Castle Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

North Kootenay Pass

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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Follow in the footsteps of the K’tunaxa (Kootenai) on the trail they used for their annual migrations and trading route. The North Kootenay Pass Trail runs through wooded, subalpine terrain paralleling the Carbondale River before ascending to open terrain to the pass. As you cross over the continental divide, you will enter British Columbia.

This trail is not recommended during heavy run off.

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Length:9.3 km one way
Elevation Profile590 m
Type:
SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingE-bikeEquestrian/Horseback RidingOHV
WinterE-bike
Trail MapCastle Summer Trail Map Georeferenced
Castle Winter Trails Map Georeferenced
Trail Report:Trail Report
Trails  Castle WPP  - All Parks
Updated: Apr 16, 2021