Distance 9.7 km one way, height gain 110 m, easy
This scenic long-distance paved path descends from Kananaskis Village to Ribbon Creek at Kovach Pond. It then heads south up the Kananaskis Valley, passing near the Kananaskis Country Golf Course and Mount Kidd RV Park to finish at Wedge PondWedge Pond.
Start: Three reasonable places for accessible users to access the trail are: 1. Kovach Pond Day Use area (opposite the Ribbon Creek access road. 2. Mount Kidd RV Park if you are staying there. 3. Wedge Pond Day Use area at the southern end.
Difficulty: The trail up the valley is a very gradual climb with easy grades. There is a steep, switchback section between Kananaskis Village and Kovach with grades up to 18%. Not recommended.
Note: There is a concession at Mount Kidd RV Park where you can get drinks, snacks and ice cream.
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
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Last updated May 21, 2018