Peter Lougheed Provincial Park


  • Closure - Valleyview Road

      April 10, 2019

      • Effective Date: April 10, 2019 until further notice
      • Where: Valleyview Road from Hwy 40 (North) to Hwy 40 (South) including Little Highwood Pass Day Use Area
      • Why: Wildlife feeding on carcass

  • Closure - Peter Lougheed Discovery and Information Centre

      April 9, 2019

      • Effective Date: April 9th, 2019- May 17th, 2019
      • Where: Peter Lougheed Discovery and Information Centre
      • Why: The Discovery Centre will resume normal hours on May 18th, 2019.

  • Bear Closure - Sarrail Drainage

      February 19, 2019

      • Effective Date: February 19, 2019 until further notice
      • Where: Sarrail Creek drainage below Mount Foch.  This closure does not affect the Rawson Lake area.
      • Why: Grizzly bear denning in the area disturbed by human presence.  

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

    • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
    • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
    • Keep your pet on a leash.
    • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray.
    • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

    Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

    Map of Affected Area

    Affected Areas
  • Construction Closure - Canyon Interpretive Trail

      June 15, 2017

      • Effective Date: Closed until further notice
      • Where: Pocaterra Dam on the north end of Lower Kananaskis Lake to the Canyon Interpretive Trail
      • Why: Due to flood damage and construction activities.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories