Effective Date: June 14, 2021 - until further notice
Where: Highwood Pass area, including, but not limited to, Ptarmigan Cirque Trail, Arethusa Basin, Pocaterra Cirque and Pocaterra Ridge.
Why: To reduce environmental degradation during wet/snowy conditions and protect the fragile alpine environment.
What to Expect:
Thank you for respecting the closure and your continued patience so we can complete this work for your future enjoyment.
Alberta Parks is replacing the William Watson Day Lodge. The new lodge will enhance the overall visitor experience and safety, and bring the facility up to today’s international accessibility standards.
To ensure a safe construction site a full closure of William Watson Lodge facilities, potentially up to two years, will be in place for the duration of the project. Day users and overnight guests will not be able to visit during construction.
Group day users and the public are encouraged to explore nearby alternatives for day excursions.
For further information, please see: