Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Penstock Loop Snowshoe


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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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When this trail was originally built, it traversed alongside its namesake, the Pocaterra Penstock, which has since been upgraded and buried underground. Interesting historical features like the Kent Creek sluiceway and still visible and it provides nice views of the Opal Range.

Length:4.5 km
Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
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Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
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Updated: Dec 22, 2021