COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.
Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:
Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.
Please follow direction on construction signage and fencing.
Visitors looking for alternatives to Cougar Creek canyon may consider Heart Creek, Grotto Canyon or hire a guide that can safely show you other options.
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.