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Vision Quest Hike- David Thompson Country

The Vision Quest hike near Nordegg is one of the best hikes in the area for taking in views of Abraham Lake and Mount Michener. Short on distance but big on elevation, with scenery that’s as bold as the hike itself, Vision Quest makes you earn each stunning scene as you traverse rocky terrain up...

Allstones Lake Hike- David Thompson Country

The Allstones Lake hike is a challenging trail in David Thompson Country, but the effort required to tackle its steady incline is rewarded with exquisite mountain scenery and panoramic views. Allstones Lake Trail showcases some of the best features of the Bighorn Backcountry, from forests to Rocky Mountain peaks, before arriving at a small campground...

Crescent Falls Hike- David Thompson Country

The Crescent Falls hike is an active way to discover one of Alberta’s most beautiful waterfalls. While you can drive to the observation deck at the brink of the waterfall, the easy hike along the top of Bighorn Canyon offers a stunning panoramic view of Crescent Falls. From the trail you get a wide view...

Siffleur Falls Hike- David Thompson Country

The Siffleur Falls hike is one of the top hikes in David Thompson Country because it offers beautiful views for minimal effort. With a suspension bridge, two river crossings, a boardwalk passing over a pretty plain, a deep canyon, quiet forest, raging waterfall, and mountains all around, Siffleur Falls Trail has all the elements for...

Crimson Lake Provincial Park

Crimson Lake Provincial Park is a recreation area near Rocky Mountain House offering year-round camping, hiking and biking trails, a beach, pier, and boat launch. The park is split into two nearby sections- the Crimson Lake area and the Twin Lakes area. Both parts of the park have their own campground, day use area, group...

Amerada Trail- Crimson Lake Provincial Park

Nature lovers and casual hikers will enjoy exploring Amerada Trail, an easy hike near Rocky Mountain House. Located in Crimson Lake Provincial Park, Amerada Trail (also known as Crimson Lake Loop) passes through forests and wetlands as it circles the perimeter of Crimson Lake. There are plenty of opportunities for bird sightings and viewpoints along...

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At Adventure Alberta, you’ll find locally written guides to Alberta’s outdoor recreation areas. From national and provincial parks to lesser known conservation sites, we’re busy discovering the best places to hike, bike, paddle, ski, and explore so you can plan your own active, Alberta Adventure!

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