Friends of Kananaskis Country

A warm welcome to all our Friends of Kananaskis Country volunteers, new and returning, for your dedication to building and maintaining your trail community.

We are excited to have wrapped up a successful 2023 Trail Care season and can't wait to see you on the trails in 2024! 

We'll keep you posted through the 'What's Happening' email on upcoming volunteer events. Sign up, spread the word, and help build & maintain your trail community!

If you have questions or feedback, please let us know.


the FKC Team  |  403-678-5593

2023 Trail Season Recap

We're happy to report on another successful year from FKC, with over 3,000 hours dedicated to Kananaskis Country! We extend our deepest thanks to you, the volunteers, who enable the success of our programs. Trail Stewardship is at the core of everything we do, and we couldn’t do it without you.

Check out FKC's 2023 highlights and accomplishments in our full 2023 Trail Report.

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Alberta Parks Projects

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2024 - High Rockies Trail 3 6/24/2024 7/3/2024

Bluerock Wildland Provincial Park

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2024 - Bluerock Wildland PP - General Maintenance 2 7/2/2024 7/16/2024

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

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2024 - CNC - general maintenance 3 6/27/2024 7/11/2024

Public Land Projects

Activity Shifts Start End
2024 - Kan PLUZ - General Maintenance 5 6/28/2024 7/17/2024

Sheep River Provincial Park

Activity Shifts Start End
2024 - Sheep River PP - General Maintenance 1 7/9/2024 7/9/2024

Mission Statement

The Friends of Kananaskis Country is a non-profit society that has been incorporated since 1996. Our main focuses are:

  • Trail Care
  • Environmental Education

We strive to offer volunteering opportunities in all of our projects to enhance community involvement with our organization and to foster a powerful, broad-based public connection with Kananaskis Country.

Mission: Building a community of volunteers and partners to maintain the ecological integrity and recreational use of Kananaskis Country by engaging in trail care, stewardship, education, and research.

Vision: A Kananaskis Country of exquisite natural and cultural landscapes enjoyed by present and future generations.

Mandate: Connecting people and place in a meaningful way. We develop opportunities and programs for individuals and groups to experience Kananaskis Country through engagement and sharing. We raise money to support relevant, practical initiatives that not only benefit the people involved, but benefit the ecology and ecosystems of Kananaskis Country. The Friends of Kananaskis Country brings people together to ensure future generations have the same opportunities to enjoy this special part of Alberta.