Menu

Hiking

Category Archives: Hiking

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...

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...

Mt. Edith Cavell Hikes- Path of the Glacier Trail & Cavell Meadows

The Mount Edith Cavell area is a great place to go hiking in Jasper National Park thanks to its stunning alpine scenery and the option to choose between an easy or moderate trail. Some highlights of the Mt Edith Cavell trails are seeing a glacier hanging above a turquoise pond, walking among piles of moraine,...

Places to Go Hiking Near Edmonton

Edmonton is a major city but that doesn’t mean that nature is out of reach. With a national park, provincial parks and recreation areas, and several nature preserves nearby, there are plenty of choices for day hikes near Edmonton. Places to Hike Near Edmonton Each of these day hiking trips near Edmonton feature beautiful scenery,...

DISCOVER ALBERTA'S NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

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!

SEARCH THE SITE

FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA