Best Trails in Alberta, Canada

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on Fullerton Loop Trail
17 hours ago

I have done this several times. Very enjoyable.

on Grotto Canyon Trail
1 day ago

hiking

So many people around weekends. It needs a good shoes for that type of road. Once to go.

on Big Hill Springs Trail
1 day ago

hiking

There's one area of the path that is actually quite difficult as the ground is loose gravel and it's quite steep. Still, other than that... Very nice trail.

on Read's Ridge & Mount Spar...
1 day ago

hiking

Completed this one August 20, 2016 some of the best 360 degree views in all of Alberta. The way up is quite the grind but well worth it! the We descended skiiers left of reads ridge on the way down and met up with the Sparrowhawk Tarns trail eventually, although I would not reccomend this route personally. All in all a great hike with some light scrambling and also a 10,240 foot summit is something to be proud of I'll definitely be back! :)

on Crypt Lake
1 day ago

This is a beautiful trail with lots of great views, multiple waterfalls, a beautiful lake at the end to sit and have lunch (lots of places to sit), and some fun obstacles (a narrow and short tunnel, a narrow climb with a cable to hang onto, etc). Definitely worth the cost of the boat ride.

on Crypt Lake
1 day ago

hiking

on Crandell Lake Trail
1 day ago

walking

Disappointing but a ✔️ off the list

on Siffleur Falls
1 day ago

hiking

Did this trail on August 20th, and we could not have asked for a more beautiful day!!

The hike was fairly straight forward, no real vertical to speak of!

We went all the way to the third falls and beyond in the Siffleur wilderness area.

Highly recommend this trail.

Wish the smokers would stop dropping their butts on the trail!!

on Canyon Creek Ice Cave Tra...
1 day ago

Easy! Except for the scramble to the top

on Tunnel Mountain Trail
1 day ago

hiking

30mins up. super easy pounded out and well maintained switchbacks. Up and down 75mins, taking it slow. great am hike to start the day before crowds show up

on Troll Falls
2 days ago

hiking

Amazing hike! Short and sweet with beautiful waterfalls at the end. The main trail brings you to one waterfall but if you keep hiking off the trail and up to the right you can find two more beautiful waterfalls. Very kid and pet friendly.

on Barrier Lake Trail
2 days ago

Nice enough, but nothing too crazy. Took us about 2 hours to make it to the campground and back using the path that tracks closest to the shoreline.

on Grassi Lakes Trail
2 days ago

I've probably done this hike half a dozen times. Always amazed by natures beauty.

on Johnson Canyon
2 days ago

walking

Super easy, the first 2km is paved. Super crowded on the weekend. I prefer to do this hike in the winter when it's not popular. This tends to be the go to hike for relatives or friends from out of town that aren't used to hiking.

on Taylor Lake
2 days ago

hiking

We had initially planned to do a hike in Lake Louise on the long weekend but we got there too late and Lake Louise was too busy. On our way back to the Banff area we saw the sign for Taylor Lake and decided to pull over to do the hike. We definitely weren't prepared for this hike, we thought it was going to be way shorter than it was but it was absolutely beautiful. I would highly recommend bug spray and waterproof shoes. The majority of the hike is in the shade and when you get to the top you walk through 500 meter of marshland before you get to any sort of dry area but man oh man was it nice up there. Had no idea that there was also a camping area, I would like to go camping there someday!

on Troll Falls
2 days ago

hiking

Went with a few friends on a sunny Sunday, absolutely amazing. Was a well traveled trail but not super busy. When we got to the first set of falls we were impressed, this part was easy enough to do with the whole family. We got chatting with another group of people and they encouraged us to cross the river and climb up because there were another 3 waterfalls. We did and it was well worth the steep climb!