Board Meeting – September 2021

Zoom Web Meeting

Anita needs to be out of town on Thursday so requested that we reschedule the board meeting for Wednesday (September 22nd) instead of Thursday ... Members are always welcome to attend our board meetings. Find out what’s going on behind the scenes as we talk about and plan our trail maintenance, hiking events, and everything ... Read more

Northend Saunders Lake (A29 to A30+)

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

Fall colours for the Saunders Saunter A29 to A30 or longer will be a stroll for bird watchers and nature lovers; could be 7km to 10km with an emphasis on the different birds, of which Saunders Lake has plenty. We'll meet at the trail head beside at "A29" (at the bend by the lake on ... Read more

Partridge Hill/Ross Creek (A111 towards A109)

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

This is a nice easy section that is popular for birds. We've had re-established the trail, as over the past few years has changed ownership, been underwater, and had a boardwalk that gave away. We'll meet at the trail head beside "A111" (just after crossing Ross Creek on RR 220 when going from Twp Rd ... Read more

Ministik Bird Sanctuary to Fire Tower

Meet at Trailhead

A nice hike we haven't done in a while and it was a wet day in mid-September so only 5 people could make it, so we'll try again in mid-October when the fall colours should be spectacular. We'll be starting on the trail to William's Lake (where we had lunch on June's 'Ministik Berg' hike), ... Read more

Board Meeting – October 2021

Zoom Web Meeting

Members are always welcome to attend our board meetings. Find out what’s going on behind the scenes as we talk about and plan our trail maintenance, hiking events, and everything else we do to help our members get the most of their involvement and to keep our the trail and the association thriving. If you ... Read more

East Battle River (Duhamel) to Rest & Be Thankful Hill

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

In most years this is our first out of town hike of the season & a glorious way to start spring ... while it had been scheduled for the first Sunday in May for 2020 & 2021, when COVID-19 hit us both were canceled. We have it on the schedule for the last Sunday in ... Read more

West Battle River (A57 to Schnee Hill)

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

A wonderful section of the trail along Battle River, going east from Gwynne. We included it in August but due to weather only 4 people attended so weather permitting we'll try it again. It has a little bit of everything, including passing by what used to be the historic Low's Crossing (well historic from a ... Read more

Snow Valley to John Janzen Nature Centre

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

We'll meet at the Whitemud Creek Parking Lot (parking lot just before you go under the Whitemud Drive overpass towards the Snow Valley ski chalet) at about 10:15 a.m. The hike will leave from the parking lot at 10:30. The pictures from December 8th, 2019. Note: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, November 7, 2021, at ... Read more

Board Meeting – November 2021

Zoom Web Meeting

Members are always welcome to attend our board meetings. Find out what’s going on behind the scenes as we talk about and plan our trail maintenance, hiking events, and everything else we do to help our members get the most of their involvement and to keep our the trail and the association thriving. If you ... Read more

Battery Creek Trails (+ Devon Golf Course River Loop)

Meet at Trailhead - We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

This is a new part of the River Valley Alliance trail system that will eventually connect Devon to Fort Saskatchewan - Devon's new article. We'll meet at the parking lot at the Battery Creek Trailhead (on Range Road 262 just off Highway 19) at about 10:15 a.m.. The hike will leave from the parking lot ... Read more

The current Government of Alberta COVID-19 public health action plan indicates that all COVID-19 public health measures have been lifted. However, WTA group event attendees are encouraged to assess and manage their personal risk.