Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Chester Lake (Winter)


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This is a forested trail that leads to an alpine meadow and the lake below Mount Chester.

An annual seasonal closure will be in place on the Chester Lake Trail from May 1st to June 29th to allow the area to dry and prevent damage to the trail and surrounding area. Sawmill trails can be accessed by parking at the Sawmill trailhead six kilometres south of Chester Parking Lot. If you have questions related to this closure please call the Barrier Lake Visitor Information Centre at 403-678-0760.


Annual closure from May 1st - June 29th to allow the area to dry.

Length:4.6 km one-way
Elevation Profile300 m / 1,000 ft m
WinterCross Country Skiing
Trail Map Spray Valley Trail Map (Middle)
Spray Valley Trail Map (South)
Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: May 8, 2022