Mount Lorette Ponds Trail
The trail around the Mount Lorette Ponds is a great way to take a quick stroll in the heart of Kananaskis. It is perfect for all abilities and is best paired with time spent at the day use area picnicking and enjoying the water. Plan to spend a half day with the family here or stop in after a bigger hike or scramble along Highway 40.
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Route Description for Mount Lorette Ponds Trail
The Mount Lorette Ponds hike is a simple trail that wraps around the Mount Lorette Ponds. It is a stunning trail perfect for all abilities. At 1.1 km and almost no elevation gain, the boardwalks and footbridges here will transport you to a quaint wilderness escape. Head north from the parking area to the ponds. Follow the short trail around the ponds which is perfect for fishing, bird-watching, and mountain views.
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- Bragg Creek and Sheep River Provincial Park: Prairie Mountain, Powderface Ridge, Nihahi Ridge and ForgetMeNot Ridge.
- Kananaskis Trail: Troll Falls, Rawson Lake, Wasootch Ridge, Sarrail Ridge and Pocaterra Ridge.
Getting to the Mount Lorette Ponds Trail Trailhead
To get to Mount Lorette Ponds, you will need to make your way to the Porcupine Creek day use area parking. From the entrance to Highway 40 from the Trans Canada Highway, travel 18.0 km to the Porcupine Creek parking area on the left. This is where the Mount Lorette Ponds trail and picnic area are located.
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