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Big Hill Springs Provincial Park, Cochrane

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
Big Hill Springs Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada. It is located 10km north of Cochrane, 6km from Highway 22 on Highway 567, in Rocky View County.Big Hill Springs is located northwest of Calgary, Alberta at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The main attraction is a series of small waterfalls that flow year-round over rocky terraces covered with a lush growth of shrubs and grasses; the park is also the site of an historic fish hatchery and Alberta's first commercial creamery.ActivitiesActivities in the park include hiking, scenic and wildlife viewing. A historic fish hatchery is also located in the park.
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  • This is great for hiking as it has sunny, cool, challenging and smooth parts for all. The waterfalls and streams are relaxing, though I am totally disappointed they closed the main falls. Regardless, ...  read more »
  • I finally made the short trip from my home in Cochrane to explore this little park. Now I'm sorry I waited so long...this is a charming little spot that looks unimpressive from the parking lot. A beau...  read more »
  • Beautiful park with hiking trails. Well maintained but not a long walk. Good for families with younger children. Close to Cochrane and Calgary. 
  • Beautiful walk along a stream with many small waterfalls. Can get crazy busy here on weekends when the weather is nice. Bring a change of cloths for the kids because access to the water is easy and safe as it's not very deep or fast. Out house are provided and there are a few pick-nick table to use.
  • Easy hike, great for beginners. Minimal parking though and this is a popular spot, saw a few people park down the road abit. Beautiful scenery , would come again !
  • Great little park, just a hop and a skip from Cochrane. Fantastic location for photo shoots.
  • Beautiful sposto hike, a little bit too busy for my liking though.
  • Awesome place for a family picnic and get together..serene and beautiful
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