Heart Creek Trail - 3km Return Despite the 2013 flood Heart Creek remains a great trail for families looking for a short getaway not long from Calgary. The trail meanders along side the creek
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Always a Plan B
There is a Plan B for all hikes, as parents, we all know that the best plans can result in changes due to weather or children’s moods. So for each hike there are several alternatives, such as a playground or an interpretive centre to visit, rather than do the hike.© All images & icons - Three Mountain Family Hikes
This book offers a very valuable tool for all those, young and old, hoping to spend a pleasant day or two in a truly awesome setting. Not to be missed.
—Elaine Tessolini, Physiotherapist
A Larch is an Evergreen that doesn’t always stay green, why? Not even tree experts can really answer this question. There are some ideas as to why these unique trees drop their “leaves”, for example: No needles on the branches means the snow can shed and prevent ice build up, and this can reduce the possibility of broken branches. Annual needle loss might help the trees fight off pests and disease. They don’t
Hiking with your dog? Here 8 things you need to know for a successful dog day on the trail. On Leash – No Excuses! That actually means that you are physically holding onto a leash that is attached to the dog. A “verbal leash” doesn’t count. All dogs, and pets, must be on leash in both Alberta Provincial Parks and Canadian National Parks Fines for off-leash dogs vary from $115.00- up
Hogarth Lakes Snowshoe- Easy, Family-friendly, Ideal for Beginners What Is It Like? 3.9 km loop, 30M(98ft) Elevation Gain Hogarth Lakes snowshoe, in Kananaskis Country, is another very easy, family friendly snowshoe. As a matter of fact, this popular, well travelled trail gets so hard packed, that you really don’t need snowshoes, that is unless you want to play in all the deep snow off-trial…and who doesn’t want to do that?