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Allen Bill Pond

Hwy 66 | Opposite Ranger Station, Bragg Creek, Alberta T0L 0K0, Canada
+1 403-678-0760
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Washed out by the floods

Once a great place to relax and spend the day but pretty much destroyed by the raging river... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Peter B
,
Calgary, Canada
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Lots of parking for hiking in the hills or exploring the banks of Elbow River

This area now primarily an access point to the south part of the West Bragg Creek trail system... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
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“picnic tables” (2 reviews)
“loop” (2 reviews)
“fullerton” (3 reviews)
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Hwy 66 | Opposite Ranger Station, Bragg Creek, Alberta T0L 0K0, Canada
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+1 403-678-0760
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Once a great place to relax and spend the day but pretty much destroyed by the raging river. Parking lot remains and a decent spot to start a hike.....look for park trail signs.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This area now primarily an access point to the south part of the West Bragg Creek trail system. The most popular walking route is Fullerton Loop, with its great views west and south to the mountains from the top. This has become another starting point...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Allen Bill Pond is not like it used to be as it was heavily damaged during the 2013 Alberta Floods. However the beauty of the area, the mountain range back drops. The beautiful hiking trails surrounding it, still make it a wonderful place to...More

Thank JoanneJohn2005
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Hubby and I were here today but everything has changed since the flood of 2013. Before it had places to have picnics

Thank ldydi2
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is no longer a pond due to the flood but still a nice place to visit. There is a walking trail at the east end of the pond under the bridge. I would recommend a nicer place to visit is further up the road...More

Thank Crystalfrombragg
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was a beautiful pond. It was also free to visit and very busy. It was severely damaged by the 2013 flood and was never repaired.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is still a popular spot for picnicing in the summer and often the parking lot is full. However, in the winter months there is not much to see or do here. A quick stop to take some photos or go across the highway to...More

Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I remember going skating here in the winter and walking the pond in the summer. It is now just a pile of rocks, it is so sad what the flood did to this area. I don't think it will ever be the same. Lots of...More

Thank 836eldent
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Flood damage is very evident here, don't expect accessible hiking trails. A good place to bring a picnic and enjoy the river (it is no longer a pond).

Thank Candace D
Reviewed 21 April 2014

This used to be a great place to visit with safe fishing and canoeing for kids on a man-made lake next to the creek. However, sadly, the floods of May 2013 washed it away and now the is a large expanse of rocks, gravel and...More

3  Thank Captain_Rob_D
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