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  • Construction Advisory - Ribbon Creek Day Use

    August 15, 2018

    • Effective Date: August 15 - September 30, 2018  
    • Where: Ribbon Creek Day Use
    • Why: To construct a berm from Terrace Bridge down to Centennial Drive, that will mitigate future flood damage to the infrastructure north of Ribbon Creek
    • Ribbon Creek Road will remain open to access the hostel and half of the parking area.  The west half of the Ribbon Creek Day Use Area parking lot will be closed, but the east half will be open for parking.  A portion of the west parking lot will be open to allow hikers to still access Terrace Bridge and Ribbon Creek Trails.

    Affected Areas
  • Bear Warning - Mt. Kidd RV Park

    August 9, 2018

    • Effective Date: August 9, 2018 until further notice
    • Where: Mt. Kidd RV Park and staff residence loop
    • Why: Black bear frequenting the area

    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:

    • 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.
    • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

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

    Affected Areas
  • Bear Closure - Trail leading south from Mt Kidd RV Park F loop

    July 22, 2018

    • Effective Date: July 22, 2018 until further notice
    • Where: Trail leading south from Mt Kidd RV Park F loop 
    • Why: Bears feeding in the area

    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:

    • 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.
    • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

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

    Affected Areas

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