Trails & pathways

Cochrane has over 80 kilometres of pathways, trails and public sidewalks. This pathway system helps connect our community. 

Use the Parks and Recreation amenities map to find your new favourite trail or plan your next walk. The interactive map has information on current and future paths and the pathway surface (asphalt, gravel, etc.).

Interactive Pathway Map   

image of pathways with trees outlining

Sidewalk/Pathway snow & ice clearing

Pathway snow routes map

Within 48 hours after a snowfall, Cochrane clears snow from sidewalks and pathways including:

  • sidewalks adjacent to Cochrane owned buildings, properties and Cochrane maintained parks.
  • sidewalks adjacent to public schools
  • municipally maintained stairway links within communities
  • bridge walkways across the Bow River and Jumping Pound Creek.
  • asphalt pathways and sidewalks adjacent to roadways, allowing pedestrian access to the downtown core
  • asphalt pathways within parks and environmental reserves
  • asphalt pathway links

Areas not designated to be cleared of snow:

  • residential sidewalks
  • unpaved pathways within parks and environmental reserves

Sanding & salting

Sanding and salting of streets, lanes and sidewalks is done to ensure a reasonable level of safety for motorists and pedestrians.

Active transportation

Discover the benefits of active transportation - including walking, scootering or cycling!
women running down an outdoor pathway
Title Sort descending Address
First Street East Tennis Courts417 1st St E. Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8
Gleneagles Ball Diamond60 Gleneagles Dr Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8
Mitford North Soccer Field207a West Rock Rd Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8
Mitford School Ball Diamond190 West McDougal Rd Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8
Zero Gravity Skate Park201 West Rock Rd Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8