Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Prairie Creek (Summer)

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.

The first section of this trail (2 kms) climbs the edge of a cool, shaded canyon. Once past the promontory over the creek, the trail drops down to Prairie Creek.

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Open

Horse use is not recommended East of Prairie Link due to narrow and slippery conditions.

Length:9.2 km one-way
Elevation Profile180 m / 590 ft m
Type:Out-and-Back
Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
Winter
Trail Map
Trail Report:Elbow Valley
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: May 1, 2020