Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


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  • Closure - Bearspaw, The Narrows, and Bow River Loop Trails

    Effective:  September 15, 2021

      • Effective date: September 15, 2021 until further notice
      • Where: Bearspaw, The Narrows, and Bow River Loop Trails, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
      • Why: Presence of cattle

  • Bear Warning - Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Trails

    Effective:  June 29, 2021

      • Effective Date: June 29, 2021
      • Where: Entirety of Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park and all trails within.
      • Why: A black bear has been sighted in and around Tiger Lily Loop and surrounding areas.


    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.

    Map of Affected Area

  • Parking Prohibited on Glenbow Road

    Effective:  March 18, 2021

      • Effective Date: March 18, 2021
      • Where: Glenbow Road, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
      • Why: Parking prohibited on Glenbow Road.

      Parking along Glenbow Road is now prohibited. Limited parking to access Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is available in designated lots. Please obey all signs.

      Visitors should be prepared and have an alternate plan or avoid peak hours between 1:00pm and 3:00pm on weekends.


  • Construction Advisory - Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Education Facility

    Effective:  August 19, 2020

      • Effective Date: August 19, 2020
      • Where: Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park public parking lot and main trail
      • Why: Educational Facility will begin construction on August 19, 2020.

      Heavy equipment and crews will be on site completing construction work. Caution should be used, particularly around heavy equipment, and all posted signage and closures must be obeyed.  


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