Parks and Trails in Alberta

Parks in Alberta, Canada provide travelers an opportunity to explore the wilderness landscapes, eco systems and communities of the province, as well as, discover the history of the province of Alberta.

Click the Alberta Regions below to view parks, trails and places in that area.

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Heritage Park is a working village, hosted by pioneer actors, measuring over 51 hectares (127 acres) along the shores of the Glenmore Reservoir. Some say it is the largest historical working village in Canada.
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Calgary
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Marsh Loop Trail is a short recreation path located at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site which is southwest of the Village of Banff, Alberta, Canada. The Cave and Basin National Historic Site in Banff National Park is the birthplace of Canadian Parks.
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Banff
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The 3 kilometer Beaver Boardwalk is a unique, wooden pathway that winds its way through wetlands and a living, fully functioning beaver pond in the town of Hinton, Alberta.
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Hinton
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There are day use picnic tables decorating the grass lawns - , some with fire pits, some near the playground, some in the shade. There are sightseeing benches hugging the banks of the Seven Persons Creek. And there are trails with information signs.
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Medicine Hat
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Townsite Trail is a paved community pathway which explores the village of Waterton and visits with Emerald Bay (Divers Bay) and Cameron Bay on the shores of Upper Waterton Lake.
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Waterton
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The Elk Island National Park is a unique mixture of aspen forests, wetlands, black spruce bogs, lakes, creeks and grasslands. It is a complex eco system for wildlife which once roamed the southern boreal plains and grassland plateaus of the region.
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Edmonton
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The Bertha Lake Trail highlight destinations include Bertha Falls and Bertha Lake. Both are accessed from the same trail. The trailhead is located near the campground in the Waterton Townsite.
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Waterton
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Yoho National Park is a mountain recreation destination in the Kootenay region of British Columbia Canada located east of the community of Golden, BC, Canada and west of Banff Alberta. The park is part history and part recreation consisting of alpine peaks, waterfalls, lush green forests.
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Golden
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Murray Reservoir, also known as Murray Lake, is a fun fishing hole in southeastern Alberta just a short road trip away from Medicine Hat.
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Township Road 102 & Range Rd 75
Medicine Hat
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The O'Brien Provincial Park is best known as a popular picnic retreat, natural wilderness area and easy access point for the fishing the Wapiti River for trout, arctic grayling, pike and walleye.
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Grande Prairie
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Table Mountain is a 10km in and back summit hike in Castle Provincial Park. Located in southern Alberta. This hike/scramble takes about 3-5 hours to complete depending on skill level.
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Beaver Mines, Alberta
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Lake Minnewanka is recreation and activity lake destination located east of the Village of Banff. Alberta, Canada in Banff National Park. It is the longest glacial lake in the park system measuring 28 kilometres long and 143 metres deep.
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Banff
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Saskatoon Island Provincial Park is a popular activity and camping destination located in the Peace Country region of Northern Alberta near the community of Grande Prairie. The 100 hectare provincial park is surrounded by water.
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Grande Prairie
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Policeman's Creek Trail is an easy going, level pathway located in the village centre of Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The trail acts as a connector trail - connecting with other trails - ideal for getting from one end of town to the other.
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Canmore
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The 3.2 kilometre loop trail explores the life of David Thompson and the history of the first two forts (oldest forts) which once stood on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River during the fur trade of the 1800s.
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