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Best trails in Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country

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Looking for a great trail in Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country, Alberta? AllTrails has 35 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running 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. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country ranging from 1.8 to 25.7 km and from 1,462 to 2,234 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Kananaskis Country is a park system situated to the west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the foothills and front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Kananaskis Country can be accessed by three highways that run into or through the area: Highway 40, a 66 km (41 mi) segment of the Bighorn Highway and also known as Kananaskis Trail; Highway 66, a 28 km (17 mi) highway originating near Bragg Creek known as Elbow Falls Trail; and Highway 68, a 42 km (26 mi) gravel highway originating from the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1 known as Sibbald Creek Trail. An ecological and environmental research station of the University of Calgary is located nearby, at Barrier Lake. A "Tim Horton Children's Foundation" summer camp is also located in the area. Easter Seals Camp Horizon is also located within Kananaskis along Highway 66.

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Map of trails in Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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403-949-4261
Top trails (35)
#1 - Pickle Jar Lakes
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 11.6 km • Est. 4 h 22 m
Pickle Jar Lakes is a 11.6 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numberShow more
#2 - Mount Hoffman Trail
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 8.2 km • Est. 3 h 13 m
Mount Hoffman Trail is a 8.2 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Foothills No. 31, Alberta, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail iShow more
#3 - Dyson Falls via Sheep Trail and Green Mtn Trail
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 8.9 km • Est. 2 h 51 m
Dyson Falls via Sheep Trail and Green Mtn Trail is a 8.9 kilometer out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. TShow more
#4 - Foran Grade Loop with Windy Point and Sheep Trail
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 6.3 km • Est. 2 h 11 m
A popular loop combining the Foran Grade Trail with Windy Point Trail and Sheep Trail to make a pleasant loopShow more
#5 - Windy Point Ridge Trail
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 3.4 km • Est. 1 h 37 m
Windy Point Ridge Trail is a 3.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Black Diamond, Alberta, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#6 - Sheep River Trail
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 16.7 km • Est. 5 h 14 m
Sheep River Trail is a 16.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nShow more
#7 - Missinglink Mountain
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 4.5 km • Est. 1 h 52 m
Up and back, good trail with lots of flagging. Short hike with great reward in terms of views.Show more
#8 - South Volcano Ridge
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 9.0 km • Est. 3 h 10 m
Please note: As of May, 2020, users have reported that the road to the trailhead is currently CLOSED. Please consult the park's website before visiting. Volcano Ridge is in the Sheep river drainage aShow more
#9 - Bluerock and Indian Oils Trails
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 1.8 km • Est. 37 m
Bluerock and Indian Oils Trails is a 1.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Show more
#10 - Mount Ware
Sheep River Provincial Park Kananaskis Country
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Length: 15.0 km • Est. 4 h 54 m
Day-hike to summit a shapely peak. Watch for ticks in the spring.Show more
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