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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.

Trailhead and wayfinding signs are along the route.A 2.4-metre wide paved trail loops through residential and commercial areas of Town.The predominately flat route is ideal for beginners and families.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.

Bicentennial Trail

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.