Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tracks & Traces Snowshoeing

Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself.

Enjoy a fresh winter day in the Cypress Hills on snowshoes! Students discover nature's winter adaptations.  They search for stories of wildlife written in the snow!  Snowshoes are provided.

This program includes

  • A snowshoe hike through the Cypress Hills
  • An opportunity to observe animal tracks and trail signs
  • Activities related to wildife and plant adaptations for survival in winter
  • Discussion of ecosystem and population dynamics in winter
Grade(s):7 - 12
Curriculum:Environmental and Outdoor Education
Physical Education
Duration:2.5 Hours
Location:Various field sites in the Cypress Hills
Fees:$10 per student
  • This program runs 1.5-2 hours.

Updated: Apr 11, 2018