Looking for a great trail near Abbeydale, Alberta? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park or Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Abbeydale ranging from 1.9 to 19.7 miles and from 4,655 to 7,660 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!




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We did this early Jan .... good for mileage with no technical hiking or scramble required..... we connected to powderface ridge and did a km and a half and turned back due to wind still ended up 18 k.... trail rain out with ease....

2 months ago

Well defined trail. Some snow but quite compact and easily managed with micro spikes and gaiters. Unfortunately on this day it was socked in so we were unable to see the views of Moose Mountain, Prairie Mountain and the Jumpingpound Ridge.

Really nice easy trail with great views atop Mesa Butte. Nice 2 hour hike.

4 months ago

It was a little snowy in places, though melting quickly through the day, I doubt it will last but be prepared for snow/puddles/mud at this point in the season. Nice gradual ascent and amazing views.

If you don't mind bush whacking a bit (as parts of the trail are poorly marked) then it's a beautiful hike. Took us about 2 hours round trip. GPS was handy so we could check periodically and make sure we were heading somewhat along the path. We cris crossed from one side of the trail to the other a few times. When starting out would recommend taking the trail to the right of the waterfall as it's a little better marked especially for the climb up.

One of the best views, when they say it is a grind... it is no lie.... lol.

This is a great hike summer or winter or midnight! You can start at the west or east location and you are on top under 1 hour. Fantastic views and great at night when you can see Calgary’s lights.

The trail is not well marked at all, about 5 minutes in the the only way to figure it out is with the GPS, not ideal.

Nice trail but not much of a view from the top. Fairly flat/moderate incline for the first 2/3 or so and then a decent climb for the last 1/3. I’d recommend hiking shoes/boots. Trail is pretty rocky. But definitely still doable in runners.

6 months ago

Tough at the beginning, steady uphill, but easier once you hit the switchbacks. Your view is all tree line until you hit the “false summit” then it opens up to beautiful mountains and wild flowers.

Tried to hike this today. Not a very well marked / defined trial. Basically had to rely on the gps to stay on track. Ended up turning around after an hour. Pretty country. Just needs some definition on the trail.

Fairly easy trail more steeper 10 minutes from the top (cliffs). Kinda overcast when I was there and than the thunder started. Had a drizzly rain all the way back down helped cook me off. LOL

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Went from Dawson to Bragg creek. A few nice views along the way. Pretty easy to follow till you hit the end of the reroute.

I did this trail last July. Beautiful short hike that I definitely plan to do again shortly.

Loved this loop! Will definitely do it again.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Nice hike...short drive from Calgary...sooo if Burstall is a 4 i guess this would be a 31/2.
Not difficult...slow steady grade...spectacular view from the top and for lunch!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Amazing view at the top. I didn't find this hike to be to difficult and it was during winter. Can't wait to go back and see it during the summer.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Amazing view. long but gradual climb

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Amazing views at the top! Well worth the climb.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Nice simple trails. A little more popular around the camp-ground than I'd like but not so bad. Been to the Sibbald area many times. Very green, tails mostly in forest areas.

on Tom Snow Track

mountain biking
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Good climb some technical stuff but all good. Watch for Bears

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Great trail really easy to follow not a lot of snow yet so didn't need snowshoes. The trail is mostly just a hike along a cut forest trail, a couple of small elevation gains along the Eagle trail to the lookout which was about 12kms return back to the trailhead but generally pretty easy going. Lots of Whiskey Jacks that are more than happy to eat lunch out of your hand. Almost impossible to get lost as all the trails except the final 4K of the
Eagle trail just circle around.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Great trail to get back in the swing of things after a long winter. Love the views and my dogs love all the water to soak in along the way to cool off.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Love this trail, nice rolling trail through the trees.great for conditioning for longer trails.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

We left from the Dawson parking lot and the trail we snowshoed/hiked was awesome, but they are very poorly marked. There are a couple of maps but it is very difficult to decide which trail the maps refer to. It was a lot of up hill which lead to a fantastic view overlooking the valley. There wasn't enough snow once we got a third of the way up so we hiked teh rest.

4 months ago

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