16 EASY Hikes in Kananaskis to Enjoy

Kananaskis Country is one of the most beautiful parts of Alberta, and everyone should get out and enjoy it. The inter-connected collection of provincial parks and wildland areas offers plenty of space to relax in the mountains. You don’t have to summit a mountain to feel fulfilled, as there are plenty of easy hikes in …

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Ha Ling Peak Summit

Ha Ling Peak: How to Hike This Canmore CLASSIC

Ha Ling Peak is impossible to miss from downtown Canmore, and it is the most popular peak in the area to hike. Nearly every local in town has likely clambered up to its peak, and over the years, it has grown to be one of the most popular hikes in the Canadian Rockies. While Ha …

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Kananaskis Hikes

22 BEAUTIFUL Kananaskis Hikes To Tackle (2024)

Our past summers have been filled with a plethora of spectacular Kananaskis hikes. Every day we can, we leave our home in Canmore and explore the fantastic provincial park in our backyard. Many beautiful memories have been made around Kananaskis Country. I want to share our favorite Kananaskis hikes from our summers in the Canadian …

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Barrier Lake

Barrier Lake Hike Guide (Prairie View Trail and Jewell Pass)

Barrier Lake is one of the most popular lakes in all of Kananaskis and hiking above it on the Barrier Lake Trail is a fantastic Kananaskis trail that is great for allhikers. It’s not just that it’s a beautiful one, but you can also reach it in less than an hour from Calgary, as it’s …

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kananaskis conservation pass

A Guide to Purchasing a Kananaskis Conservation Pass

The Kananaskis Conservation Pass, not to be confused with a Parks Canada National Parks Pass is an important aspect to learn about if you plan on doing any hiking or recreating in Kananaskis Country or the Bow Valley Corridor. It’s a fairly new pass, introduced in 2021, and is now something that must be thought …

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mount engadine

Mount Engadine Lodge Review: Glamping in Kananaskis

Every time we drove down the Spray Lakes road and passed the unique Mount Engadine Lodge, we wondered what it would be like to stay there. After many years, we figured it was finally the year to stop wondering and actually pay a visit to the lodge and glamp for a few nights in their …

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How to Hike the East End of Rundle (EEOR) in Canmore

East End of Rundle hike is easily one of the most popular hikes near Canmore. It’s also the best effort to reward with breathtaking views of Spray Valley and Ha Ling Peak. Given its proximity to downtown Canmore and relative ease, it sees heavy foot traffic. It’s a beautiful hike that offers visitors astonishing views …

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Arethusa Cirque: How to Hike the BEST Larch Trail in Kananaskis

Arethusa Cirque is one of Kananaskis Country’s hidden gems, a beautiful 4.5 km loop nestled beneath dramatic peaks that weaves through forests, meadows, and the rocky remains of ancient glaciers. Not as well-known as neighboring Ptarmigan or Pocaterra Cirques, but equally spectacular, Arethusa Cirque offers an incredibly rewarding experience for relatively low effort. The short …

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Pocaterra Ridge Hike in Kananaskis – All You NEED to Know

Pocaterra Ridge is one of the more popular hikes in Kananaskis. It’s a beautiful hike that doesn’t have crazy elevation gain or length and is very attainable as far as hikes in the Canadian Rockies go. It’s also well known for being a great larch hike in the fall. Thanks to its thousands of larches …

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How to Hike Windtower in Kananaskis Country

The Windtower hike is a short and rewarding one in the heart of Kananaskis Country. Located off the Smith Dorrein Highway across from Spray Lakes, it remains a favorite in the provincial park. The hike was never on our list, but we crossed it off for one stunning evening hike thanks to a friend’s recommendation. …

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