Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

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Trails

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TrailLengthSeasonPermitted Activities (Legend) StatusList
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive2.1 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Bill Benson0.7 km one-waySummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapOut-and-Back,PavedKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive4.2 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Boulton Creek

Tracks and tread are bit rough/icy in some areas. Use extra caution on hills.

2.2 km one-wayWinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiing02-IntermediateConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Boulton Creek Interpretive4.9 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Braille2.2 kmWinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingConnector TrailKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Burstall Pass

Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY 

 

7.4 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Burstall Pass (Backcountry)WinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Chester Lake4.6 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Chester Lake (Winter)4.6 km one-wayWinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Elbow Lake

Vehicle access closed for season

1.4 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingEquestrian horseback ridingWarningBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Equestrian,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Elk Pass5.6 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe

WARNING: Limited directional signage.

8.1 kmWinterFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
High Rockies (Summer)

Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk PassSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Bow Valley WPP,Peter Lougheed PP
High Rockies (Winter)
  1. The trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path Between Nov. 1 and May 1 due to Highway Avalanche Control.
  2. Blackshale Bridge is closed in winter. The bypass trail remains opens.
63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day UseWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingPartially ClosedFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Peter Lougheed PP,Bow Valley WPP
Highwood Meadows

Vehicle access closed for season

0.6 km one-waySummerHikingwheel chair accessibleWarningHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive

Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction. The trail is now out-and-back or the route can be attempted with two stream fords.

0.8 kmSummerHikingWarningHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lookout1.7 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lower Lake3.5 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lower Lake Interpretive0.5 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Marl Lake Interpretive1.5 km for loopSummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Maude-Lawson7.5 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Meadow

Trackset on April 6th from Visitor Centre parking to the Lodgepole junction. The remainder was trackset on April 4th.

4.0 kmYear-roundCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiing02-IntermediateConnector Trail,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Peninsula0.4 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Peter Lougheed Paved12.1 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-Point,PavedKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Pocaterra9.9 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive

Vehicle access closed for season

4.5 kmSummerHikingWarningHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rawson Lake3.9 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rock Glacier Interpretive

Vehicle access closed for season

0.15 km one-waySummerHikingWarningHikingInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rockwall0.5 kmSummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rolly Road Training Grid

Four sets of tracks set.

WinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
South Sawmill Loop2.8 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Spruce Road

NO PARKING AT WILLIAM WATSON LODGE. There will be no access to Spruce Rd from William Watson Lodge this winter season due to construction at the Lodge.

0.8 kmYear-roundHikingCross country skiing xc skiingwheel chair accessibleOpenHiking,SkiingWheelchair Accessible Handicap02-IntermediateLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Tailwater Snowshoe

March 30th, 2021:   As spring progresses and the melting process continues, the creek and bog crossings deteriorate and travel becomes more difficult on this trail. The Kananaskis River/Creek is starting to open up in places and soon will not be passable! Be prepared to re-evaluate your trip and make other plans when this transition takes place.

1.9 kmWinterFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Three Isle Lake

Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

10.2 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Cycling03-DifficultOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Torpor Loop

Limited directional signage

6.1 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingWarningFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Upper Lake15.7 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Valleyview5 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Whiskey Jack3.9 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
William Watson Lodge Access0.6 km one-wayYear-roundHikingBiking bike CyclingCross country skiing xc skiingwheel chair accessibleOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing,CyclingWheelchair Accessible HandicapConnector Trail,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
William Watson Lodge Connector0.7 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingClosedFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector TrailKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
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