Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


  • Water shutdown for Elkwood and Boulton Creek Campgrounds

      September 16, 2019

      • Effective Date: September 16, 2019 until further notice
      • Where: All sites at Boulton Creek and Elkwood Campgrounds have no water. 
      • Why: Water is being shut down to prevent freezing as temperatures drop.

      The comfort stations at Boulton Creek and at A&B loop in Elkwood are still operational.  For potable water there is a tap at the Boulton comfort station and at the Canyon dump station.

  • Bear Closure - Rockwall Trail and surrounding Meadow

      September 9, 2019

      • Effective Date: September 9, 2019 until further notice.
      • Where: Rockwall Trail and the meadow located southeast of the Peter Lougheed Discovery Centre and extending 100 metres into timber around the meadow.
      • Why: Multiple bears in area.

    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
  • 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

  • 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