Trails are one of the best ways for you to connect with the landscape and experience the unmeasurable beauty and solitude of this park. Grasslands is a prairie wilderness with limited services and preparation is key to having a safe and enjoyable experience.

Grasslands National Park Trail Guides are available at the Visitor Centres.

Distances given in the trail descriptions are approximate. Times given are on-trail times for hikers.

Check trail conditions and safety information before departure.

West Block
Trail Description Distance (km) Time Difficulty
Eagle Butte Trail

Trailhead: Gate at parking area

A great trail to view wildflowers and soaring birds of prey.

2 km loop 1 hour Easy
70 Mile Butte Trail

Trailhead: Branches from Eagle Butte Trail

For breath-taking views of the Frenchman River Valley with a smaller time commitment, this trail is for you.

2 km loop 1 to 2 hours Difficult
Two Trees Trail

Trailhead: Two Trees Day Use Area

Only have a short amount of time? Take this trail for an introduction to prairie grasslands.

4 km loop 1 to 2 hours Moderate
Riverwalk Trail

Trailhead: Two Trees Day Use Area

Examine riparian plant life, discover hidden deer and observe birds utilizing the steep riverbank cliffs as you follow this mowed, grassy trail.

3 km loop 1 hour Easy
Three Sisters Trail

Trailhead: Access from Rosefield Grid

An old vehicle trail leads through open grasslands to the Saskatchewan Natural History monument that marks the establishment of the first Black-tailed Prairie Dog sanctuary in Canada.

4 km one-way 2 to 3 hours Moderate
Top Dogtown Trail

Trailhead: Ecotour pull-off #2

Listen to the rare Black-tailed Prairie Dogs bark at your approach as you stroll across the Top Dogtown on this hard surfaced, level trail.

750 m loop 20 minutes Easy
Timbergulch Trail

Trailhead: Ecotour pull-off #3

The three prominent, glacially created, coulee bottoms you’ll traverse have created an inviting habitat for bison which tend to linger in this area.

17 km loop 5 to 6 hours Difficult
Bearpaw Sea Trail

Trailhead: Branches from 70 Mile Butte Trail or Ecotour pull-off #3

From tabletops to valley bottoms, this trail explores the wide variety of habitats found within the park.

10 km one-way 4 to 5 hours Difficult
Broken Hills Trail

Trailhead: Park at Belza Day Use Area. Travel west back towards entrance to cross road to trailhead.

One of the few locations to gain an uninterrupted, 360’view of grasslands.

11km loop 4 to 5 hours Difficult
Larson Trail

Trailhead: Ecotour pull-off #6

Observe evidence of early ranching along this mowed trail which also provides views of the adjacent Frenchman River.

1.5 km loop 30 minutes Easy
East Block
Trail Description Distance (km) Time Difficulty
Creek to Peak Trail

Trailhead: South of kitchen shelter

Wind up the hill along this mowed path to a rewarding peek of the Rock Creek valley and badlands beyond.

750 m one-way 30 minutes Moderate
Rock Creek Trail

Trailhead: West across Rock Creek bridge

Stroll this mowed path for a bird’s eye view of Rock Creek.

2 km loop 1 hour Easy

More Information:
West Block Visitor Centre
East Block Visitor Centre