Horn Ridge

Horn Ridge near Grande Prairie, AB


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30 kms
7hours
moderate
Hiking
Summer
Grande Prairie, AB
User konadawg
This trail is located in the Kakwa corridor; 9 km from trail junction to mountain top; 15 km of trails along ridges; OHVs must stay on main trail; very unique alpine area with large expanse of alpine meadows, flora and wildlife; excellent views of Two Lakes/Kakwa corridor, mountain ridges & peaks.


Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Length (km): 30 with 15+ more on top of ridge
Elevation Gain (m): 725
Trail Head: 4 km past Stinking Springs, west off main trail

Directions:

Kakwa Wildland Park is 160 kilometres southwest of Grande Prairie. For travel beyond Lick Creek (roughly 10 kilometres from the park’s northern boundary) a four-wheel drive vehicle is essential. Visitors should check ahead with Alberta Parks in Grande Prairie to confirm road conditions.

Kilometre 0:

Grande Prairie – go south on Hwy.
40 then west on Hwy. 666.

Kilometre 11:

Grovedale – road is paved for approximately 16 kilometres beyond Grovedale; from there, it is a maintained gravel road used heavily by industry.

Kilometre 138:

Two Lakes Provincial Park

– three campgrounds (Gunderson Meadow, Pine Hollow & Moberly Flats) provide rustic camping facilities including fire pits, picnic tables, privies and potable water.

Kilometre 149:

Lick Creek – only 4-wheel drive vehicles are suitable on the unmaintained trail from here to Kakwa Falls; there are creek crossings and wet areas along this route.


Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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