The best option for those looking to explore Banff National Parks and the Kootenay Plains.
The Bighorn Backcountry is more than 5,000 square kilometres of public lands east of the mountain national parks, covering most of our region.
Discover the area’s rich history, rugged landscapes and opportunities to get away from the crowds.
Head out for a weekend of easy family hikes, memories by the campfire and a little exploring in David Thompson Country and the Abraham Lake area.
This easy hike starts at a busy trailhead but quickly gets away from the crowds where you’ll enjoy amazing views of the North Saskatchewan River valley and the surrounding mountains.