What you’ll find on a trip down the Iron Horse Trail

Feb. 06, 2020

The world is home to miles and miles of stunning trails. It doesn’t matter if you’re a walker, biker, horseback rider, ATVer or runner, there is a trail for you. Alberta’s Lakeland is home to a 300 km section of The Great Trail in Canada called the “Iron Horse Trail.” The Iron Horse Trail is […]

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Horseback Riding in Alberta | Trail Tips for you and your Horse

Jan. 14, 2020

The Iron Horse Trail is a trail-users dream. 300kms of beautiful trails that are maintained by trail volunteers, plenty of stops along the way and endless things to see. Trail users are permitted on the trail on ATVs, bicycles, wagons, on foot and horseback. Horseback riding in Alberta is an exceptional way to experience a […]

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ATV Trails Around Me: Where to Go ATVing in Alberta

Sep. 12, 2019

Did you know that you can explore hundreds of kilometers of Alberta’s countryside – without leaving the seat of your ATV Traveling by ATV is a great way to travel in the country. You get the genuine outdoors experience. You breath fresh air. You see the beautiful scenery. But you can experience all of this without the tiredness and […]

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5 Facts About Exploring Iron Horse Trail Alberta

Aug. 15, 2019

The Iron Horse Trail Alberta has a storied history that predates it as a destination for travelers of all kinds. Explore this history now.

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Go East of Edmonton for 300 Km of Adventure & Inspiration

Jun. 01, 2019

Just a little over an hour when you go east of Edmonton is the trailhead of one of the largest completed sections of the Trans-Canada Trail.  Once a part of Canada’s rich history, this trail is named for the railroad that once cut through these lands, and the “Iron Horse” which brought people and goods […]

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ATV Trails Near Edmonton: Exploring Trails Around Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail

Feb. 12, 2019

The Iron Horse Trail can be used all year by hikers, bike riders, ATV drivers, snowmobile enthusiasts, and equestrians. The 300 km trail extends to its eastern terminus at Cold Lake by the Saskatchewan border and west to Waskatenau. ATV riders can enjoy other ATV trails near Edmonton, close to AIHT, including Lakeland Provincial Park, […]

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Alberta Trail Reports for Winter: Your Go-To Guide

Jan. 23, 2019

Staying active this winter—and all year long—means staying up-to-speed with what’s happening on the trails. It’s essential to know if the features of a particular trail are suitable to your interests and skill level, and whether current conditions are favourable for your snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking adventure. There are many Alberta trail reports that […]

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4 Boreal Forest Facts to Know Before You Visit Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail

Oct. 14, 2018

What are the lungs of the world? They’re forests, of course! The boreal forest in North America is one of the largest. In fact, this one forest alone represents 25% of the world’s remaining intact forests. The forest is home to over 600 Indigenous communities! Plus, of course, the innumerable animals and birds living within […]

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How to Pack for a 3-Day Trip on Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail

Aug. 11, 2018

Looking to make your next biking trip adventure on Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail? Did you know that the Iron Horse trail has mostly remained in its natural state since 1920? The trail’s unique character is great for a nature adventure full of sights and challenging terrain. Packing for a bike trip can seem overwhelming, especially […]

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The History of the Métis Crossing

Jul. 11, 2018

Métis Crossing is one of Canada’s great historic sites with a rich history dating back thousands of years. People travel from all over North America to enjoy the culture and amenities. The site is so historic that archaeologists have discovered a campsite that is roughly 6,000 years old. Read on to learn why you should visit […]

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