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Bellevue Prairie Hiking Trail | Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Hiking Trail or Trailhead

Bellevue Prairie Trail is a 7km, out-and-back trail in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, on the Waterton Front, that takes you through the grasslands towards the Park's Bison Paddock.

Bellevue Prairie Hiking Trail – Sheena Pate

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

Park at the Red Rock base/Pass Creek Day Use Area and travel up the Red Rock Parkway for 3km until the Bellevue Prairie trailhead.

Estimated Time it Takes to Experience this Trail

1.5-2 hours

Trail Difficulty Summer: Easy
Winter: Easy

Easy trails are suitable for all visitors including those with little or no trail experience. These trails have a hard surface with few or no obstacles and are generally flat.

Activities Available: Hiking and Cycling

Features Obstacles: Few or no obstacles, no stairs or minimal use of stairs
Surface: Natural
Profile: Flat to gently rolling terrain

Highlights and Best Features of this Trail

A prairie walk below Bellevue Hill with spectacular spring and summer wildflowers. A great way to experience where the mountains and prairie meet.

Trail Distance

7 km

Trail Vertical Gain or Loss

Gain of 1384 m