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Updated: Aug 10, 2017

Peter Lougheed Trail Report

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Updated: August 10, 2017

For the past few weeks, this area has sustained hot and dry conditions. These conditions have allowed for good and dry trails. Residual snow patches may be present in the high alpine.  

Notes:

  1. Bears and cougars are active - Carry bear spray, keep dogs on leash, remain observant and observe wildlife safety techniques
  2. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

Closures:

  1. Construction Closure - Canyon Interpretive Trail
  2. Closure - Valleyview Trail
  3. Bear Closure - Paved bike path from Elkwood campground to Mt. Sarrail campground 
  4. Bear Closure - Boulton Campground Managers Site to Entrance of Loop A

Warnings:

  1. Bear Warning - Interlakes Campground
  2. Bear Warning - Kananaskis Valley watershed and surrounding Parks

Open

Boulton Creek
 
Bear Warning in effect.

Warning

Boulton Creek Interpretive
Bear Warning in effect.

Warning

Open

Burstall Pass
1. Bear Warning in Effect    2. Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail only 

Warning

Chester Lake
1. Bikes permitted on the first 2.7 km only  

Open

Chester Lake Snowshoe
 
Seasonal Closure - May 1 to June 29

Open

Elk Pass Snowshoe
 
The Elk Pass Snowshoe Trail starts at the north end of the Elk Pass Day Use area and parking lot.

Open

Open

Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
Trail damaged due to dam construction

Closed

Open

Lookout
The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings

Warning

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Peter Lougheed Paved
Bear Closure from Elkwood Campground to Boulton Creek Campground.

Partially Closed

Open

Three Isle Lake
1. Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

Open

Open

Upper Lake Connector
 
This trail connects Elk Pass Day Use area to Upper Lake Day Use area, providing an alternative access to Elk Pass when the parking area is busy.

Open

Wheeler
 
Bear closure in effect

Closed

Open

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