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Seasonal Service Change - Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground

June 29, 2017

  • Effective Date: will open Friday, August 4, 2017
  • Where: Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground is closed to all camping activity.
  • Why: An avalanche has damaged bear resistant storage lockers and other campground facilities. 
  • Please note: Random camping in the park is illegal.

Affected Areas

Bear Closure - Goat Pond Dam and East Side of High Rockies Trail

June 15, 2017

  • Effective Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017 until further notice
  • Where: Powerline north of Goat Dam and the east side of High Rockies Trail
  • Why: Grizzly Bear activity in the area.

Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in Kananaskis Country at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

  • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
  • Keep your pet on a leash.
  • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray (video).
  • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

 

Bear Closure - Southbank of Buller Creek

June 15, 2017

  • Effective Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017 until further notice
  • Where: Southbank of Buller Creek, West of Spray Lakes Road including cutline
  • Why: Grizzly Bear activity in the area.

Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in Kananaskis Country at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

  • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
  • Keep your pet on a leash.
  • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray (video).
  • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

Affected Areas

Seasonal Service Change - Galatea Creek Trail

June 06, 2017

  • Effective Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 until further notice.
  • Where: Galatea Creek Trail from the junction at Terrace Trail to Lillian Lake including Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground.
  • Why: Closed until further notice due to trail damage. 

Affected Areas

Spray Valley

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