Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Picklejar Lakes (Summer)

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself.

This trail is non-designated, not signed, not maintained and not regularly patrolled. The trail winds upwards through mixed forest and across open slopes. It then drops down to 4 alpine lakes. Due to the nature of the terrain and the sensitivity of the area, horse and bike use is NOT suitable.


Warning: No vehicle access to trailhead Dec. 1-June 14

This is not a maintained trail.

Length:8.4 km return
Elevation Profile450 m / 1,475 ft m
Group Size Limit:15  (Permit information)
Trail Map
Trail Report:Sheep and Highwood
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: Dec 1, 2022