Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Barrier Lake Interpretive

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Construction Closure - Barrier Lake Day Use AreaConstruction Closure - Barrier Lake Day Use Area

This trail is a short uphill hike to a ridge. There are excellent views of the northern and southern sections of Barrier Lake.


  • No access to this trailhead, as Barrier Lake Day Use Area is closed due to construction. More Info.

    Length:2.5 km one-way from lower parking area at Barrier Lake Day Use; can be shortened by parking in upper parking lot
    Elevation Profile100 m
    Type:Interpretive Trail
    Group Size Limit:15  (Permit information)
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    Updated: Jul 8, 2021