Markin-MacPhail Westside Legacy Trail

Parks, Trails & Recreation Facilities Brochure


Westside Legacy Trail is a non-motorized paved trail from Invermere to Fairmont and was designated as a Regional Park in November 2015. It is located primarily on private lands and within the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure right-of-ways. The north trail terminus and parking lot are located south of Invermere on Westside Road, which includes a paved 2.7 km section along Goldie Creek. The south trail terminus is located on Highway 95 near the Westside Road north turnoff.

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Westside Rd, Invermere, BC V0A 1K6

Seasonal Hours

The trail is available for non-motorized bike riding, walking and running usage when the trail opens for the season on May 1st and closing for the maintenance season in early October annually.

Washrooms and trail are open and available to the public starting on May 1st each year through until early October when the washrooms are closed for the winter. The trail is not maintained in the winter.


There are multiple different access points for the Legacy trail depending on where you are located along Westside Road. The 3 most popular entrances are where the 3 washrooms are located (1 at the Invermere access parking lot, 1 halfway between Invermere and Fairmont along Westside Road with the final popular access point being located just before the Highway 93 turnoff near Fairmont Hot Springs. There is trail interpretive signage, accessible picnic tables, lookout points and bench seating along with a host of informational signage points throughout the trail.  There are also bike repair stations located at the Invermere and Fairmont parking lots.

Trail Etiquette
  • No smoking or alcohol on the trail.
  • No overnight parking or camping at any of the trail access points.
  • Pets must be kept on a leash and cleaned up after at all times.
  • Please pack out all garbage.
  • Please be respectful of other trail users.
  • Slow down for tight corners and bends in the trail.
  • Stay on trail surface.

If you have additional questions, or to report any issues you can contact the Environmental Services Department at 250-489-6900 or email [email protected].

Last edited: Thu, May 16, 2024 - 11:50:20