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Pathways and Trails

​​​​Residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of pathways and trails throughout the City.  They are fun to explore and can help fill a warm summer evening or even a warm winter Sunday!

Pathways Maps

The City of Lethbridge's pathway network contains: 

  • over 200 km of paved pathways
  • approximately 59 km of aggregate or gravel trails

Historically centered around the Coal Banks Trail, regional pathways connect neighbourhoods, parks and nature reserves throughout the entire City. Natural pathways are located in a variety of city parks as well and are a great way to explore the river valley parks.

If you're looking to plan a route or just want to view our pathway network, click here for our interactive map. Click on sections of pathways to see the length of that segment and what material the pathway is built out of.

For a printable version of the Lethbridge Pathways Map, click here.

Interesting Facts about the Coal Banks Trail...

  • It was named after the original coal mining town in the valley.
  • It was built in 1984-87 as part of the Urban Parks Grant.
  • The west side extension built in 1996.
  • It has been used in community events such as the Terry Fox Run and Moonlight Run

Coal Banks Trail

The Coal Banks Trail is a 2.4 m-wide regional asphalt pathway linking facilities and parks throughout Lethbridge. It provides an uninterrupted 30 km route from the west side, through the river valley and Henderson Park, to Pavan Park.

The trail is designed to be enjoyed by users of all ages and abilities. 

To find parks, playgrounds, maps and more, check out the Lethbridge Parks App!


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