Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Peter Lougheed

Updated: May 13, 2021

Updated: May 13, 2021 | Print Report

Read our COVID-19 guidelines by clicking this banner before visiting one of our parks. We are monitoring our operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and this page is updated as adjustments are made.

    Annual Road Closures:

    Highway 40 between Highwood Junction and Peter Lougheed Facility Zone closed December 1 to June 14, inclusive.

    Notes:

    1. Be aware of avalanche conditions. Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada. 
    2. Vault Toilets are open, however visitors should plan to bring their own sanitary supplies, including paper and sanitizer.
    3. Be wildlife aware! Traveling in groups, making noise on trail, keeping pets on leash and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.

     

Maps

Trail Name Permitted Activities Status Keywords
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Bill Benson
Groomed: Mar 23 Track Set: Mar 23
Hiking Open Hiking
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Boulton Creek Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Burstall Pass
Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY   
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking Duane
Chester Lake
Annual Seasonal Closure in effect May 1 - June 29
Hiking Biking Closed Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Elbow Lake
Vehicle access closed for season
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding
Elk Pass
Groomed: Nov 19 Track Set: Nov 19
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
High Rockies
Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Highwood Meadows
Vehicle access closed for season
Hiking Warning Hiking
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction. The trail is now out-and-back or the route can be attempted with two stream fords.
Hiking Warning Hiking
Lookout
Track Set: Dec 29
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Lower Lake
Hiking Open Hiking
Lower Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Marl Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Maude-Lawson
Hiking Open Hiking
Meadow
Trackset on April 6th from Visitor Centre parking to the Lodgepole junction. The remainder was trackset on April 4th.
Groomed: Apr 06 Track Set: Apr 06
Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Peninsula
Hiking Open Hiking
Peter Lougheed Paved
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Pocaterra
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive
Vehicle access closed for season
Hiking Warning Hiking
Rawson Lake
Hiking Open Hiking
Rock Glacier Interpretive
Vehicle access closed for season
Hiking Warning Hiking
Rockwall
Hiking Open Hiking
Spruce Road
NO PARKING AT WILLIAM WATSON LODGE. There will be no access to Spruce Rd from William Watson Lodge this winter season due to construction at the Lodge.
Groomed: Apr 06 Track Set: Apr 06
Hiking Open Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Three Isle Lake
Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Upper Lake
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Valleyview
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Whiskey Jack
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
William Watson Lodge Access
Groomed: Apr 06 Track Set: Apr 06
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC