Hiking & Walking Adventures

Hiking on the Kootenay Plains

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.

Hiking along Survey Hill on the Kootenay Plains

Spring hike to Survey Hill

Hiking along the David Thompson Highway

Hiking the Whitegoat Falls trail

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.




Plan Your Adventure

Many of the region's trails are poorly marked or not marked at all. Make sure to download the maps and bring a copy of the guide with you before your head out.

Pursuit Adventures offers guided hikes throughout the year, from half-day hikes like Whitegoat Falls to full-day hikes to the summit of Coliseum Mountain.

Guided Tours

Enjoy the comfort that comes with a guide who knows the area’s trails, wildlife and terrain so that you can focus on your adventure, while the rest is taken care of.




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.

Find Your Perfect Trail

  • Vertical Gain

  • Distance

  • Challenge Level

  • Location

Hike up a fire road to the Shunda Mountain fire lookout overlooking Nordegg, Coliseum Mountain and the Rockies with a 360 degree panorama from the summit.
Scramble up the creek bed to a cave and great views of Abraham Lake. The popular Hoodoo Creek hike offers great views the entire way along highway 11.
Heritage Trail takes you through the heart of the Kootenay Plains, pass the remnants of ranching in the early 1900's along the North Saskatchewan River.
A popular day hike and overnight destination with stunning views of Abraham Lake along the way, Allstones Lake is worth the effort.
A shorter hike along Thompson Creek through the Landslide Lake Prescribed Burn area with a nice waterfall providing a great lunch spot.
Coral Canyon is probably one of the most delightful half-day hikes in the area with gorgeous views and narrow canyons along the way.

Head Out With A Guide

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

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