Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks


A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.
  • Closure - Ribbon Creek Trail

    Effective:  November 18, 2022

      • Effective Date: November 18, 2022 
      • Where: The Ribbon Creek trail is closed from the Ribbon Creek parking lot to the Ribbon Creek Ski trail. Park users wanting to go to Ribbon Falls or Ribbon Lake can bypass this closure from Ribbon Creek parking lot by taking the Terrace trail to Kovach trail to Link trail to Ribbon Creek trail.
      • Why: The trail is closed due to an animal feeding on a carcass in the area.

  • Wedge Connector Trail Bridge Washout

    Effective:  July 1, 2021

      • Effective Date: July 2021 until further notice
      • Where: Wedge Connector Trail as it crosses Evan-Thomas Creek.
      • Why: A heavy rain event in July 2021 once again washed out this bridge. During the winter season and when water levels are low the crossing is generally manageable, however during spring runoff and times when water levels are higher, crossing will be dangerous and impassable.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories