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  • Visitor Centre Closure

    January 3, 2018

    • Effective Date: January 3, 2018 until further notice
    • Where: Fish Creek Visitor Centre
    • Why: Broken waterline and flooding. The office area is not affected and the public washrooms in the building are open normal hours. 


    Affected Areas

    Fish Creek - Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre

  • Construction Advisory - Lac des Arcs Campground and Day Use

    December 5, 2017

    • Effective Date: December 5th, 2017 until further notice.
    • Where: Lac des Arcs Campground & Day Use Area
    • Why: Tree felling and brush removal activities where heavy equipment will be present. Although the day use area and campground are closed for the season, please obey all posted signage. Caution is strongly advised.

    Affected Areas

    Lac Des Arcs Day Use Lac Des Arcs Campground

  • Closure - Annual Wildlife Corridor at the CNC

    December 1, 2017

    • Effective Date: Thursday, December 1, 2017
    • Where: Powerline, Backdoor, Killer Bees, Ziggy’s, Oven, Nector Noodle, The Albertan, Alpine Meadows trails
    • Why: Annual Wildlife Corridor at the CNC from December 1, 2017 to June 15, 2018 

    Affected Areas

    Canmore Nordic Centre PP Provincial Park Bow Valley WPP Wildland Provincial Park

  • Closure - Grassi Lakes Interpretive Trail

    November 15, 2017

    • Effective Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 until further notice
    • Where: Grassi Lakes Interpretive Trail
    • Why: Seasonal closure due to ice and unsafe conditions. The interpretive trail is to the left of the fork. Hikers can still use the Upper Grassi Lakes Trail, to the right of the fork for a more gradual approach to the lakes. Also called the "easy" trail. Caution is advised.

    Affected Areas

    Grassi Lakes Interpretive Trail Grassi Lakes Day Use

  • Closure - Widowmaker Trail

    October 30, 2017

    • Effective Date: October 30, 2017 until further notice
    • Where: Widowmaker trail from Canoe Meadows, at the Green Tongue river feature, upstream to Barrier Visitor Center
    • Why: Hazardous conditions due to compromised trees

    Affected Areas

    Canoe Meadows Day Use Barrier Lake Visitor Information Centre Bow Valley PP Provincial Park   Widowmaker

  • Closure - Glennfield Road and Group Use Areas A & B and Washrooms

    September 19, 2017

    • Effective Date: September 19, 2017 until April 2018
    • Where: Glennfield Road, Group Use Areas A & B
    • Why: The Glennfield Road in Fish Creek Provincial Park will be closed for the season starting September 19, and will remain closed until further notice. A and B washrooms will also be closed for the season. The main lot and washroom C will remain open according to park hours.

    Affected Areas

    Fish Creek PP Provincial Park Glennfield Area A East Group Use Glennfield Area B Centre Group Use   Glennfield Road

  • Construction Closure - Tombstone Backcountry Campground

    September 18, 2017

    • Effective Date: September 18, 2017 until further notice
    • Where: Tombstone Backcountry Campground
    • Why: Tombstone Backcountry Campground will be closed for facility upgrades.

    Affected Areas

    Tombstone Backcountry Campground

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

    September 5, 2017

    • Effective Date: September 5, 2017 - June 27, 2018
    • Where: Forgetmenot Pond Day Use and Little Elbow Trailhead Day Use including trails in the surrounding area. Little Elbow Campground is currently closed for the season, so the gates to the west end of the road are closed. Please obey all posted signage and be cautious of machinery.
    • Why: Construction Activities

    Affected Areas

    Little Elbow PRA Provincial Recreation Area Forgetmenot Pond Day Use Little Elbow Trailhead Day Use Little Elbow Interpretive Trail

  • Construction Closure - Cobble Flats Day Use

    August 21, 2017

    • Effective Date: Ongoing until June 27, 2018
    • Where: Cobble Flats Day Use
    • Why: Construction activities

    Affected Areas

    Cobble Flats PRA Provincial Recreation Area Cobble Flats Day Use

  • Washed Out Bridge Material in Sheep River

    June 20, 2017

    Please be advised of washed out bridge material in the Sheep River approximately 100m downstream from the Indian Oils Day Use area. The material extends into the flow causing a strainer and other risk of getting hung up with numerous protruding pieces. Caution is advised in this area.

    Affected Areas

    Sheep River PP Provincial Park Indian Oils Day Use   Sheep River

  • Construction Closure - Canyon Interpretive Trail

    June 15, 2017

    • Effective Date: Closed until further notice
    • Where: Pocaterra Dam on the north end of Lower Kananaskis Lake to the Canyon Interpretive Trail
    • Why: Due to flood damage and construction activities.

    Affected Areas

    Peter Lougheed PP Provincial Park Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive Trail

  • Construction Advisory - Contractor Access to Transportation Utility Corridor

    January 24, 2017

    Please be advised that various contractors will be utilizing a corridor west from the Parks Maintenance facility at Shannon Terrace to facilitate power line installation along the Transportation Utility Corridor in support of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road project. No construction will be taking place within the Park. Travel will be restricted to an approved route cleared of snow and previously disturbed.

    Affected Areas

    Fish Creek PP Provincial Park Shannon Terrace Day Use

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