Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Kananaskis Valley

Updated: May 12, 2022

Updated: May 12, 2022 | Print Report

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    Annual Road Closures:

    Notes:

    • Be aware of avalanche conditions. Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.
    • Dogs are permitted on-leash on Ribbon Creek/Evan-Thomas ski trails.
    • Be wildlife aware! Practice wildlife safety. Travel in groups, make noise on the trail, and keep pets on leash. Carrying bear spray and knowing how to use it is highly recommended.
    • Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees, washouts and missing bridges. Route-finding may be necessary. Please report any downed trees on the trails.
    • Ribbon Falls, Ribbon Lake and Lillian Lake Backcountry Campgrounds are CLOSED for the winter season.
    • It’s tick season! Ticks live on our trails and are prominent in the spring. Protect yourself from tick bites by covering your skin with light coloured clothing, using bug spray containing DEET, and checking yourself and your pets after you have been outside.

Maps

Trail Name Permitted Activities (Legend) Status Keywords
Aspen
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Baldy Pass
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Barrier Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Bill Milne E-bike Pilot Project
Some snow still remains close to Wedge Pond.
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Centennial Ridge
Seasonal closure April 1st to June 21st
Hiking Closed Hiking Duane
Coal Mine
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Eau Claire Interpretive
Campground is closed. Access from gate only.
Hiking Open Hiking
Evan-Thomas Fire Road
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding
Galatea Creek
Closed until the end of June when the trail is dry.
Hiking Closed Hiking
Guinn's Pass
This trail has been re-routed after the 2013 floods. Please note that this junction is now located at the Lower Galatea Lake, after Lillian Lake.
Hiking Open Hiking
Hay Meadow
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Hidden
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
High Level
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Kananaskis Integrated Forestry Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Kovach
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Link E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Hiking ebike, Electric Bike
Marmot Basin
This trail was heavily damaged in the 2013 flood; expect washouts and challenging travel
Hiking Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Mount Kidd Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking Duane
Prairie View
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Ribbon Creek E-bike Pilot Project
Ribbon falls still has over 1.5 metres of snow. Expect post-holing to get there. Bikes permitted on first 4 km of trail ONLY.
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Hiking ebike, Electric Bike
Ruthie's
Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Skogan Pass
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding Duane
Stoney E-bike Pilot Project
Closed annually between (and including) Jewel Bay Campground south to Lorette Creek. April 15 - June 15.
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian E-bike Partially Closed Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Sunburst
Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Terrace
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Terrace Link E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Hiking ebike, Electric Bike
Troll Falls E-bike Pilot Project
March 13 - Hard packed
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing,Snowshoeing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Upper Troll Falls
Ice cleats and poles recommended. Do not hike off trail to find traction if slipping - turn back. 
Hiking Warning Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Village Rim E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Wasootch Creek
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Wedge Connector
Caution advised: Bridge washed out over Evan-Thomas Creek. Trail may not be passable in high water. See details.
Hiking Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Wedge Pond
Hiking Open Hiking Duane