Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

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Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive
  • Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area
  • Trail is snow free. Downed trees removed July 7th.
2.1 km Summer Hiking Closed
Bill Benson 0.7 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive
  • Mostly dry with some wet/muddy patches.
4.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Boulton Creek
  • A bear warning has been placed on the Boulton creek campground due to a unconfirmed report of a bluff charge and a grizzly bear frequenting the area.
2.2 km one-way Winter Cross Country Skiing Warning
Braille 2.2 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Burstall Pass
  • Trail remains wet and muddy. All downed trees removed July 12th.
  • Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY 

 

7.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Burstall Pass (Backcountry) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Chester Lake
  • Trail is free of snow. Downed trees removed July 12th.
4.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Elbow Lake
  • Snow free. Downed trees removed July 14th.
1.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Elk Pass
  • Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area
5.6 km Summer Hiking Warning
Highwood Meadows
  • Free of snow.
0.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
  • Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction, trail is impassable and is closed indefinitely.
0.8 km Summer Hiking Closed
Lookout
  • Snow free with some muddy areas.
1.7 km Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake 3.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake Interpretive
  • Free of snow. Blown clean of needles and debris. Downed trees removed July 12th.
0.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Marl Lake Interpretive 1.5 km for loop Summer Hiking Open
Maude-Lawson
  • Free of snow.
7.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Meadow 4.0 km Year-round Cross Country Skiing Open
Peter Lougheed Paved
  • Downed trees removed July 9th. Sign changeover complete. Trail swept of needles and debris. Bike path is snow free.
12.1 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Pocaterra
  • All downed trees removed July 7th.
9.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive
  • Trail is dry and snow free.
4.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rawson Lake
  • Trail is mostly dry with a few mud puddles from recent precipitation.
3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive
  • Free of snow.
0.15 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rockwall
  • Swept clean of needles and debris July 2nd.
0.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rolly Road Training Grid

Four sets of tracks set.

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
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 km Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Three Isle Lake
  • Trail is snow free and all downed trees removed July 15th.
  • Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
10.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Upper Lake
  • Grizzly bears and black bears feeding in the area
  • Trail free of snow and downed trees removed July 21st.
15.7 km Summer Hiking Warning
Valleyview
  • Closed due to bear activity until further notice. More Info. 
5 km Summer Hiking Closed
Whiskey Jack
  • Dry trail with muddy patches
3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
William Watson Lodge Access 0.6 km one-way Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Peninsula
  • Snow free.
0.4 km Summer Hiking Open
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 km Winter Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe

WARNING: Limited directional signage.

8.1 km Winter Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Torpor Loop

Limited directional signage

6.1 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Warning
South Sawmill Loop 2.8 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
William Watson Lodge Connector 0.7 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Closed
Boulton Creek Interpretive
  • Snow free. Downed tree removed July 7th.
4.9 km Summer Hiking Open
High Rockies (Winter) 63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
High Rockies (Summer)
  • Trail is free of snow. All downed trees have been removed June 30th.
63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk Pass Summer Dog Sledding Hiking Open

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