Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park

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  • Construction Advisory - Cougar Creek Flood Mitigation Project

      June 29, 2020

      Effective Date: June 29, 2020

      Where: Cougar Creek, in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park

      Why: Please be advised that the Town of Canmore is constructing a flood mitigation project on Cougar Creek in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park. The contractor will be establishing access and mobilizing equipment to the site starting June 29th. Please follow all construction and detour signage in the area when accessing the Cougar Canyon, Lady MacDonald, Montane, Horseshoe, and Grotto Mountain trails.

      For project information, go to the Town of Canmore’s webpage for Cougar Creek.

      Please be advised that Alberta Parks will be implementing an area closure later in July when we are notified of planned construction in the canyon. Keeping checking this advisories page for updates.

  • Construction Advisory - Heart Creek Flood Project

      June 10, 2020

      • Effective Date: June 10, 2020 until further notice
      • Where: Heart Creek drainage, including informal parking for Heart Creek hikes in the Highway 1 ditch
      • Why: Be advised that the Municipal District of Bighorn has begun construction of a flood mitigation project on Heart Creek upstream of Highway 1.

      The informal parking in the Highway 1 ditch for access to Heart Creek is not available at this time. Recreational users accessing Heart Creek, Heart Mountain and the Quaite Valley connector trail must park in the Heart Creek Day Use Area.


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