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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The pathway is paved and loops around the lake. Along the edges of the trail are various sitting benches ideal for sightseeing and birdwatching.
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Brooks
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The trail follows Lineman Creek most of the way through a forest environment. As the elevation increases the forest thins out and the trail breaks out onto a mountain slope with views of the falls.
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Waterton
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Elliston Park hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m
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Calgary
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Sheppard Park was established in 1995 and measures 5.2 hectares (13 acres) in size. The park grounds, once a pioneer homestead, consist of many historic buildings, artifacts and historical exhibits.
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High River
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The falls require no hiking and are easily accessible. Cameron Falls is one of the most visited natural attractions in the park and one of the most photographed. The falls are an ideal destination for all ages and abilities. The walkway is wheelchair and baby stroller friendly.
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Waterton
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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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Little Fish Lake attracts many birds to the region. Some arrive to nest, some to feed and others to rest as they migrate north to south. It is a popular birdwatching location which is remote and out of the way.
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Drumheller
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The Erratic Rock, today, is a tourism attraction in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada. There is a walking trail leading out to the rock. There are information signs located along the route. The trail then loops behind Big Rock before it loops back to the parking lot. Short and sweet.
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Okotoks
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Fish Game Pond is a little fishing hole for children located in the community of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada. The fishing park is an ideal, easy access location for young ones to learn the art of fishing.
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Rocky Mountain House
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The Bow River Trail is a walking, jogging, stroller, roller blading and wheelchair accessible pathway. It is mostly paved and considered a very easy going route. However..
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Lake Louise
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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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The Lake Annette Trail is a popular activity destination in the summer months for hiking, sightseeing and horseback riding and in the winter months, after the snow has fallen, the trail becomes a cross country skiing route.
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Lake Louise
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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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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 wooden fort consisted of sleeping quarters, a guard room, storage sheds and horse stables. The purpose of the fort was to investigate and get rid of the whisky traders who had set up shop in the region.
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Calgary

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