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
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
Are you heading out to Take a Hike With Your Children this weekend? Keep an eye out for these beautiful Calypso Orchids, also called Fairy Slippers and Venus Slippers. There growing season is from mid-May to early June. Where To Find Them You will find clusters of these beautiful flowers in the Lodgepole pine needles that blanket the Montane forest floor. They prefer shady locations, and the canopy of
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
The Prairie Crocus is a sure sign that spring has arrived! (picture taken along the Banff Legacy Trail, copyright Take a Hike With Your Children) But It Isn’t a Crocus At All! This beautiful, purple flower is actually an anemone and it is belongs to the Buttercup family! When these beautiful purple flowers started to poke their heads through the moist spring dirt, and snow, they reminded the early Canadian settlers of