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Updated: June 21, 2018

Bow Valley Trail Report

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Updated: June 21, 2018 | Print Report

Due to seasonal snow melt, rivers and streams are experiencing higher flows; exercise caution around moving water.  The past couple days have brought hot and dry weather which has allowed trails to dry out. Rain is in the forecast for the next couple days, trails may become wet and muddy; snow can be expected at higher elevations.

Area Seasonal Closures:

  1. Mt. Allan/Centennial Ridge Trail: Closed April 1 to June 21

Notes:

  1. Be wildlife aware! Bears are out, carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.
  2. Ticks have come out for the season. Wearing a hat, plus covering up with long-sleeved shirts and long pants while recreating in grassy or wooded areas is recommended. Check for ticks once you are off the trail. Further information on how to avoid and remove ticks can be found on the MyHealth.Alberta website.
  3. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

 

 

Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
Bow River Interpretive
Open
Bow Valley Paved
Open
Centennial Ridge
Note
  • Seasonal closure for protection of bighorn sheep during sensitive birthing period.
  • Bridge damaged - A stream ford is required across Wind Creek which is located on the northern end of Centennial Ridge Trail out of the Wind Valley Day Use.
Closed
Elk Flats
Open
Flowing Water Interpretive
Open
Grotto Creek Canyon
Open
Heart Creek Interpretive
Open
Jewell Pass
Open
Many Springs Interpretive
Open
Middle Lake Interpretive
Open
Montane Interpretive
Open
Moraine Interpretive
Open
Prairie View
Open
Quaite Creek
Open
Skogan Pass
Open
Stoney
Open
Windy Point
Note Bridge damaged - stream ford is required.
Warning
Yamnuska
Note Yamnuska Trail is only maintained for the first 1.0 km and requires significant route finding skills beyond. If venturing to the top of the scramble route, remember there are over 150 climbing routes up the face it is critical that hikers do not throw rocks over the edge.         
Warning


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