Pocaterra Ridge - one of the best day hikes in Alberta

The km Pocaterra Ridge hike is one of the best day hikes in Alberta, offering 360 degree views for much of its length. Ideally do it as a one way hike with a shuttle

Ribbon Falls is a long, easy, flood-modified and spectacular hike in Kananaskis Country west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Ribbon Falls is a long, easy, flood-modified and spectacular hike in Kananaskis Country west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Edworthy Falls, Kananaskis: A Hidden Gem : Play Outside Guide

Edworthy Falls is a hidden gem just off the Big Elbow Trail in Kananaskis. Falling 20 metres to a turquoise plunge pool, this stunning and rarely visited waterfall can be reached by a short day hike from Elbow Lake.

Heart Creek Cave in Kananaskis. Fun Trail to explore with older kids, and a cave to explore at the end. Cold war bunker.

Heart Creek Cave in Kananaskis. Fun Trail to explore with older kids, and a cave…

The Moose Mountain Hike in Kananaskis Country, Alberta

The 12 km return hike to Moose Mountain in Kananaskis Country offers some of the premier mountain views in Kananaskis Country.

The Fabulous Arethusa Cirque Hike in Kananaskis Country - a great summer hike though this is September with a dusting of snow

The fabulous and easy Arethusa Cirque Hike in Kananaskis Country near Highwood Pass delivers big mountain scenery, spectatcular larches in season & fossils galore

Cat Creek Interpretive Trail, Kananaskis, 4km return, easy trail, highlight is the waterfall because the whole thing is in a canyon (flowers & leaves don't matter on this one)

Cat Creek Interpretive Trail, Kananaskis, return, easy trail, highlight is the waterfall because the whole thing is in a canyon (flowers & leaves don't matter on this one)

The BEST short hikes near Calgary Kananaskis Version. Only 3-6 km return and perfect for families! Featuring Flowing Water Trail, Forgetmenot Pond, Ptarmigan Cirque, West Wind Pass, Black Prince Cirque, and Elbow Lake.

Play Outside Guide: MORE Best Short Hikes Near Calgary (Kananaskis Edition)

Visitor Guide for Kananaskis Country and Canmore Alberta. Find information about hotels, activities, restaurants, services and events in the area.

A leisurely drive through the park at dawn or dusk is a good time to spot a variety of wildlife.

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