Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail
Take in some history on the Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail. The trail travels through the ecological preserve and passes by significant historical landmarks. You will see remnants of an old cabin, ranch, and even a cemetery as you make your way along the trail.
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Route Description for Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail
The Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail begins at the Siffleur Falls trailhead but does not cross the river. Start your hike in the northeast corner of the parking area. You’ll see a break in the fence with an obvious path leading to the wooded area. Follow this and enjoy the views of the North Saskatchewan River. You will pass the remnants of historic Barnes Ranch, which ceased operation in 1909. You’ll see the old horse corral and the fireplace from the old home. Cross through a gate at a junction, and continue on the main path before reaching a historic cabin and a nearby cemetery. The trail ends by following the river, offering excellent views on the way back to the parking area.
Getting to the Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail Trailhead
To get to the Kootenay Plains Heritage Trail, travel 27.0 km eastbound from Saskatchewan River Crossing and turn right for the Siffleur Falls trailhead at the Kootenay Plains Ecological Preserve.
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