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Hikes & Walks

Explore the Region's Trails

From narrow canyons to waterfalls, mountains to foothills, the Nordegg region has some of the best hikes around.

Throughout David Thompson Country explore the quieter side of the foothills and the Rocky Mountains. Featuring spectacular waterfalls, jagged peaks, remote alpine meadows carpeted in wildflowers and glacier-fed lakes without the crowds.

Explore a family-friendly hike like Whitegoat Falls or Siffleur Falls, get a workout with great views on Vision Quest or simply go out for a forest stroll in Shunda Meadows. Either way, we know you'll find your adventure here.

Lake of the Falls
Hiking Whitegoat Falls

Keep in mind that many of the region's trails are poorly marked or not marked at all. It's part of the appeal, but it can be challenging if you're new to our region. Make sure to download the maps and bring a copy of the guide with you before your head out.

Head Out With A Guide

Make the most of your adventure and head out with a guide. Nordegg Adventures offers half-day and full-day guided hikes throughout the region from April to November.

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Head Out on Your Own

Sometimes you just want to head out on your own to explore the area. We get it. That's why we share all our trail guides.

  • Vertical Gain

  • Distance

  • Challenge Level

  • Location

Siffleur Falls Trail Guide

One of the most popular hike in the area and for good reasons, taking you right to the edge of the canyon and up close for great views of Siffleur Falls.
The Details
Vertical Gain:
Under 100m
Distance:
4km to 8km
Challenge Level:
Easy
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Family Friendly
Area:
The Kootenay Plains & The Upper Saskatchewan

Siffleur River - Third Falls and Wilderness Area Access

The trail to the first set of falls on the Siffleur River is very popular but going beyond those falls offers great views and a feeling of remoteness.
The Details
Vertical Gain:
200m to 400m
Distance:
12km to 16km
Challenge Level:
Challenging
Area:
The Kootenay Plains & The Upper Saskatchewan

Thompson Creek Lower Falls Trail Guide

A shorter hike along Thompson Creek through the Landslide Lake Prescribed Burn area with a nice waterfall providing a great lunch spot.
The Details
Vertical Gain:
Under 100m
Distance:
Under 2km
Challenge Level:
Easy
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Family Friendly
Area:
The Kootenay Plains & The Upper Saskatchewan

Whitegoat Falls

Whitegoat Falls is one of our kids favourite trail, this one takes you to a double punch bowl set of waterfalls on a pretty creek.
The Details
Vertical Gain:
200m to 400m
Distance:
2km to 4km
Challenge Level:
Easy
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Family Friendly
Area:
Abraham Lake