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TRAILS

Multipurpose Trail

Rocky Mountain House has a popular 5.6-kilometre paved multipurpose trail that loops through residential and commercial parts of Town.

It is a popular spot for walkers, runners, cyclists and roller-bladers.

You can access the trail from the Helen Hunley Memorial Park adjacent to the Museum and Visitor's Centre, or at any point along the route.

Several short spur trails lead off the main loop. Trailhead and wayfinding signs will help you navigate.

Download a PDF Trail Map here.

Trailhead and wayfinding signs are along the route.A 2.4-metre wide paved trail loops through residential and commercial areas of Town.Be sure to visit the Big Rock - a glacial erratic left over from the last ice age - it is a popular rest stop on the town trail.








River Flats Trail
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At the north end of Town, follow the trail between 69 Ave and 70 Ave toward the river. The trail will pass by a playground before turning right. A gravel trail winds down the riverbank to the River Flats Park. This sunny, open greenspace is a wonderful spot for a picnic.

Wildflowers at River Flats Park












Riverside Park
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Find this quite nature retreat along the North Saskatchewan River north of Hwy. 11A. Park near the Water Treatment Plant on Hwy. 11A and walk or ride under the bridge. Several short trails loop around the forest next to the river. Shady Riverside Park is an inviting place for families to picnic.


Waterfall Trail
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Find the well-trodden path between the Water Treatment Plant and the North Saskatchewan River. It will pass under the trestle before braiding several times to meet up again at the base of Trapper's Creek waterfall. This shady place is a great spot to get your feet wet on a hot day. Please pack out any garbage you bring in.


Bicentennial Trail
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The Bicentennial Trail connects Rocky Mountain House with the National Historic Site. The 5-kilometre trail passes through farm fields and boreal forest on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River.

Park near the Water Treatment Plant on Hwy. 11A and walk or ride under the bridge to find the trailhead.

The Petro-Canada Bicentennial Trail was established in 1999 in recognition of the 200th anniversary of Rocky Mountain House operating as a trading post.A family enjoys a bike ride on the bicentennial trail between Rocky Mountain House and the National Historic Site.









Creekside trails
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The Town's trail network continues in the residential Creekside neighbourhood with a a paved walking trail and grassy foot path around the stormwater pond. Pedestrian access to Creekside will improve in 2021 with the opening of the 54 Street extension.












Download a PDF Trail Map here.