Best Trails Near Turner Valley AB

Turner Valley has 41 trails in the vicinity, including 24 hiking trails and 12 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.2 to 58 miles in length. The longest trail in Turner Valley is Sheep To Highwood a well-known trail measuring 58 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Indefatigable, Whiskey Lake Loop and Coral Pass. Trails.com member Chris S. recently completed Rawson Lake.

More information on the best trails in Turner Valley can be found below.
  • Upper (Kananaskis) Lake Circuit

    2 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    He was wrong, but knowing nothing better we continue to come to the heart of K Country. Who can resist circumventing a lake? Each shore is totally different in character to the other and presents ...
    •  Day hike
    •  10.2 miles
    •  Guide

    He was wrong, but knowing nothing better we continue to come to the heart of K Country. Who can resist circumventing a lake? ...

  • Indefatigable

    1 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    If you had to choose only one trail in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, this should be the one; the views of both Kananaskis Lakes will have you reaching for your camera at every twist and turn. ...
    •  Day hikes
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    If you had to choose only one trail in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, this should be the one; the views of both Kananaskis ...

  • Rawson Lake

    1 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    Since the second edition an official trail has been built to the beautiful jade lake under Mt. Sarrail. While groveling in mud and moss is a thing of the past, the climb is still steep enough ...
    •  Day hike
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Since the second edition an official trail has been built to the beautiful jade lake under Mt. Sarrail. While groveling in ...

  • Coral Pass

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    Of all the hikes I've had to do for this book, this was one of the most horrible because we didn't start from the campground at Pétain Creek and it was pelting with rain both going up and going ...
    •  Day scramble from Pétain Creek campground
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Of all the hikes I've had to do for this book, this was one of the most horrible because we didn't start from the campground ...

  • Pétain Basin

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This is one tough climb, a relentlessly steep climber's access trail to the south side of Mt. Joffre. Expect some easy scrambling with no exposure, and snow in the upper basin.
    •  Day scramble from Pétain Creek campground
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one tough climb, a relentlessly steep climber's access trail to the south side of Mt. Joffre. Expect some easy scrambling ...

  • Elk Lakes To Pétain Falls

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This is the easy main valley trail. Make of it what you will; a stroll to Lower Elk Lake with a side trip to the viewpoint, a full day hike to Pétain Falls (the most spectacular waterfall in ...
    •  Day hike from park entrance, backpack
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the easy main valley trail. Make of it what you will; a stroll to Lower Elk Lake with a side trip to the viewpoint, ...

  • West Elk Pass To Upper Elk Lake

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This pleasant forest trail is the quick way in and out of Upper Elk Lake and the Pétain Creek area.
    •  Long day hike, backpack
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This pleasant forest trail is the quick way in and out of Upper Elk Lake and the Pétain Creek area.

  • West Elk Pass To Elk Lakes Provincial Park Entrance

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    The quickest way to Elk Lakes Provincial Park is from Peter Lougheed Provincial Park via West Elk Pass-a mere half-day walk. This, the southern half of the route, is an upgraded Indian trail ...
    •  Day hike, backpack
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The quickest way to Elk Lakes Provincial Park is from Peter Lougheed Provincial Park via West Elk Pass-a mere half-day walk. ...

  • West Elk Pass & Frozen Lake

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    Today we don't have this problem, not since Calgary Power put in the powerline access road and a road built for a tramline that never came about. So 95% of the route to West Elk follows the road ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Today we don't have this problem, not since Calgary Power put in the powerline access road and a road built for a tramline ...

  • Kananaskis Lookout

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    There are two reasonable routes to Kananaskis Lookout. Both are wide forest trails that amalgamate for the final steep pull to a fabulous viewpoint. If I'm on a bike I much prefer to zip along ...
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    There are two reasonable routes to Kananaskis Lookout. Both are wide forest trails that amalgamate for the final steep pull ...

  • Lower Lake

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    A pleasant stroll along the east shore of Lower Kananaskis Lake Reservoir. Just don't come in early summer when low water reveals the original lake surrounded by unattractive mud flats. Interestingly, ...
    •  Half-day hike
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A pleasant stroll along the east shore of Lower Kananaskis Lake Reservoir. Just don't come in early summer when low water ...

  • Gypsum Quarry

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This is a delightfully easy walk up an exploration road to a gypsum quarry. Too bad the bridge is out over Smith-Dorrien Creek. On the other hand, this means less encounters between people and ...
    •  Day hike to quarry
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a delightfully easy walk up an exploration road to a gypsum quarry. Too bad the bridge is out over Smith-Dorrien ...

  • Whiskey Lake Loop

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    A longer loop from Junction Creek day-use area. You climb to a scenic pond and return on forest trails to the Sheep River. Finish with a lovely stretch above the gorge.
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A longer loop from Junction Creek day-use area. You climb to a scenic pond and return on forest trails to the Sheep River. ...

  • Junction Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    An easy interpretive walk which climbs to a viewpoint in a meadow with exhibits, then finishes with a forest walk above a boisterous section of the Sheep River.
    •  0.7 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy interpretive walk which climbs to a viewpoint in a meadow with exhibits, then finishes with a forest walk above a ...

  • Bluerock Creek

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    A moderately easy circular walk above the gorge of Bluerock Creek to look at 50 year-old logging sites.
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A moderately easy circular walk above the gorge of Bluerock Creek to look at 50 year-old logging sites.

  • Bighorn Sheep Lookout

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    A ten minute stroll across meadows brings you to a hide where there's a good chance of spotting bighorn sheep on the meadows below or on the walls of the Sheep River gorge. Bring binoculars. Leave ...
    •  0.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A ten minute stroll across meadows brings you to a hide where there's a good chance of spotting bighorn sheep on the meadows ...

  • Sandy McNabb

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    An easy and pleasant stroll through typical foothills country of pine and aspen forest to a viewpoint overlooking the Sheep River.
    •  1.1 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy and pleasant stroll through typical foothills country of pine and aspen forest to a viewpoint overlooking the Sheep ...

  • Loomis Creek

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This trail follows an old logging road into the valley of Loomis Creek in the southern end of the Elk Range. Loomis Lake is a steep 1km hike from the end of the road.
    •  2-4 hours
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail follows an old logging road into the valley of Loomis Creek in the southern end of the Elk Range. Loomis Lake ...

  • Odlum Pond

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    Odlum Creek trail is a very easy and pleasant mountain bike ride. Aside from a major ford of the Highwood River, it is a real cruiser's special on a smooth old road that ends near Odlum Pond, ...
    •  2-4 hours
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    Odlum Creek trail is a very easy and pleasant mountain bike ride. Aside from a major ford of the Highwood River, it is a ...

  • Sheep To Highwood

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    There is something very satisfying about a long-distance cycling trip along the edge of the mountains. Not quite so satisfying is the need for a long car shuttle to make the trip possible.
    •  6-8 hours
    •  58 miles
    •  Guide

    There is something very satisfying about a long-distance cycling trip along the edge of the mountains. Not quite so satisfying ...

  • Grass Pass & Wileman Creek

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This is an exciting singletrack trail that leads along the eastern edge of the Highwood Range. I prefer to ride it as a part of an outstanding loop with the Flat Creek Trail.
    •  2-3 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    This is an exciting singletrack trail that leads along the eastern edge of the Highwood Range. I prefer to ride it as a part ...

  • Sullivan Pass & High Rock Ridge

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    Sullivan Pass & High Rock Ridge is an exciting trip for the determined and adventurous backcountry cyclist. What makes it exciting is the remote country, the beauty of the route along High Rock ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Sullivan Pass & High Rock Ridge is an exciting trip for the determined and adventurous backcountry cyclist. What makes it ...

  • Flat Creek

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    The Flat Creek valley is one of those mountain treasures one hopes will remain undiscovered by development-minded people. The country is classic front ranges-from the meadows to the grassy, wind-blasted ...
    •  4-6 hours
    •  47 miles
    •  Guide

    The Flat Creek valley is one of those mountain treasures one hopes will remain undiscovered by development-minded people. ...

  • Wolf Creek - Coal Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This ride makes a loop in the hills south of the Sheep River by linking Wolf Creek, Phone Line, Mount McNabb and Price Camp trails. It's a fun roll on dirt trails and exploration roads, but don't ...
    •  4-6 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride makes a loop in the hills south of the Sheep River by linking Wolf Creek, Phone Line, Mount McNabb and Price Camp ...

  • Junction Mountain Fire Lookout

    0 Reviews

    Turner Valley, AB

    This challenging rewarding ride leads to a fire lookout perched on the northeast ridge of Junction Mountain. Some sections of the road are steep and rocky and unless you have legs of steel you ...
    •  4-6 hours
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    This challenging rewarding ride leads to a fire lookout perched on the northeast ridge of Junction Mountain. Some sections ...