William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Joachim Valley

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The Joachim Valley Trail winds 13 km through the meadows and forests to the Black Cat Ranch. The gentle trail offers lovely views of the mountains and foothills.  It's a popular destination for cross-country skiing.


Joachim Valley trail is groomed and tracked - it is in fair condition.



Groomed: Nov 18  Track Set: Nov 18

Length:13 kms one-way
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Updated: Nov 25, 2022