Southeast of Calgary and Medicine Hat near Elkwater, the Cypress Hills Provincial Park has four groomed ski trails totaling 14km. There are three trailheads servicing trails through forests of spruce, lodgepole and aspens. The two main
To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Medicine Hat, head east on Highway 1 for 32km. Turn south on Highway 41 for 34km.
Overall, Cypress Hills Provincial Park is the 28th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Alberta.