Clearwater County

Top Adventures in Clearwater County

  • Canoe the Gap on the North Saskatchewan River (Nordegg to Saunders)

    To begin the day, launch canoe/kayak at the Forestry Trunk Road Bridge, located 11 km off Highway 11 on the Forestry Trunk Road (734), just west of Nordegg. Access on the left/upstream of bridge. Begin paddling through the mountains on a stretch o...

  • Paddle the North Saskatchewan River: Nordegg to Rocky Mountain House

    A suitable journey for beginners who are accompanied by intermediate/advanced paddlers with canoe rescue experience ideally.  Due to the multiple drop in points, you may even opt for a day trip without camping.  The following is a guideline of wha...

  • Camp at Preachers Point

    Turn off of the David Thompson Highway at Preachers Point Staging Area, approximately 60km south west of Nordegg. Beside Abraham lake, enjoy a perfect camp spot with beautiful views of the Canadian Rockies in every direction. With no cell service ...

  • Hike Maze Peak

    There's not much of a trailhead for Maze Peak - in fact there isn't a trailhead at all. Bring up the start location from this post and pull over on the side of the dirt road once you get to it! The hardest part about this trail is just kind of fin...

    5.3 miles 2624.7 ft gain

  • Hike the Goldeye Lake Loop

    Access: Goldeye Road is located 100kms from Rocky Mountain House, 10kms west of Nordegg on Highway 11. Follow the road towards the lake access point on your left.  Note: Please take the left turn to get to the lake and campground, if you follow th...

    1.6 miles 32.8 ft gain

  • Hike Coliseum Mountain, Alberta

    From highway 11, turn onto Range Rd. 152A (Shunda Creek Rd.) almost straight across from the exit into Nordegg. Follow the signs to Coliseum Hike which are very clear and easy to follow, and in approximately five minutes you'll be in the parking ...

    8.1 miles 2250 ft gain

  • Camp at Upper Siffleur Falls

    The trail begins at the Siffleur Falls staging area, off the David Thompson Hwy (11) 210km west of Rocky Mountain House. The trail consists of an upper, middle, and lower falls. It is approximately 4km to the lower falls (most will turn around he...

    9.9 miles 194 ft gain

  • Hike Siffleur Falls

    Approximately 93 miles (150kms) West of Rocky Mountain House along Highway 11, the trailhead begins at the Siffleur Falls Day Use Area. This spot offers restrooms and picnic tables to relax after your hike.Begin by following the trail along the No...

    10 miles

  • Ice climb Two O'Clock Falls

    Park at the "Siffleur Falls Trail Staging Area" parking lot on the east side of the highway. From there you will need to carefully cross the highway to the West side. The waterfall is visible from the highway. There is a gated road that you will ...

  • Hiking Mt. Ernest Ross

    Clearly visible from the highway, the Twin Peaks of Ernest Ross get their namesake from the man who first drove a 1930 Ford Roadster between Rocky Mountain House and Saskatchewan River Crossing.After a 5 minute walk along the north bank of Bridge ...

  • Photograph Abraham Lake in the Winter

    Abraham Lake is one of the Canadian Rockies most incredible winter photography locations. The 32 km long reservoir is full of numerous opportunities for exploring and photographing frozen ice, flowing rivers, and the surrounding dramatic peaks. Du...

  • Hike to Allstones Lake

    194km West of Rocky Mountain House, the trail head is marked by a small brown sign, with parking available across the highway on Abraham Lake. Very easy to follow the trail, no scramble sections but definitely a steady incline.  Near the lake ther...

    3.1 miles 2165.4 ft gain