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Canmore
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The Bow Valley Wildland Park is a rugged park established to protect wildlife and the sensitive natural habitat in the region. The park , in many ways, is divided into 3 sections on each side of Highway #1.
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Canmore
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The Grotto Canyon Trail is a 3.5 kilometre loop route with an elevation gain of 60 metres. It should take 2 hours to complete depending on how curious you are. The canyon is home to pictographs dating back 8000 to 10,000 years old!
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Canmore
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Located south of Canmore Alberta, Canada is the Highwood and Cataract Creek Areas. A vast region of wilderness forests, mountain peaks, grassland valleys, remote streams and lakes. There are trails leading into the wilderness and there are picnic areas (recreation areas) along the highways to enjoy
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Canmore
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The Evan Thomas Pathway connects Kananaskis Village with Wedge Pond. It runs parallel to Hwy #40 most of the route, dipping in and out of the forest along the way.
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Canmore
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The Boulton Creek Trail is a 3 kilometre loop trail exploring through a forest of trees leading to a forest cabin, exploring along a mountain ridge and then back down along the banks of the creek.
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Canmore
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The Cat Creek Trail is a 3.5 kilometre return hiking trail located in the Highwood Area of Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada. The route explores along the banks of Cat Creek, through a forest, over a mountain ridge and into Cat Creek Canyon where there is a waterfall.
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Canmore
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Spray Valley Provincial Park is located next to the community of Canmore, Alberta, Canada in the backcountry mountains behind the community. The Spray Valley provincial park measures 25,598 hectares and is home to bears, bighorn sheep, wolves, coyotes and others.
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Canmore
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In the Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park near Canmore, Alberta is an elevation hiking trail leading to Miner's Peak called the Ha Ling Trail. From the mountain peak hikers will enjoy outstanding views of the community of Canmore, the Bow Valley and the Grassi Lakes area.
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Canmore
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Quarry Lake is located a short distance south of the community of Canmore, Alberta, Canada. It is a local recreation park with a short trail popular for school groups, children's clubs, dog owners, hikers and for people who wish to relax by the side of a lake.
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Canmore
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In Peter Lougheed Provincial Park are a selection of serviced campgrounds, walk-in wilderness campsites, picnic sites, staging areas for horseback riding, canoe launch sites, day hikes, recreation trials and fishing rivers.
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Canmore
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The Upper Lake Trail is popular for hiking, shore fishing, backpacking, wilderness camping, mountain biking and sightseeing in the summer. Most of the trail is easy-going following a level paved, gravel or dirt path.
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Canmore
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The Cougar Creek Trail explores the banks of the creek under the watchful eye of Lady Macdonald Mountain. The trail, itself, follows the banks of a dry river bed most of the way.
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Canmore
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It is an interpretive trail dedicated to the memory of 11 Canadians who like to climb. In 1982, in the month of October, the Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Team became the first Canadians to ever reach the summit of the highest mountain in the world - Mt. Everest.
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Canmore
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Policeman's Creek Trail is an easy going, level pathway located in the village centre of Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The trail acts as a connector trail - connecting with other trails - ideal for getting from one end of town to the other.
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Canmore
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