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#9 of 12 provincial parks in Alberta

Best trails in Bow Flats Natural Area

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Explore the most popular trails in Bow Flats Natural Area with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Grotto Mountain Trail
Bow Flats Natural Area
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
This is a very steep trail that involves some serious scrambling. We do not recommend attempting this hike alone. Very pretty views at the summit and Grassing Lake is a tranquil spot.Show more
#2 - Policemans Creek Boardwalk Trail
Bow Flats Natural Area
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Policemans Creek Boardwalk Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#3 - Mount Collembola
Bow Flats Natural Area
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 8 h 8 m
Mount Collembola is a 11.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpackiShow more
#4 - Johnny’s Trail
Bow Flats Natural Area
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Johnny’s Trail is a 2.7 mile out and back trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more