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Trail Report

Updated: July 20, 2018 | Print Report
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Waskehegan Staging Area | View Map

Trails Conditions
Hiking &
Cycling Trails
  • Trail conditions remain Fair to Good.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trail conditions remain fair to good and in places / areas there is, down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity.
  • Grouse Trail has some areas flooding and beaver trenches across it and very muddy in those areas - plan accordingly.  
  • The fence line South from Waskehegan to Don's Way has some beaver activity.
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard.
Good
Horse Trails
  • Trail closures in effect for some Equestrian Trails - see below !!
  • CLOSED - NO THROUGH ACCESS:
  • 1) WAPITI (north end) - Closed from Blackfoot Trail to NUL Intersection - IMPASSABLE - water and beaver damage to trail - dangerous footing for horses - culverts cannot be seen underwater - Trail washed out - KEEP OUT.
  • TRAIL HAZARD:
  • WASKAHEGAN just South from Dynamite Lodge to Central Alleyway - water and beaver damage to trail - dangerous footing for horses - culverts cannot be seen underwater.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trail conditions remain poor to fair and in places / areas there is, down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard.
Good

Blackfoot Staging Area | View Map

Trails Conditions
Hiking &
Cycling Trails
  • All trails are open: Trail conditions remain Fair to Good.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trails still have some down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity.
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard
Good
Fat Bike Skate Ski Dog Sled & Horse Trails
  • This sector is CLOSED TO HORSES from Dec 1st to April 1st annually.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • All trails are open: Trail conditions remain Fair to Good.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trails still have some down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity.
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard
Good

Central Staging Area | View Map

Trails Conditions
Hiking &
Cycling Trails
  • All trails are open: Trail conditions remain Fair to Good.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard
Good
Horse Trails
  • CLOSED - NO THROUGH ACCESS:
  • 1) WAPITI (north end) - Closed from Blackfoot Trail to NUL Intersection - IMPASSABLE - water and beaver damage to trail - dangerous footing for horses - culverts cannot be seen underwater - Trail is washed out - KEEP OUT
  • TRAIL HAZARD:
  • East of Wapiti trail & West of Round Up trail near the middle on Central Alleyway a beaver trench over the trail and some beaver activity.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trail conditions remain poor to fair in some places / areas with down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard.
Fair

Islet Lake Staging Area | View Map

Trails Conditions
Hiking &
Cycling Trails
  • All trails are open:  Trail conditions remain Fair to Good.
  • Crossing any hazardous area is entirely at your own risk.
  • With summer conditions prevailing the trails still have some down trees, localized flooding, washouts, mud holes, and beaver activity.
  • Be aware of natural hazards such as rocks, potholes, muddy areas, downed trees, flooded areas and open water may be encounters on the trails. 
  • Lake levels are Good and Open for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boards & etc.
  • No motorize watercrafts in Cooking Lake / Blackfoot PRA
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Moderate Fire Hazard
Good

Note: All dogs must remain leashed while within the Cooking Lake – Blackfoot, Wildlife, Grazing, Provincial Recreation Area and dogs are not allowed on the track set trails. Thank you.

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