All Experiences

Hiking + Walking

Explore our 7 km trail through prairie, marsh, aspen forest, and lakes.

Woman walking along in the forest with the summer sun shining through the trees

A trail for all seasons and visitors

Most of the trails at FortWhyte Alive are packed with crushed limestone, making the surface suitable for all seasons and visitors, whether on foot, pushing a stroller, or riding a bike.

Plus, we’re connected to the longest recreational trail in the world, The Great Trail.

Whether it’s a casual stroll or a family adventure, spending time in nature benefits your health and wellbeing. No matter how you choose to explore our trails, you’ll be sure to discover something new.


Access to our trails is included with general admission and is free for FortWhyte Alive members.

If you create zero emissions to get to our site via foot or bike, your admission is free.

This experience is offered all year

Enhance your visit

  • Get acquainted with our trails before your visit with our trail map.
  • Check-in at visitor reception upon your arrival for the latest conditions.
  • Nordic walking poles, binoculars, and children’s wagons are available through our gear rental.
  • Wheelchairs are available at no cost, please call ahead for availability.
Binoculars and birding book.