Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Mitchell Creek

Day Use is permitted. Outhouse facilities are open where feasible - be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds open, starting June 1 at 50% capacity. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust as needed.

    This trail starts at the south end of Elkwater Campground. Climbing steadily through mixed wood and lodgepole pine forest, the trail ends at Murray Hill Road at the top of the plateau. There is an informal viewpoint one third of the way up, overlooking Elkwater Lake.This expert-level trail can also be cycled as a point-to-point or as a loop utilizing Mystery Trail.

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Open
Trailhead:
    Length:2.8 km one-way
    Type:Out-and-Back
    Difficulty
    ActivitiesHikingMtn Biking/CyclingSnowshoeingBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Snowshoeing
    Trail Map
    Trail Report:Cypress Hills
    Trails  Cypress Hills PP  - All Parks
    Updated: Apr 9, 2020