Popular Day Hikes: The Castle and the Crowsnest

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Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

Popular Day Hikes: The Castle and Crowsnest covers 37 of the best trails north of southern Alberta’s Waterton National Park. Featuring easy short-day walks, more-strenuous full-day hikes, and the occasional easy scramble in Castle Provincial Park, Castle Wildland Provincial Park, and Crowsnest Pass, Andrew Nugara's well-written and beautifully illustrated guidebook contains routes for everyone. Some of the trips included are:

  • North Drywood Falls
  • Prairie Bluff
  • Table Mountain
  • Southfork Lakes
  • Gravenstafel Ridge
  • Hillcrest Mountain
  • Frank Slide Trail
  • Livingstone Raptor Migration Viewpoint
  • Star Creek Falls
  • The Promised Land

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings