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  • Construction Closure - Grotto Mountain Day Use

    May 25, 2018

    • Effective Date:  May 25, 2018 – June 30, 2018
    • Where:  Grotto Mountain Day Use Area 
    • Why:  To support improvements to the day use area, partial closure of the parking lot and pond trails/picnic areas is required to ensure the safety of the public.  Some parking will be provided and the Grotto Canyon trailhead remains open.   

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  • Construction Closure - Bow River Campground

    April 18, 2018

    • Effective Date: Bow River Campground will remain closed until June 29, 2018
    • Where: Bow River Campground
    • Why: Alberta Parks will be completing upgrades to the facility that began in 2017. Facility upgrades to be completed in 2018 include installation of a new comfort station, construction of 7 new walk-in tent sites and completion of campground water and sanitary systems. Once completed, Bow River Campground will feature 60 drive-in sites and 7 walk-in tent sites. Upon completion all 60 drive-in sites will feature power and water services. The campground comfort station will feature power, water and sanitary services. Bow River Campground is targeted to open without water or sanitary services June 29, 2018. Water and sanitary services will become available in July 2018 following final testing and commissioning of all systems and infrastructure.  All posted signage should be obeyed during construction. Please visit the Alberta Parks website for more information about front country camping opportunities in Kananaskis Country.

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  • Closure - Widow Maker Trail

    October 30, 2017

    • Effective Date: October 30, 2017 until further notice
    • Where: Widow Maker Trail from Canoe Meadows to the Green Tongue river feature, downstream from the Barrier Visitor Information Center
    • Why: Hazardous conditions due to compromised trees

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