Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

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TrailLengthSeasonPermitted Activities (Legend) StatusList
Cougar Creek4.0 kmSummerHikingClosedHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryCanmore and Area-- Bow Valley WPP
Douglas Fir Bench1.6 km one-wayYear-roundHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),CyclingConnector TrailKananaskis CountryCanmore and Area-- Bow Valley WPP
Grotto Creek Canyon2.1 km one-wayYear-roundHikingOpenHiking,Hiking (Winter)02-IntermediateOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryBow Valley-- Bow Valley WPP
Ha Ling3.5 km to the saddle; 3.9 km to the summitYear-roundHikingOpenHiking,Hiking (Winter)Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryCanmore and Area-- Bow Valley WPP
Heart Mountain2.8 one-way kmYear-roundHiking Not Reported HikingOut-and-BackBow Valley WPPTrails-- Bow Valley WPP
High Rockies (Summer)

Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk PassSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Bow Valley WPP,Peter Lougheed PP
High Rockies (Winter)
  1. The trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path Between Nov. 1 and May 1 due to Highway Avalanche Control.
  2. Blackshale Bridge is closed in winter. The bypass trail remains opens.
63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day UseWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingPartially ClosedFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Peter Lougheed PP,Bow Valley WPP
Lady MacDonald

Closed for Blasting, effective August 4, 2020

3.2 kmSummerHikingClosedHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryCanmore and Area-- Bow Valley WPP
Rocky Mountain Legacy20 km Year-roundHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),CyclingOut-and-Back,PavedKananaskis CountryCanmore and Area-- Bow Valley WPP,Canmore Nordic Centre PP
Skogan Pass

Great conditions above Marmot Junction. Below this point expect firmer, rough conditions.

From Ribbon: 10.2 km to Skogan Pass, 19.4 km to Wind ValleySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingEquestrian horseback ridingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Equestrian,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryKananaskis Valley-- Evan-Thomas PRA,Bow Valley WPP
Windy Viewpoint5.4 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryBow Valley-- Bow Valley WPP
Yamnuska
  • Yamnuska Trail is only maintained for the first 1.0 km and requires significant route finding skills beyond. If venturing to the top of the scramble route, remember there are over 150 climbing routes up the face it is critical that hikers do not throw rocks over the edge. 
1.0 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryBow Valley-- Bow Valley WPP
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