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A Walk in the Past is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked 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, walking, and bird watching and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.6 mi Elevation gain 360 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

River

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Ryan Siemens
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Fun trail for families, especially for train fans. Not overly difficult. Some steep parts. Our four year faired pretty well. The reward is the remains of a century old steam train.

Pauline F.
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Hiking

Le sentier est ouvert. Aller jusqu'au fond du camping pour trouver le départ. Le parcours est intéressant. Nous avons croisé un ours noir sur le retour juste avant le camping, il a poursuivi son chemin sans se préoccuper de nous.

Michael Schwab
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Trail was reopened. Signage is a bit off.

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Paul Kosinec
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closed due to derailed train cleanup

Jennifer Wolfberg
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Hiking

Make sure to take the pamphlet!! Short, but medium grade hike. A bit steep in places. Overall the kids had fun

Leslie Kurianowicz
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Nice short hike with some history.

Troy Glasner
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Walking

This was a really nice starter jaunt to the day. Quite interesting and easy. We did the trail across the Kicking Horse river and then crossed the road to start this hike just to add a bit more time.

Robbie Zabos
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Hiking

Very light, enjoyable hike from the Kicking Horse Campground. Don't forget to pick up a pamphlet from the information stand. It has a great description about different points of the trail which gives you a great picture how the Canadian Pacific Railway was built in the late 1800s. The trail ends at the remains of an abandoned Baldwin locomotive.

Cheryl Watson-Kropp
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Jean-Marc Stelter
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Sebastian Freitag
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Lescrew User
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Francis Byrne
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Kris Kasper
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Kris Kasper
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Russell C Fee
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Ryland Henderson
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Guillaume Laurin
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Lorne Lorne Currie
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Sarah Cameron
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Joel Michaud
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