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Rawson's Lake Trail

Alberta, Canada
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Beautiful but wild.

Hiked this trail a week ago to the end of the lake and was planning to go up the Sarrail Ridge to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Owl h
Lovely hike for families!

We have completed this hike a couple of times now and it never ceases to impress. The trail begins... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Tracy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiked this trail a week ago to the end of the lake and was planning to go up the Sarrail Ridge to get a good view of Upper Kananaskis Lake and area when we encountered a grizzly bear who followed us back along the lakeside...More

Thank Owl h
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have completed this hike a couple of times now and it never ceases to impress. The trail begins of the Upper Kananaskis Lakes parking lot behind the outhouse building. Follow the trail around and over the newly completed bridge over Sarrail Falls until you...More

1  Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The hike started off easy from the upper kananaskis parking lot, when the trail forks go left and start making your way up the trail. Steady incline through the trees and eventually you make your way to the lake. From there you can walk around...More

Thank CBKipp
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Rawson Lake is truly beautiful and worth seeing but there is a steep climb to get there. The lake is reached by hiking up a trail with 1000 feet of vertical climb from the trailhead on Upper Kananaskis Lake. As with most hikes in Alberta...More

1  Thank bigfishpk
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Enjoyable hike along Upper Kananaskis Lake, past Sarrail Creek Falls & then up the trail to Rawson Lake. The trail was really muddy in some sections when we went. We left early in the morning & there was already lots of people on the trail....More

Thank smilingshihtzu
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

From Kananaskis lakes, there are 2 options: to walk a trail around the lake or to take the hike up to Rawson's Lake. Definitely worth it to go. Loved the sunny weather but at Rawson's Lake there was still snow on the grounds.

Thank Kym C
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We had a bit of trouble finding the trail and ended up at upper Kananaskis lake instead so had a bonus 2 km flat walk... So we considered skipping this. I'm so glad we ended up doing it! The incline portion of the trail is...More

Thank canadiansammy
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was a good hike with fantastic views of both Upper Kananaskis and Rawson lakes and the surroundings of the trail itself is quite pretty. Be prepared as the bridge at the waterfall is gone due to flood damage. There is a sign as you...More

1  Thank keynotes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This is a great hike...definitely beautiful at the lake but very muddy. You need study footwear that you don't mind getting dirty...and pants.

1  Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you are going to Kananaskis Country you want to go to Upper Kananaskis Lake and take the trail to Rawson's Lake in Peter Laugheed Provincial Park. Some steep inclines but the trail is in good shape and easily navigated apart from the incline. Worth...More

Thank steve b
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