Hiking | Grasslands National Park

Hiking | Grasslands National Park

Experience the rare opportunity of walking a timeless, prairie landscape. Select a trail experience that’s right for you. Contact the park for information on a range of hiking opportunities from leisurely strolls to awesome backcountry experiences.

Front country hiking

Front Country Trails are either built paths or marked routes. These trails are identified on the Park map and are easily accessible to visitors.

Backcountry hiking

A wilderness hiking experience for the free-spirited hiker! Hikers randomly explore and enjoy the native prairie landscape without the constraints of trails, markers or limits! Remember to bring your GPS, map and compass!

Hiking guide

The Friends of the Grasslands – Prairie Wind and Silver Sage have developed a hiking guide for the park. It consists of suggested, unmarked hiking routes with narrative, interpretive text, colour topographical maps and landscapes illustrations. See the Visitor Centre to borrow the Hiking Guide.

To see hiking maps of Grasslands National Park visit: http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/trip-planning/visitor-guides-and-maps/map-of-the-cypress-hills-destination-area/grasslands-national-park-trails/