Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Peter Lougheed

Updated: October 21, 2021

Updated: October 21, 2021 | Print Report

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    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
Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area Trail is snow free. Downed trees removed October 5th. 
Hiking Warning Hiking
Bill Benson
Downed trees removed, September 27th.
Hiking Open Hiking
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive
Trail dry, September 14th.
The Blackshale Creek Suspension Bridge is NOT accessed on this trail.
Hiking Open Hiking
Boulton Creek Interpretive
Downed trees removed September 21st.
Hiking Open Hiking
Burstall Pass
Trail remains wet and muddy. The flats are flooded. All downed trees removed August 10th.
Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking Duane
Chester Lake
Mainly thinly snow covered with some bare sun exposed areas. Downed trees removed, October 14th. 
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Elbow Lake
Snow free. Downed trees removed October 1st.
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding
Elk Pass
Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area.
Mainly thinly snow covered with some bare sun exposed areas. Downed trees removed, October 15th.
Hiking Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking
High Rockies
Trail is free of snow. Some downed trees may be encountered after recent wind/rain, September 30th.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Dog Sledding,Hiking
Highwood Meadows
Wet boardwalk.
Hiking Open Hiking
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction. Trail is impassable and is closed indefinitely.
Hiking Closed Hiking
Lookout
Mainly thinly snow covered with some bare sun exposed areas. Downed trees removed, October 15th.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Lower Lake
Hiking Open Hiking
Lower Lake Interpretive
Free of snow. Blown clean of needles and debris. Downed trees removed September 24th.
Hiking Open Hiking
Marl Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking
Maude-Lawson
Trail is wet and snowy in spots up to Turbine Campground, October 7th.
Hiking Open Hiking
Meadow
Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Peninsula
Snow free, September 14th.
Hiking Open Hiking
Peter Lougheed Paved
Bear Warning from Lower Lake campground to Mt. Sarrail campground. More Info.
Snow free. Sign changeover complete. Downed trees removed. Trail swept of needles and debris, September 27th.
Hiking Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Pocaterra
Mainly bare at lower elevations and mainly thinly snow covered at higher elevations. All down trees removed, October 15th.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive
Bear Warning in area. More Info. Trail is dry and snow free, September 9th.
Hiking Warning Hiking
Rawson Lake
Trail is wet and muddy. Downed trees removed October 6th. The outhouse at the trailhead is closed until further notice.
Hiking Open Hiking
Rock Glacier Interpretive
Free of snow, September 24th.
Hiking Open Hiking
Rockwall
Closed due to multiple grizzly bears frequenting the area. More info.
Hiking Closed Hiking
Three Isle Lake
Trail is snow free and all downed trees removed September 23rd.
Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Upper Lake
Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area
Wet and muddy from recent rainfall, September 29th.
Hiking Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Valleyview
Closed due to bear activity until further notice. More Info. 
Hiking Biking Closed Biking/Cycling,Hiking
Whiskey Jack
Dry trail with muddy patches. Mainly thinly snow covered with some bare sun exposed areas, October 15th.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking