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Gavin Woo reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Gary Bennett reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Save yourself unnecessary elevation gain/loss and don't follow the All Trails track at the beginning. No need to go up the Eagle Hill trail from the parking lot. Just walk along the side of the road you drove in on for a minute and then cut right and follow the treeline. You'll see a bridge to cross a drainage that runs into the lake. From this point the All Trails track makes sense to follow. Laid down fresh snowshoe tracks today (October 17, 2020). Get at it!

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Laura Dagenais reviewed Sibbald Flat Interpretive Trail
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Nice little hike. 1 hour with two kids of 9 and 6. Easy and beautiful view. Peace and quiet even on a saturday.

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Anna Hebel reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Christy Fluffbottom reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Beautiful views but much of the "trail" was uneven and not well marked.

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Hiroko Wiens reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Very beautiful hiking day! (October 3, 2020). We went on the eagle hill trail first and then made a left turn to get on the deer ridge trail. It was a nice hike with some beautiful views and I was really enjoying until the last part where it seemed like a dried marsh, which was covered with cow dropping. I had to pay very close attention to my footing so that I won’t step on them and that kind of ruined the day. Cattle don’t belong to parks, in my opinion.

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Adam Dumaresq reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Decent trail, but you need to walk through tall grass and a bog for a while at the end. Trail is barely visible.

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HikingMuddyOver grown

Did this trail with my 3 year old and 1 year old. We had to stop and turn around about a third of the way because the trail got swampy and muddy. Otherwise it was beautiful. I don’t think it’s as kid friendly as I thought it would be. Maybe for older children. Had to abandon the jogger stroller half way.

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Easy non-technical Sunday walk with low elevation at 240 m. Parking lot at the viewpoint was completely empty, little concerned about a break in but luckily no one tried. Thought I entered a Stephen King novel as so no people, no wind and no wildlife, nary even a squirrel or bird to be found. Ran into some very well mannered young man on mountain bikes about an hour in so I knew that I hadn’t entered another dimension. Easy walk with the boy, trail was in very good condition.

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Cynthia Clark reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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Fun challenging trail for the kids 8,10,11,14.

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Sabrina S reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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we kept losing our way on the path, signage was a bit tricky to follow but it was very beautiful

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Dmitriy Sutormin reviewed Ole Buck Loop
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Heather Koltusky reviewed Ole Buck Loop from Sibbald Viewpoint
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We had a great time out today. Had our 9 month old in the backpack and the dog on the leash. She made sure to let us know about every squirrel along the trail! There are cows roaming at large, but they leave you alone. Otherwise the trail was bare and clear. There are spray painted blazes along the loop portion. Two spots to stop at the top, one with a collection of inkushuks and a little bench, and another spot with a bench a little farther down the trail. There isn’t a really good view from either spot, the whole hill is treed, but there is a meadows patch at the bottom of the hill that offers a decent valley view. This patch doesn’t have any shade, but the rest of the hike is in the trees. There’s also a good view right by the parking lot, if you start from the day use area. We went counter-clockwise, but I don’t think it would make much difference which direction you go. There’s a decent outhouse at the parking lot as well.

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Kirianna Crowe- EVLV fit reviewed Eagle Hill Trail
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Long-ish hike that I’d rate as moderate versus hard. I think it’s rated hard only because of the double climbs over the distance and not just one incline. Otherwise the trail this time of year is extremely well-worn and dry. There’s steady incline and I suggest going the south loop first because that’s the major uphill grind and you reallyyyyy don’t want to do that at the end of the hike.

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Natasha E. reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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This hike had a surprising amount of variety: forested areas, meadows, and aspen patches. We did not see any other people the entire hike, which I also found surprising. We walked counter clockwise and did not have any trouble following the path, though taking this direction meant climbing the ridge straight up rather than by switchbacks.

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Trail was dry a little over grown. Go counter clockwise for an easier climb up.

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Sonu J reviewed Eagle Hill Trail
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HikingBugsMuddyOver grown

Good trail, our distance out and back clocked in a km short (13.3km) than what’s listed on all trails. We did it in 3 hours at a moderate pace interspersed with trail running. The first few km’s the ground is moist, near the peak the terrain changes and is drier. Incline wasn’t bad at all...this one is good for beginners and families. Just check for ticks as you spend a lot of time in tall grass/foliage. Lovely wildflowers and views. There are a lot of flies, but they don’t really land on you so...didn’t really bother us.

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Heather W reviewed Ole Buck Loop
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Nice little hike through the trees. No spectacular views but pretty vegetation

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Nic Nielsen reviewed Ole Buck Loop
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We did this hike on a Saturday around 10am and barely saw other hikers. Kids ages 7 and up and dog were fine. Wildflowers were pretty. Look for the hiking sign at the top bench so you don’t miss “summit.”

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Mathew Christie reviewed Ole Buck Loop from Sibbald Viewpoint
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First to Review

Great hike to start the day!

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Anna Kocot reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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The last part of the trail as shown here doesn't actually exist. It's entirely flooded over. When you get down, don't go through the grass (it leads to a marsh). Follow the main trail instead (a bit longer as you go up towards Eagle Ridge) or simply go up to the ridge and come back down the same way.

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Becca Bouchard reviewed Eagle Hill Trail
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Gorgeous walk through trees, aspen groves, and meadows of wildflowers. Steep hills in the middle and end, but the view is worth it. There is a barbed wire fence at the top, but a picnic table on the other side and wraps around for the view. The trail gets very narrow (only one person, single file) and very easy to roll your ankles on if they are weak. Lot of flies - mosquitos weren’t terrible, but we were well sprayed - but the flies will just bump into you and settle.

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Maks Jim reviewed Ole Buck Mountain
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HikingBugsOver grown

nice little hike

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Christine Bashow reviewed Sibbald Flat Interpretive Trail
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This was a lovely short afternoon walk with the kiddos and pup. Nice to be on a trail that feels a bit less travelled, but still clear where to go. Some incline made it feel like we got some exercise! Beautiful views along the way!

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Lindsay Huard reviewed Deer Ridge Trail
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HikingBugsOff trailOver grownRocky

Great hike! Love the overgrown bits, as less traveled travels seem much more intimate. The peak and it’s view made it all worth it. And a doable hike for my Dog.

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