Experience the spectacular beauty of Bighorn Country in central Alberta this winter. Fill your days with winter hikes, snow shoeing or cross country skiing and relax in comfort at Aurum Lodge. From $499 for 2 people for a 2-night stay with meals included. Blackout dates apply.
Let a Métis guide teach you about winter in the Rockies. Look for animal tracks in the snow, learn about medicinal plants, hear legends and learn to love winter in a whole new way. From $50 per adult and $25 per child.
Join two popular winter tours, snowshoeing to Marble Canyon and the Johnston Canyon ice walk.
Nestled in beautiful Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park, the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is a unique research and education centre that explores the importance of the boreal forest, especially for our migratory birds. This green LEED building hosts interactive exhibits, visitor information services, education programs for all ages, interpretive trails, and a gift shop showcasing local artisans. Year-round outdoor education programs are offered including cross country ski and snow rentals during the winter season. Check out the Nest: our beautiful comfort camping facility right on site. Contact us at info@borealbirdcentre for more information.
Spring Hill has been run by volunteers for over 20 years. We welcome downhill skiers and boarders and have a great beginner hill. For the cross-country skier we offer over 10 km of groomed trails. There are also plenty of other activities offered to the non-skier such as: ice fishing, snowshoeing and snow mobile trails. We have a small rental shop, offer ski lessons, chalet & concession. Open seasonally Saturday/Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This trail starts at the south end of Elkwater Campground. Climbing steadily through mixed wood and lodgepole pine forest, the trail ends at Murray Hill Road at the top of the plateau. There is an informal viewpoint one third of the way up, overlooking Elkwater Lake.