|Troll Falls Map|
For a pleasant detour and panoramic views, explore Hay Meadow on the return. For more info on Hay Meadow, please see this post.
Distance: ~3 km return
Elevation Gain: 50 metres
Cell phone reception? Yes
Stroller Friendly? Yes
Recommended Footwear: Good walking shoes/hiking boots and ice cleats for trail. Use extreme caution on the ice near the falls (my children were wearing microspikes which offer superior traction to ice cleats).
Directions to Trailhead from Calgary: Take Hwy 1 westbound, head south on Hwy 40 for 25 km, turn right at Kananaskis Village turnoff, take your first right into Stoney Trail Day Use Area parking lot.
|On the way to Troll Falls|
|A small ice fall near the main falls|
|Exploring Troll Falls – microspikes recommended!|
|Side view of Troll Falls|
|On this day, we didn’t need spikes until we got to the falls!|
|Views from the trail beneath the powerlines|
What is your favorite winter hiking trail?