Lace up those hiking boots or slip on a saddle, Wild Alberta is home to a vast number of hiking and horseback trails to uncover and discover. Explore the beautiful backcountry of Wild Alberta and discover the geographical centre of Alberta. Take in the beauty of the natural landscape and experience the river flats, sand dunes, and rich forests of Wild Alberta’s breathtaking network of well-groomed and rugged trails. Hiking boots hurting your feet? Experience Wild Alberta the way the west was meant to be experienced – on horseback. Gallop along the trails of Wild Alberta’s wilderness on horseback for a whole new experience. Trails are open all year round but for the best experience join us May through October. Trailheads are marked near the park’s entrance as well as on trail maps.  

Holmes Crossing Ecological Reserve

This park area contains various hiking and horseback riding trails, as well as snowmobile access in the winter. Located 8 km southwest of Fort Assiniboine, visitors will experience naturally occurring vegetated transverse sand dunes, dominated by jack pine.


Fort Assiniboine Barrhead County No. 11, Alberta