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Updated: August 14, 2018

Peter Lougheed Trail Report

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Updated: August 14, 2018 | Print Report

Trails are in good condition for hiking and biking. Smoky/hazy conditions are likely, persons with respiratory concerns should take care if undertaking physical activity. Exercise caution around moving water, especially during rainfall events, however rivers have generally receded.

Notes:

  1. Be wildlife aware - it is berry season! Bears are out and actively foraging on berry bushes - traveling in groups, keeping pets on leash and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.
  2. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

Closures:

  1. Trails leading to the upper Boulton Campground Store parking lot - Construction Closure
  2. Canyon Interpretive Trail - Construction Closure

 Warnings:

  1. Three Isle Lake Trail to Forks Backcountry Campground - Bear Warning
Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive
Open
Bill Benson
Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive
Open
Boulton Creek Interpretive
Open
Burstall Pass
Note
  • Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY 
Open
Chester Lake
Open
Elbow Lake
Open
Elk Pass
Open
High Rockies
Note
  • Trail is open and much of the directional signage is in place, with gaps in the Chester/Sawmill area; further tread improvements scheduled in August
  • Tree reported down on a downhill section between Rummel and Chester junctions
  • Visit area trailhead kiosks to review maps of the trail 
Warning
Highwood Meadows
Open
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
Note
  • Trail damaged due to dam construction
Closed
Lookout
Note
  • The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings
Warning
Lower Lake
Open
Lower Lake Interpretive
Open
Marl Lake Interpretive
Open
Maude-Lawson
Open
Peninsula
Open
Peter Lougheed Paved
Note
  • Signed detour at Boulton Creek Campground
Open
Pocaterra
Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive
Open
Rawson Lake
Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive
Open
Rockwall
Open
Spruce Road
Open
Three Isle Lake
Note
  • Bear warning from North Interlakes Day Use Area to Forks Backcountry Campground
  • Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
Warning
Upper Lake
Open
Valleyview
Closed
Whiskey Jack
Note
  • Portion of trail adjacent to construction zones at the upper Boulton Campground Store parking lot
Partially Closed
William Watson Lodge Access
Open


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