Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Ribbon Creek (Summer)

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Bear Warning - Ribbon Creek Trail, Campgrounds & Surrounding Area

    The trail is 8.1 km one-way to Ribbon Falls with an additional 2.0 km to Ribbon Lake. The first 8 km of trail is a spectacular valley hike hemmed in by massive cliffs of Mt. Kidd and Mt. Bogart. Ribbon Falls Backcountry Campground is located at the falls. To reach Ribbon Lake and the Ribbon Lake Backcountry Campground from Ribbon Falls, one must climb a cliff with two sections of chains to assist. The climb up the cliff is a serious undertaking - likely not possible if you suffer from vertigo. Climbing down the cliff, especially in wet weather, is even more challenging.  Note that bikes are only permitted on the first 4.0 km of this trail.

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Warning

Bear Warning

Bikes permitted on first 4 km of trail ONLY

Trailhead:
    Length:8.1 km one-way to Ribbon Falls or 10.1 km one-way to Ribbon Lake
    Elevation Profile350 m / 1,137 ft to Ribbon Falls plus additional gain of 250 m / 820 ft to Ribbon Lake m
    Type:Out-and-Back
    ActivitiesHikingMtn Biking/CyclingE-bikeBiking/Cycling,E-bikes,Hiking
    Trail Map
    Trail Report:Kananaskis Valley
    Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
    Updated: Aug 10, 2020