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Updated: August 13, 2018

Sheep and Highwood Trail Report

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Updated: August 13, 2018 | Print Report

Trails have dried out and are in good condition for hiking and biking. Smoky/hazy conditions are likely, persons with respiratory concerns should take care if undertaking physical activity. Exercise caution around moving water, especially during rainfall events, however rivers have generally receded.

Notes: 

  1. Be wildlife aware - it is berry season! Bears are out and actively foraging on berry bushes - traveling in groups, keeping pets on leash and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.
  2. Caution is advised due to washed out bridge material in the Sheep River approximately 100m downstream of Indian Oils Day Use area.
  3. Cattle graze in the area - be sure to close all gates behind you.
  4. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

Closures:

  1. Gorge Creek Road - Bear Closure
  2. Area encompassing Sandy McNabb Road - Closure

Warnings:

  1. Sandy McNabb Campground - Bear Warning
  2. North Fork Campground - Coyote Warning 
  3. Highwood River upstream of Lineham Creek- Wildlife Warning

Flood related closures:

  1. Sheep River Trail: The portion of trail through the private property (located between the north face of Gibraltar Mountain on the south end and Burns Creek on the north end) was heavily damaged in 2013 and is not passable at this time.
Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
9999
Open
Bluerock Creek
Open
Bluerock Interpretive
Open
Cat Creek Interpretive
Open
Curley Sands
Open
Death Valley
Open
Death Valley Loop
Foran Grade
Open
Gorge Creek
Note
  • Bear closure
Closed
Gorge Ware Connector
Open
Green Mountain
Open
Hog's Back
Open
Indian Oils
Open
Junction Mountain
Open
Long Prairie Link
Open
Long Prairie Loop
Open
Long Prairie Ridge
Open
Mist Creek
Open
North Fork
Open
Pine Ridge Connector
Open
Pine Ridge Loop
Open
Price Camp
Open
Rickert's Pass
Note
  • Trail flood damaged and washed out on north side of pass
Warning
Sandy McNabb Interpretive
Open
Sheep
Note  
  • The trail through the private property (located between the north face of Gibraltar Mountain on the south end and Burns Creek on the north end) was heavily damaged in 2013 and is not passable at this time.
  • Bridge construction over Tiger Jaw Falls
Warning
South Gorge Creek
Note
  • Bear Closure
Closed
Threepoint Creek
Open
Volcano Creek
Open
Volcano Link
Open
Volcano Ridge
Open
Ware Creek
Note
  • Bear Closure from Gorge Creek Road
Partially Closed
Windy Point
Open


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