West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Trails

COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.

Alberta Environment and Parks, in partnership with Bragg Creek Trails, is developing a new trails plan for the West Bragg Creek area.
Visit www.Alberta.ca/WBCtrails for more information.

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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Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
Elbow (Summer) 4.6 km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Bobcat 4.2 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Boundary Ridge (Winter) 5.2 km Winter Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Braggin Rights (Winter) 0.7 km Winter Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Bunny Loop 0.3 km Winter Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Chickadee Loop (Summer) km Summer Hiking Open
Chickadee Loop (Winter) km Winter Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open
Crystal Line - East (Summer) km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Crystal Line - East (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Crystal Line - Middle (Summer)

Closure: Closed for summer use between Crystal Link #1 and #2 as it crosses a bog

km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Closed
Crystal Line - West Multi-Use 3.1 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Crystal Line - West (Summer) 3.1 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Crystal Line - West (Winter) 3.1 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Demi-Tel 2.3 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Disconnect 1.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Elbow (Winter)

Fat biking is permitted on this trail from Fullterton Trailhead to Sugar Daddy junction only.
Winter equestrian use is permitted on this trail from from Fullterton Trailhead to the south Iron Springs junction only.

4.6 km Winter E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Fisher 0.2 km Winter Hiking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
Hostel Loop (Summer) km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Hostel Loop (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Hostel Meadow Loop 0.3 km Year-round Hiking Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open
Iron Creek (Summer) 1.9 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Iron Creek (Winter) 1.9 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Cross Country Skiing Open
Iron Springs (Summer) km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Iron Springs (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Loggers Loop (Summer) km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Loggers Loop (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Long Distance (Summer) 8.6 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Merlin View 6.1 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Moose Connector (Summer) km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Moose Connector (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Moose Loop (Summer) km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Moose Loop (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Mountain View (Summer) 1.5 km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Mountain View (Winter)

Thin sections, use caution

1.5 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Mountain View West (Summer) 3.8 km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Mountain View West (Winter) 3.8 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Old Hostel Road

Warning: Creek crossing is required at halfway point.

0.8 km Year-round Hiking Hiking Snowshoeing Warning
Old Shell Road

Warning: Creek crossing at the bottom, near Mountain Road.

1.5 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Warning
Ranger Summit (Summer) 4.2 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Reconnect 1.4 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Snagmore 5.0 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Snakes and Ladders 4.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Snowshoe Hare West (Summer) 2.4 one-way km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Snowshoe Hare West (Winter)

Fat biking is allowed on the trail west of Telephone Loop East Trail Only

km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Snowy Owl

Warning: Not recommended for summer use. A couple of sections along Mountain Road are closed due to flooding/wet areas caused by beaver activity. 

6.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Warning
Snowy Shortcut 0.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Strange Brew km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Sundog (Summer) km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Sundog (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Telephone Loop East (Summer) km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Telephone Loop East (Winter) km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Telephone Loop West (Summer)

Warning: This section of trail is not recommended April 1 - November 30 due to wet conditions. 

km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Warning
Telephone Loop West (Winter) km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Whitetail km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Mountain Road km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Ridgeback 8.8 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Sugar Daddy 3.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Sugar Mama 3.5 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Boundary Ridge (Summer) 5.2 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Braggin Rights (Summer) 0.7 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Crystal Line - Middle (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Ranger Summit (Winter) 4.2 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Long Distance (Winter) 8.6 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Boundary Horse 4.3 km Year-round Hiking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Iron Horse 2.4 km Winter Hiking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Iron Vista 1.3 km Winter Hiking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Sugar Pony 0.9 km Winter Hiking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
West Meadow 2.1 km Winter Hiking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Moose 1.5 km Year-round Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Snowshoe Hare East (Summer)

Warning: Not recommended for summer use because the route crosses several wet areas.

km Summer Hiking Warning
Snowshoe Hare East (Winter) km Winter Hiking Hiking Snowshoeing Open

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