Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive 2.1 km Summer Hiking Open
Bill Benson 0.7 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive

Note: The Blackshale Creek Suspension Bridge is NOT accessed on this trail.

4.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Boulton Creek 2.2 km one-way Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Braille 2.2 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Burstall Pass

Note: Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY.

7.4 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Burstall Pass (Backcountry)

Deep snow.

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Chester Lake 4.6 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Elbow Lake

Closure: For construction until November, 2022 between Elbow Pass Day Use Area and Elbow Lake.

1.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Closed
Elk Pass 5.6 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Highwood Meadows 0.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive

Closure: Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction. Trail is impassable and is closed indefinitely.

0.8 km Summer Hiking Closed
Lookout 1.7 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Lower Lake Interpretive 0.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Maude-Lawson 7.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Meadow 4.0 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Peter Lougheed Paved 12.1 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Pocaterra

Note: This report is NOT for the Pocaterra Ridge or Cirque trails

9.9 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive 4.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rawson Lake 3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive 0.15 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rockwall

Bear Closure.

0.5 km Summer Hiking Closed
Rolly Road Training Grid

Six sets of tracks set. 

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Spruce Road

Aug 5: Snow-free. Downed trees removed. 

0.8 km Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Three Isle Lake

Forks Backcountry Campground: Closed for 2022 due to construction.

Note: Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

 

10.2 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Upper Lake

Sept 8: Crossing the snow patch at the waterfall on the way to Aster Lake is no longer required.

NOTE: Firewood is no longer supplied at Point Campground and collecting forest deadwood

or cutting of trees is prohibited. Fire pits have been removed. No fires allowed.

15.7 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Whiskey Jack 3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
William Watson Lodge Access 0.6 km one-way Year-round Hiking OHVing Cross Country Skiing Open
Peninsula 0.4 km Summer Hiking Open
Tailwater Snowshoe 1.9 km Winter Fat Biking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe 8.1 km Winter Fat Biking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Torpor Loop 6.1 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
South Sawmill Loop 2.8 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
William Watson Lodge Connector

Closed due to construction. More info.  

0.7 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Closed
Boulton Creek Interpretive 4.9 km Summer Hiking Open
Marl Lake Interpretive 1.5 km for loop Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake 3.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
High Rockies (Winter) 63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
High Rockies (Summer)

Goat Creek access is closed.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk Pass Summer Dog Sledding Hiking OHVing Open

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