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
“Do’s” and “Don’t’s” – Tips for Hiking In Bear Country Here are a list of “Do’s and “Don’ts” when Hiking the mountain trails, or walking around a town that is “home” to bears, (Canmore and Banff ,for example). “DO”: Do Keep young children at arms reach – if they run, they could trigger an attack. Arms reach makes it easier to stop a frightened child from running and it allows you to quickly
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