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  • Bear Warning - Opal Ridge South area (Fortress Junction area)

    May 18, 2018

    • Effective Date: May 18, 2018 until further notice
    • Where: Opal Ridge South area (Fortress Junction area) from valley bottom to ridge top
    • Why: Unconfirmed report of a Grizzly bear bluff charge 

     

    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.

     

    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.

    Affected Areas
  • Construction Closure - Boulton Creek Trails

    May 10, 2018

    • Effective Date: May 10, 2018 until further notice
    • Where: All trails leading to the upper Boulton Campground Store parking lot, and all adjacent construction zones. The closure includes: the paved bicycle trail from the campground road to the store, the Whiskey Jack Trail from loop A to the store, the paved bike path east of the store, and the entire active construction zone during the creation of a new campground loop.  All access is prohibited. See the map for more info.
    • Why: Campground loop construction activity including heavy machinery within the area.

    Affected Areas
  • Construction Closure - Boulton Creek Store Upper Parking Lot

    April 23, 2018

    • Effective Date: April 23, 2018 through to August 20, 2018
    • Where: Boulton Creek Store Upper Parking Lot
    • Why: Facilitate staging and construction of the new Boulton Creek Loop E Campground. 

     

    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.

    Affected Areas

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