Early freighters stopped at this natural spring to rest and replenish water supplies. The spring water spills over its banks and flows onward to the Spruce River. The iron-rich springs are interesting to explore but take care not to harm this sensitive area.

Length: 2km, one way
Time: 60 to 90 minutes

Level of Difficulty: Level of Difficulty:  Easy Easy

Significant Features: The old freight trail travels through a mixed aspen and white spruce forest leading to a natural fresh water spring.

Trailhead: 29.5 km from the visitor centre on highway 263.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat.: 53.53.70693153 Long.: -106.05374932

Trail conditions

map of the Freight Tait Springs Trail