Free of snow early in the season, this rolling wooded trail takes you to a picturesque lake set below the peaks that were first seen by early European explorers.
This trail meanders through grassland on Cypress plateau, and aspen and lodgepole pine forests. It joins Horseshoe Canyon Trail and Mitchell Creek Trail.
This trail begins at the southwest corner of Beaver Creek Campground. It winds through poplar and spruce forest past a beaver pond. It ends near the bottom of Old Baldy Campground. The first 0.6 km of this trail (from Beaver Creek Campground to the wooden bridge) is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Travel the incredibly scenic Maligne Valley while searching for the abundant wildlife. You’ll go on a short walk to see stunning waterfalls at Maligne Canyon and stop for photos at Medicine Lake before embarking on a 90-minute boat cruise to Spirit Island at Maligne Lake. Available June-October.
The most popular hike in David Thompson Country is even better in the winter! Hike along the Siffleur River with canyons, waterfalls and great views of the Canadian Rockies. Lunch, hiking poles, snowshoes, ice cleats, professional guide and transportation from Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House or Nordegg are all included.
The upgraded Maligne Lake Premium Cruise grants guests extended time on Spirit Island as well as a personal welcome by an Island Host who will introduce the area and offer a private interpretive walk. All guests are free to explore the nature trails and take in the breathtaking scenery.
Offering a variety of guided tours in the Rocky Mountain National Parks of Banff, Jasper and Yoho and in northwestern British Columbia, the Yukon and Vancouver Island, Timberwolf Tours is all about adventure, sightseeing and family fun. Try a two-week camping and hiking tour in Banff and Jasper, fully escorted canoe adventures suitable for beginners, or a 16-day round trip bus tour through BC and Alberta, staying at lovely hotels along the way. Watch for wildlife, meet the locals and experience the magic of Western Canada. Luxury tours are available for small groups.
Alpine Air Adventures specializes in rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, avalanche courses and improvised rope rescue courses. Fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide and ACMG Guides. AAA offers a variety of private and course based adventures to suit all levels of adventurer.
Get Outside focuses on getting more women outside and changing the way the world views women in the outdoors. Built on fun, challenge, education, and empowerment, Get Outside is driven to help women learn new skills, believe in their ability, and step outside their comfort zone in a safe environment. The goal? build female role models through mentorship, fuelled by passion and curiosity. Believers that winter and summer are equally amazing, Get Outside offers unforgettable, personalized hiking and backpacking adventures all year round! But don't worry men, you can tag along too...sometimes!
Come celebrate the spring migration in a Boreal Forest. On Saturday, start off with an early morning birding hike and pancake breakfast. Or enjoy a special tour of the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory (LSLBO), nature hikes, workshops, and lots of hands-on children's activities. On Sunday, help support the LSLBO by participating in a run/walk (5km/10km) departing from the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation at 10 a.m. A great event for nature lovers of all ages.
We invite you to step into a wildflower wonderland, a veritable bouquet of wildflowers in the wildflower capital of Canada. The spectacular setting of Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 1,000 vascular plant species including half of all wildflower species found in Alberta. Of those, 175 species are listed as rare in Alberta and 20 are only found in Waterton. From beargrass to orchids, pink meadowsweet, and glacier lilies, learn to identify the different species, see wildflowers from horseback, indulge in an afternoon tea with local experts, and learn about wildflower photography and painting. The possibilities and mediums are endless when learning about Waterton wildflowers during the 13th annual Waterton Wildflower Festival. Join us for guided walks, hikes, workshops and presentations. Come celebrate the first day of summer in a World Heritage Site.This festival, a program of the Waterton Park Community Association, features many workshops on photography and art, guided walks on plant identification and park ecosystems, family programs, lunchtime and evening photographic presentations and local entertainment.