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Best trails in Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve

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Looking for a great trail in Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve, Alberta? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, running 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 7 hard trails in Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve ranging from 8.2 to 16.1 km and from 1,323 to 3,107 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
Top trails (13)
#1 - Siffleur Falls
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 9.7 km • Est. 2 h 53 m
Easy trail. No real views until the end when you reach the gorge and falls. Worth the wait. Basically all flat apart from a few slopes.Show more
#2 - Allstones Lake Trail
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 8.4 km • Est. 3 h 34 m
Parking is available across the highway on Abraham Lake. This trail offers 360 views of the gorgeous Canadian Rockies. Challenging hike with a steady incline. Offline map is recommended. Users haveShow more
#3 - Tuff Puff
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 11.1 km • Est. 4 h 51 m
Tuff Puff is a 11.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking andShow more
#4 - Kinglet Lake
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 11.6 km • Est. 4 h 39 m
Kinglet Lake is a 11.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Clearwater County, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offerShow more
#5 - Two O'Clock Ridge
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 11.1 km • Est. 5 h 17 m
Two O'Clock Ridge is a 11.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Improvement District No. 9, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Show more
#6 - Mount Ernest Ross Trail
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 8.2 km • Est. 4 h 26 m
Park at the turnoff by Bridge Creek about 2 min North East of Two O'Clock Creek campground and follow the ridge up to the summit. Show more
#7 - Tuff Puff Ridge and Kinglet Lake
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 14.2 km • Est. 5 h 59 m
Tuff Puff Ridge and Kinglet Lake is a 14.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#8 - Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 3.9 km • Est. 1 h 9 m
Heritage Trail is more of a casual stroll than an easy hike. But it is an amazingly educational stroll through what was once a ranch owned by Silas Barnes who attempted to raise Clydesdales in the earShow more
#9 - Whirlpool Point West Side Trail
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 1.3 km • Est. 22 m
Whirlpool Point West Side Trail is a 1.3 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primaShow more
#10 - Whirlpool Ridge Loop Trail
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
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Length: 10.6 km • Est. 5 h 18 m
Whirlpool Ridge Loop Trail is a 10.6 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
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