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  • Construction Closure - Forgetmenot Pond and Little Elbow Trailhead Day Use

    August 24, 2017
    • Effective Date: September 5, 2017 - October 31, 2017
    • Where: Forgetmenot Pond - including the day use area/ parking lot and surrounding trails and picnic area are closed. Little Elbow (Nihahi Ridge) Parking Lot and surrounding area including the Equestrian parking lot are all closed as are the trails connecting to and from Forgetmenot Pond. Little Elbow Campground is currently closed for the season, so the gates to the west end are also closed. Please obey all postage signage and be cautious of machinery.
    • Why: Construction Activities - building new road and resurfacing many existing roads and parking lots and picnic areas. 
  • Bear Warning - Elbow Valley, Moose Mountain and West Bragg Creek Trail Networks

    August 13, 2017
    • Effective Date: Sunday, August 13, until further notice
    • Where: All Elbow Valley Trail network, Moose Mountain Trail Network and West Bragg Creek Trail network
    • Why: Numerous bear sightings due to bumper buffalo berry crop

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in Kananaskis Country at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

    • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
    • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
    • Keep your pet on a leash.
    • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray (video).
    • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

    Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

  • Construction Closure - Allen Bill Day Use

    August 2, 2017
    • Effective Date: August 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
    • Where: Allen Bill Day Use Area
    • Why: Construction Activities.

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