Wild Rose Country is rich with incredible things to see and Kananaskis is an Alberta destination that’s tough to beat.

Feel like you’ve seen it all? Deep within Peter Lougheed Park, lies a hidden gem, The Black Shale Suspension Bridge, a magical spot where your next spring hike will reach all new heights.

Tucked away in the lush greenery, this 6.8-kilometre hike offers a picturesque adventure in the much warmer months.

As you traverse the trail, encounter wildlife, get some fresh air, and soak up some rays along the way, then cross the enchanting overpass.

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“The landscape along this long route is diverse with some sections travelling through thick forests and others climbing up and over massive rock slides, providing outstanding views across the valley,” said Alberta Parks.

“Park and access the High Rockies trail for the Black Shale Suspension Bridge from the Black Prince Day Use; Use the South Spray Lakes Map for trail directions and navigation”

Ready to hit the hills?

Before you head out, don’t forget to bring the essentials like water, snacks and comfortable shoes, the enjoy – as long as the weather cooperates.

Gear up, stay safe, and enjoy a day of mountain magic.

You’re in for an unforgettable journey.

Black Shale Suspension Bridge – Kananaskis, Alberta

Where: Black Prince Cirque Trail – Black Prince parking, Kananaskis, AB