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; the hike will be ~7km roundtrip 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 ... Read more

Gwynne Section

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

This week's outing is 7km round-trip along the Gwynne Section to the Gwynne Ski Hill. The huge valley starting at Gwynne and containing the Battle River as it flows eastward across Alberta, was created in a few days. At the end of the last ice age, glacier water trapped by ice formed huge Lake Edmonton. ... Read more

Coal Lake Kjorlein Corner (A45) to Pumping Station (A46)

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

The hike picks up where we at the same spot at the July 31st hike, at Kjorlien Corner (A45) and continue south along Coal Lake covering some of the same route we did July 3rd. We'll meet at the trail head beside "A45" (Kjorlien Corner on the bend at Township Road 473 / Range Road ... Read more

Fort Ethier / Bigstone Creek (A48 towards ‘D’)

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

This is along a very special part of the Waskahegan Trail. Starting with a living relic from Canadian history (Fort Ethier from the time of the 1885 Riel Rebellion) and a close-up look at an alpaca farm, followed by shaded cliff-top views of Bigstone Creek and sun-filled stretches close to the water, what's not to ... Read more

Ministik Berg & NCC Trails

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

Delaney will be redoing her June hike, this time with the fall colours & not being rushed by a pending thunderstorm. The hike is through the Ministik Bird Sanctuary and a bit beyond, much of which is the 'Ball Berg' section recently donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada by the Ball family. This is ... Read more

Board Meeting – September 2022

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

Members BBQ – Short Morning Hike & BBQ Lunch (Members Only)

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

We are having the Members BBQ at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park. Please let us know if you are going to attend by emailing Anita P. or call 780-524-9817. The pictures from the members BBQ - September 19th, 2021. Note: This is a members only event for WTA Members & Volunteers. We'll meet at the parking lot ... Read more

Islet Lake Staging Area to Lost Lake Shelter

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

A great hike for the fall hike, the trees should be displaying their full colour and the wide paths allow the hikers to socialize. There may even be the occasional hawk and some chickadees. The hike will leave from the parking lot at the Islet Lake Staging Area at about 10:00 a.m. We'll meet at ... Read more

South Miquelon (A84 towards ‘D’)

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

The Miquelon Lake is another one of those interesting trails in the Miquelon/Ministik area that had once all been underwater, resulting in pockets of trees on some higher ground (had been islands) and alley ways (where the water was). "Ministik" means island in Nehiyawewin (Cree). We tend to follow the 'blue' route around the edge ... Read more

Board Meeting – October 2022

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

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.