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#5 of 48 national parks in Canada

Best trails in Kootenay National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia? AllTrails has 29 great hiking trails, trail 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 12 hard trails in Kootenay National Park ranging from 4.1 to 36.7 miles and from 3,969 to 9,101 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

The park is open year round, though visitor center hours vary. For complete hours, see: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/kootenay/visit/heures-hours Admission fees: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/kootenay/visit/tarifs-fees

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Map of trails in Kootenay National Park
Park information
Acreage:
347430 acres
Contact
250-347-9505
Top trails (29)
#1 - Stanley Glacier Trail
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 5 m
Stanley Glacier Trail is a 6.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#2 - Marble Canyon
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 29 m
Note: Marble Canyon parking lot is CLOSED due to construction. However, it is possible to reach the trail by parking at Paint Pots, which is further south along HWY 93. The prettiest little pull off Show more
#3 - The Rockwall
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 36.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is a multi-day hike in the Canadian Rockies, which offers a considerate amount of elevation changes between campsites, the Rockwall Trail is one of the hardest. It can be done South to North, staShow more
#4 - Floe Lake Track
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 6 h 58 m
The trail starts at the Floe Lake Trailhead right off the highway near the east side of the park. You'll start on a flat stretch, crossing two rivers (w/ bridges) before switchbacking up through burntShow more
#5 - Paint Pots
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 36 m
Paint Pots is a 1.2 mile out and back trail located near East Kootenay G, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#6 - Juniper Trail
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h
NOTE: As of August 2019, there is a $19.50 fee to park and use the park. Show more
#7 - Kindersley Pass and Sinclair Creek Loop
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 8 h 3 m
Kindersley Pass and Sinclair Creek Loop is a 12.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The tShow more
#8 - Paint Pots to Marble Canyon
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Paint Pots to Marble Canyon is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#9 - Redstreak Campground Trail
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Redstreak Campground Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skiShow more
#10 - Cobb Lake Trail
Kootenay National Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Cobb Lake Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Kootenay G, British Columbia, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a Show more
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