Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Advisories

We are monitoring our operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust as needed. For more details on our response to COVID-19 please click this banner.
  • Construction Advisory - Grizzly Creek Day Use Area

      July 1, 2020

      Effective Date: July 1, 2020 until August 22, 2020

      Where: Grizzly Creek Day Use Area and surrounding area north and south

      Why: FortisAlberta will be conducting a powerline re-build in the area. Heavy equipment and helicopters will be in use. Avoid heavy machinery and obey all posted signage, for your safety.

    Affected Areas
  • Bear Warning - Lower Lake Campground (1)

      June 13, 2020

      Effective Date: June 13, 2020 until further notice

      Where: Lower Lake Campground

      Why: Grizzly bears feeding in the 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.

    Affected Areas
  • Closure - Tailwater Snowshoe Trail

      January 3, 2020

      Effective Date: January 3, 2020 until further notice

      Where:  Tailwater Trail between Penstock Loop and the Kananaskis Lakes Trail.

      Why: Kananaskis River crossing is inaccessible due to high water flow and flooding.

  • 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