Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
Grotto Creek Canyon 2.1 km one-way Year-round Hiking Hiking Open
Windy Viewpoint 5.4 km Summer Hiking Open
Yamnuska East Ridge 3.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Yamnuska Scramble Route 10.2km return Summer Hiking Open
Yamnuska Climbers' Access Route 2.1km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Cougar Creek

Closure: From the junction of Montane Trail and Lady MacDonald Trail upstream for approximately 1 km, until further notice. For blasting relating to the Cougar Creek Flood Project. 

4.0 km Summer Hiking Closed
Douglas Fir Bench 1.6 km one-way Year-round Hiking Hiking OHVing Open
Ha Ling

Closure: For construction in 2022.

3.5 km to the saddle; 3.9 km to the summit Year-round Hiking Hiking Closed
Lady Macdonald

Closure: Until further notice (likely all summer) for construction.

3.2 km Summer Hiking Closed
Rocky Mountain Legacy 20 km Year-round Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Open
Skogan Pass (Summer) From Ribbon: 10.2 km to Skogan Pass, 19.4 km to Wind Valley Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
High Rockies (Winter) 63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
High Rockies (Summer)

Goat Creek access is closed.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk Pass Summer Dog Sledding Hiking OHVing Open
Heart Mountain 2.8 one-way km Year-round Hiking not reported