Parks and Trails in Alberta

Parks in Alberta, Canada provide travelers an opportunity to explore the wilderness landscapes, eco systems and communities of the province, as well as, discover the history of the province of Alberta.

Click the Alberta Regions below to view parks, trails and places in that area.

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Lions Park is one of the more forested parks in the community connecting to a good trail system. Lions Park is well maintained with sitting benches, groves of cottonwood trees, large grass lawns, picnic areas and information signs.
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Medicine Hat
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Baker Park is the most frequently requested park for outdoor weddings. The park has features which support spectacular wedding photography opportunities. They are: The Sun Bowl, Wildflower Mount, and the Eight Pillar Archway
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9333 Scenic Bow Rd. N.W.
Calgary
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Lake Minnewanka is recreation and activity lake destination located east of the Village of Banff. Alberta, Canada in Banff National Park. It is the longest glacial lake in the park system measuring 28 kilometres long and 143 metres deep.
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Banff
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Pigeon Lake measures 22 kilometres long and 11 kilometres wide. The Pigeon Lake Provincial Park is situated on the southwest shore of the lake and was first established as a park in 1967.
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Edmonton
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Sulfur Mountain is an elevation hiking trail and sightseeing destination located south of the community of Banff, Alberta, Canada. The views from on top of the mountain are far reaching including views of the Bow River, the community of Banff, Rocky Mountains and the Sundance Mountain Range.
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Banff
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To explore the natural park there are a series of walking trails. The trails crisscross and loop together leading to natural viewpoints. Many provide an almost 360 degree view of the surrounding Calgary, Alberta area.
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Calgary
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Gleniffer Lake is fed by the Red Deer River and measures 7 kilometres long and 2 kilometres wide. It was named after a post office that once serviced the area long ago. The post office stood on the same site as the present day dam.
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Innisfail
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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 Boundary Trail is a long haul, year round backcountry route exploring both the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. The trail is divided into two distinct sections called the North and South Boundary Trail.
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Jasper
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Fish Creek Provincial Park is a year round recreation destination, wildlife sanctuary and day use park located south of the community of Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the Southern Alberta region of Canada.
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Calgary
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Kinbrook Island Provincial Park was not established as a provincial park until 1951. Next to the park is the Kinbrook Marsh. It is one of three marshes on Lake Newell along with the Sven Bayer Peninsula and Pelican Island.
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Bordered by the Bow River and the community of Wildwood, Edworthy Park is a large diverse park that makes it a year-round destination. Edworthy Park includes the natural areas of Douglas Fir Trail and Lawrey Gardens.
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​5050 Spruce Dr. S.W
Calgary
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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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Medicine Lake is a sightseeing and activity destination located in Jasper National Park - southeast of the the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The lake is part of the Maligne Valley watershed - connected to Maligne River, Maligne Lake and a unique underwater limestone cave system.
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Jasper
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The Banff National Park has grown to include over 1,500 kilometres of recreational trails for hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, xc skiing and snowshoeing. There are ski mountains, picnic areas, summit lookouts, camping, mountain resorts, alpine teahouses, lakes, waterfalls, history and more.
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