Diamond T Loop

Difficulty
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Easy
Duration
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1-1.5h
Distance
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4.0 km
Elevation
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149 m
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Diamond T Loop

The Diamond T Loop is an excellent beginner-intermediate trail in Kananaskis. It is part of a broader trail system and has many options to extend your trip. The trail is mostly forested but has plenty of clearings with great views and one prominent viewpoint that makes the whole trail worth hiking for.

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Route Description for Diamond T Loop

The Diamond T Loop trail is part of an extensive trail system used by bikers, hikers, runners, and walkers. Many of these trails are used in the winter by nordic skiers and fat bikers. From the parking lot, start the trail by taking the option on the left, which will complete the loop in a clockwise direction. This is the best way to make the most out of the clearings and enjoy the main viewpoint. The main viewpoint is 1.2 km into the trail when hiking clockwise and offers incredible views of the area. Continue on to complete the full loop back to the parking area.

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Getting to the Diamond T Loop Trailhead

Take Highway AB-66 West from AB-22. Follow this road, passing many pullouts and trailheads for 15.0 km before turning right into the Diamond T Loop parking area.

Route Information

  • When to do

    March-October

  • Backcountry Campsites

    No

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    High

  • Route Type

    Circuit

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