Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Chester Lake


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This is a forested trail that leads to an alpine meadow and the lake below Mount Chester. Bikes are only allowed on the first 2 km of the trail which follows a logging road. Check current Alberta fishing regulations.

Annual seasonal closure: May 1 to June 29 to allow area to dry and prevent damage


Aug 8: Dry. Downed trees removed.

Length:4.6 km one-way
Elevation Profile300 m / 1,000 ft m
Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/Cycling
Trail Map Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)
Chester Lake Winter Trails
Summer Trails Map
Spray Valley Trail Map (Middle)
Spray Valley Trail Map (South)
Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: Aug 9, 2022