Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Central Staging Area Day Use

Season: Year-round
Water Advisory - No water availableWater Advisory - No water available Blue-Green Algae - Islet LakeBlue-Green Algae - Islet Lake Notice - Trail MaintenanceNotice - Trail Maintenance

Amenities

Notes

    • Walkers can enjoy many kilometers of trails starting from the Central, Blackfoot and Islet Lake staging areas in winter.
    • Check out the trail report here to see what activities can be done on which trail in winter.
    • You can walk on any trail that doesn’t have two sets of ski tracks set on it! These tracks take a long time to get right, and staff work long hours to ensure the tracks are of high quality.
    • Skiers only have access have to these trails for a few months of the year, so please share the trails.
    • There is no potable water available at this site. Please bring your own.

Maps & Guides

  • Winter Trail Map Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Map, Baker Springs Trail, Beaver Trail, Blackfoot Trail, Boundary Trail, Buck Run Trail, Central Alleyway Trail, Cutoff Trail, Detour Trail, Don's Way Trail, Elkhorn Trail, Faraway Trail, Flattail Trail, Grouse Trail, Hare Trail, Heron Hollow Trail, Highline Trail, J.J. Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Meadow Trail, Middle Trail, Moose Link Trail, Morningside Trail, Muskrat Trail, N.U.L. Cycling Connector Trail, N.U.L. East Trail, N.U.L. North Trail, N.U.L. West Trail, Neon Lake Trail, Norris Ridge Trail, North Trail, Outlet Trail, Porcupine Trail, Push Lake Trail, Round Up Trail, Running Dog Trail, Siksika Trail, Springs Trail, Spruce Hollow Trail, Swan Trail, Tie-in Trail, Wanisan Trail, Wapiti Trail, Waskehegan Trail, Wellsite Trail, Whitetail Trail, Winter Trail Lost Lake Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Meadow Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Running Dog Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Blackfoot Lake Staging Area Day Use Central Staging Area Day Use Islet Lake Staging Area Day Use Waskehegan Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
  • Winter Trail Tear Sheet Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Map, Baker Springs Trail, Beaver Trail, Blackfoot Trail, Boundary Trail, Buck Run Trail, Central Alleyway Trail, Cutoff Trail, Detour Trail, Don's Way Trail, Elkhorn Trail, Faraway Trail, Flattail Trail, Grouse Trail, Hare Trail, Heron Hollow Trail, Highline Trail, J.J. Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Meadow Trail, Middle Trail, Moose Link Trail, Morningside Trail, Muskrat Trail, N.U.L. Cycling Connector Trail, N.U.L. East Trail, N.U.L. North Trail, N.U.L. West Trail, Neon Lake Trail, Norris Ridge Trail, North Trail, Outlet Trail, Porcupine Trail, Push Lake Trail, Round Up Trail, Running Dog Trail, Siksika Trail, Springs Trail, Spruce Hollow Trail, Swan Trail, Tie-in Trail, Wanisan Trail, Wapiti Trail, Waskehegan Trail, Wellsite Trail, Whitetail Trail, Winter Trail Lost Lake Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Meadow Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Running Dog Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Blackfoot Lake Staging Area Day Use Central Staging Area Day Use Islet Lake Staging Area Day Use Waskehegan Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
  • Central Staging Area Trail Map Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Central Staging Area, Trails, Map, Beaver, N.U.L. Cycling Connector, N.U.L. North, N.U.L. West, Round Up, Tie-In, Wapiti Central Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
  • Summer Trail Map Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Map, Baker Springs Trail, Beaver Trail, Blackfoot Trail, Boundary Trail, Buck Run Trail, Central Alleyway Trail, Cutoff Trail, Detour Trail, Don's Way Trail, Elkhorn Trail, Faraway Trail, Flattail Trail, Grouse Trail, Hare Trail, Heron Hollow Trail, Highline Trail, J.J. Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Meadow Trail, Middle Trail, Moose Link Trail, Morningside Trail, Muskrat Trail, N.U.L. Cycling Connector Trail, N.U.L. East Trail, N.U.L. North Trail, N.U.L. West Trail, Neon Lake Trail, Norris Ridge Trail, North Trail, Outlet Trail, Porcupine Trail, Push Lake Trail, Round Up Trail, Running Dog Trail, Siksika Trail, Springs Trail, Spruce Hollow Trail, Swan Trail, Tie-in Trail, Wanisan Trail, Wapiti Trail, Waskehegan Trail, Wellsite Trail, Whitetail Trail, Winter Trail Lost Lake Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Meadow Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Running Dog Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Blackfoot Lake Staging Area Day Use Central Staging Area Day Use Islet Lake Staging Area Day Use Waskehegan Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
  • Summer Trails Pamphlet with Map Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Baker Springs Trail, Beaver Trail, Blackfoot Trail, Buck Run Trail, Central Alleyway Trail, Cutoff Trail, Detour Trail, Don's Way Trail, Elkhorn Trail, Faraway Trail, Flattail Trail, Grouse Trail, Hare Trail, Heron Hollow Trail, Highline Trail, J.J. Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Meadow Trail, Middle Trail, Moose Link Trail, Morningside Trail, Muskrat Trail, Neon Lake Trail, Norris Ridge Trail, Outlet Trail, Porcupine Trail, Push Lake Trail, Round Up Trail, Running Dog Trail, Siksika Trail, Springs Trail, Spruce Hollow Trail, Swan Trail, Tie-in Trail, Wanisan Trail, Wapiti Trail, Waskehegan Trail, Wellsite Trail, Whitetail Trail, Winter Trail, Map Lost Lake Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Meadow Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Running Dog Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Blackfoot Lake Staging Area Day Use Central Staging Area Day Use Islet Lake Staging Area Day Use Waskehegan Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
  • Winter Trails Pamphlet with Map Cooking Lake-Blackfoot PRA, Baker Springs Trail, Beaver Trail, Blackfoot Trail, Buck Run Trail, Central Alleyway Trail, Cutoff Trail, Detour Trail, Don's Way Trail, Elkhorn Trail, Faraway Trail, Flattail Trail, Grouse Trail, Hare Trail, Heron Hollow Trail, Highline Trail, J.J. Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Meadow Trail, Middle Trail, Moose Link Trail, Morningside Trail, Muskrat Trail, Neon Lake Trail, Norris Ridge Trail, Outlet Trail, Porcupine Trail, Push Lake Trail, Round Up Trail, Running Dog Trail, Siksika Trail, Springs Trail, Spruce Hollow Trail, Swan Trail, Tie-in Trail, Wanisan Trail, Wapiti Trail, Waskehegan Trail, Wellsite Trail, Whitetail Trail, Winter Trail, Map Lost Lake Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Meadow Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Running Dog Youth Camp/Day Use Group Use Blackfoot Lake Staging Area Day Use Central Staging Area Day Use Islet Lake Staging Area Day Use Waskehegan Staging Area Day Use -- 7989 False
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Updated: May 30, 2023