Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Prairie Creek (Summer)

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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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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