Books for Outdoor Kids

20+ Amazing Books for Outdoor Kids

I have been meaning to write this post for a long time. These outdoor books are some our family’s favourite alongside some of the Born to be Adventurous’ reader suggestions. In this post I have included storybooks, chapterbooks, outdoor “how to” books and some outdoor parenting books that help you get outside and explore with…

Mt. Mount Lorette Ponds

Mt. Lorette ponds

Mount Lorette Ponds is located at Mt. Lorette Ponds Day Use Area located in Kananaskis, Alberta. The easy trail follows a short, wide paved trail around a pond draped with a vista of mountains. Mt. Lorette Ponds There are many easy hikes for families in the area and Mount Lorette Ponds can be combined with…

Hiking in Kananaskis

Marl Lake Interpretive Trail, Kananaskis

Marl Lake Interpretive Trail ends at a beautiful dock that extends into a lake surrounded by mountain views in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. This less traveled trail makes the slightly confusing start worth the effort. Marl Lake Interpretive Trail, Kananaskis Difficulty: ModerateDistance: 3.1 km* (1.9 mi) out and backElevation: MinimalHighlights: Lake, Mountain Views, Interpretive SignsFacilites:…

Hiking Massold Clay Canyons

Massold Clay Canyons

I have been on a mission since moving to back to Saskatchewan a year and a half ago. My mission? To discover, explore, and share all the amazing outdoor adventures that families can enjoy together in Saskatchewan. My most recent discovery was the Massold Clay Canyons. In Saskatchewan, it can be hard to find information…

Parker Ridge Hike

Best Easy Icefield Parkway Hikes

Hiking is the best activities to do along the Icefield Parkway as there are no shortage of views. These easy Icefield Parkway hikes boast expansive mountain views, ice cold glacier lakes, massive glaciers, and stunning waterfalls. Easy Icefield Parkway Hikes The Icefield Parkway and all the hikes located in this post are located along HWY…

Arethusa Cirque

Arethusa Cirque, Alberta

Arethusa Cirque is an unofficial trail located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The trail, located near Highwood Pass, has become more defined with the increase in hikers seeking out the stunning cirque that sits below Little Arethusa. Closed: December 1st-June 14thDifficulty: ChallengingDistance: 5 km (3.1 mi) loopElevation: 274 m (898 ft)Hike Highlights: Mountain Views, Cirque,…

Easy hikes in Banff National Park

10 Easy Hikes in Banff National Park

Banff National Park boasts jaw dropping views of incredible mountain vistas. The park covers over 6,641 square kilometres (2,564 square miles) of pristine wilderness. There are easy hikes that are perfect for families that will allow you to summit mountains, view glaciers, meander through meadows, and swim in lakes. 10 Easy Hikes in Banff National…