Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Upper Lake

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The trail circumnavigates Upper Kananaskis Lake and takes in Lower Kananaskis Falls.
The south shore of this lakeside trail passes Sarrail Falls only 1.1 km from the Upper Lake Day Use area and then continues through stands of spruce and fir. On the north side, the trail crosses the Palliser rockslide on the way to Point Backcountry Campground

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Open

Sept 8: Crossing the snow patch at the waterfall on the way to Aster Lake is no longer required.

NOTE: Firewood is no longer supplied at Point Campground and collecting forest deadwood

or cutting of trees is prohibited. Fire pits have been removed. No fires allowed.

Length:15.7 km
Elevation Profile0 m
Type:Loop
Group Size Limit:15 / 35  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/Cycling
Winter
Trail Map Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)
Kananaskis Lakes Ski Trails Map
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Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
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Updated: Sep 8, 2022