West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Trails

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

Do not use section between Crystal Link #1 & #2 as it crosses a bog

km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Crystal Line - West Multi-Use 3.1 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
Crystal Line - West (Summer) 3.1 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian 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 Snowshoeing Open
Disconnect 1.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian 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 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 Open
Hostel Loop (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Hostel Meadow Loop 0.3 km Year-round Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Iron Creek (Summer) 1.9 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Iron Creek (Winter) 1.9 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking 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 Open
Merlin View

Only the version southern 0.7 km portion of Merlin View permits equestrian traffic in the winter months as part of the 2019-2021 pilot north winter equestrian route.

6.1 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Moose Connector (Summer) km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian 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) 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

Creek crossing is required

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

Creek crossing is required

1.5 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Ranger Summit (Summer) 4.2 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Reconnect 1.4 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Snagmore 5.0 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Snakes and Ladders 4.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Snowshoe Hare West (Summer)
  • Closed between Demi-Tel and Telephone Loop due to black bear with cubs charging off-leash dog
2.4 one-way km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Partially Closed
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 Snowshoeing Open
Snowy Owl
  • Wet sections
  • Winter Equestrian use is permitted between the WBC parking lot and West Meadow junction.
6.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Snowy Shortcut 0.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
Strange Brew km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Sundog (Summer)

New bridge in place, just east of Ranger Summit trail intersection.

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 Open
Telephone Loop East (Winter) km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Telephone Loop West (Summer)

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

km Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Telephone Loop West (Winter) km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Whitetail km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Mountain Road km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Cross Country Skiing Snowshoeing Open
Ridgeback 8.8 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Sugar Daddy 3.6 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Sugar Mama 3.5 km Year-round Hiking E-bikes Fat Biking Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Snowshoeing Open
Boundary Ridge (Summer) 5.2 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Braggin Rights (Summer) 0.7 km Summer E-bikes Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Crystal Line - Middle (Winter) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Ranger Summit (Winter) 4.2 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
Long Distance (Winter) 8.6 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking 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 Snowshoeing Open
Snowshoe Hare East (Summer)

Not recommended for summer use due to wet conditions.

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

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