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    Iron Springs Trail

    Difficulty
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    Hard
    Duration
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    4.5-6h
    Distance
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    17.2 km
    Elevation
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    453 m
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    Iron Springs Trail

    The Iron Springs trail connects Highway 66 with Township Road 232. It is a great multi-use trail for intermediate hikers. The straightforward trail travels through the forest and features moderate rolling elevation.

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    Route Description for Iron Springs Trail

    The Iron Springs hiking trail leaves from the Fullerton Loop trailhead in Bragg creek. The trail follows the Elbow River before heading North towards the West Bragg Creek Recreation area. It features rolling elevation and is popular for mountain biking and cross-country skiing as well as hiking. If you would like to cut the distance in half, you can leave one vehicle at the West Bragg Creek Recreation Area.

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    Getting to the Iron Springs Trail Trailhead

    From the Town of Bragg Creek, join the AB-22 South to get to the Iron Springs Trail. Turn right onto AB-66 W and follow this road for 10.0 km before turning into the Fullerton Loop Trailhead.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      April-October

    • Backcountry Campsites

      No

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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