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Great XC Ski Area

A gorgeous place to go for a XC ski. Lots of parking and easy access. Hiking is my favourite trail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Okotoks, Canada
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Truly Hidden Gem in Crowsnest Pass

Went up to Allison today to take out dogs for a run at the lake and discovered roads were closed to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Regina, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous place to go for a XC ski. Lots of parking and easy access. Hiking is my favourite trail to loop on. Tons of fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went up to Allison today to take out dogs for a run at the lake and discovered roads were closed to go down to the lake and closed to dogs. It is a Xc ski paradise for sure in winter. We were told to look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gardengirl08
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Excellent camping here. Nothing like fresh mountain air, take a dip in. The lake use a day for fishing, hikeing or sitting around a warm camp fire in the evening. Great spots for even larger trailers you’ll love it I do !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wendycurtis563
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It's a very nice lake with a nice easy trail to walk around the lake. Very pretty, great pictures and lots of places to take pictures. There was people in the water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brenda D
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Check weather conditions before you head out - no good when there is a Chinook wind blowing through. Otherwise, it is great to go after a dump of fresh snow and when it is well below freezing. Dress accordingly and bring food and beverages. Maps...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JJawandering
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Take in the beauty of the area and enjoy this incredible location less than 2 hours from Lethbridge. From Hwy 3 the roads had been plowed to the parking and from there it was pure exhilaration. There are so many levels of trails to choose...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mayan11152014
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Took a hike here since skiing conditions were not good...yet, soon I am sure :) Very well marked, lots of options and beautiful area. Looking forward to getting out on the skis but hiking was great.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed July 10, 2017

camping is amazing with large shaded trees, the water so clear the blue clear mountain streams run in to it. lots of friendly people and children enjoying the area

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This location about 5 minutes north off Hwy 3 has ample parking, outhouses, and picnic shelter with wood heat. The area is operated by a non profit within a provincial recreation area. Grooming is provided by the municipality. There is around 35 km of trails...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Geopiggy
Reviewed October 20, 2015

All the trails are well groomed. Being in a mountain area there are some black diamond trails, lots of uphill and quick downhills.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Gail A
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