Porcupine Hills Ridge Trail
Porcupine Hills Ridge Trail is a well-maintained hike off of the Cowboy Trail in southern Alberta. This beautiful ridge offers an excellent vantage point towards surrounding peaks as well as the nearby prairies. This is a great trail for families and beginner to intermediate hikers.
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Route Description for Porcupine Hills Ridge Trail
From the pullout on the road, find your way onto the old dirt road and come to a locked gate. This is the beginning of the Porcupine Hills Ridge hike. Follow the road and begin climbing the ridge on this easy to follow trail. Some fun landmarks rest along the trail that make for excellent photo opportunities. You won’t come across any junctions or side trails on this trail, so enjoy the easy hiking on your way to the main viewpoint atop the ridge. Look out over the meeting of the prairies and the mountains, admiring the geological transition before you.
Getting to the Porcupine Hills Ridge Trail Trailhead
To get to Porcupine Hills trailhead, take Highway 22-N from Highway 3. Follow this for 44.0 km before turning right onto AB-520-E. Travel 3.3 km and turn left onto Range Road 13A. After 3.5 km, pull over for the Porcupine Hills Ridge Trail. This trail can also be accessed via AB-520 from Claresholm, AB.
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