Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

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Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive

Mostly snow/ice covered. Downed trees removed.

2.1 km Summer Hiking Open
Bill Benson

Many trees currently down across the trail from viewpoint thinning (caution tape at each end). Snow free. Sign changeover complete.

0.7 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive

Trees removed. Mix of snow and ice covered. The Blackshale Creek Suspension Bridge is NOT accessed on this trail.

4.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Boulton Creek

Bare spots will likely exist.

2.2 km one-way Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Braille 2.2 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Burstall Pass

Deep snow.  Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY.

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

Deep snow.

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Chester Lake

Seasonal Closure in place. Deep snow. 

4.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Closed
Elbow Lake

No vehicle access to primary trailhead. Deep snow. Parking lot, trail, and campground scheduled to close on June 15th. 

1.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Warning
Elk Pass

Snow covered. Sign changeover complete.

 

5.6 km Summer Hiking Open
Highwood Meadows

No vehicle access to trailhead. Snow covered.

0.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Warning
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 covered. Sign changeover complete.

1.7 km Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake Interpretive

Snow covered. Downed trees removed. Sign changeover complete.

0.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Maude-Lawson

Deep snow.

7.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Meadow 4.0 km Year-round Cross Country Skiing Open
Peter Lougheed Paved

Many snow and ice patches remain, with more and deeper snow further south. Sign changeover complete.

12.1 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Pocaterra

Mainly bare with snow and ice patches at lowest elevations; fully snow covered at higher elevations. Sign changeover complete.

9.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive

 No vehicle access to trailhead. Deep snow.

4.5 km Summer Hiking Warning
Rawson Lake

Snow covered, deep at higher elevations. Downed trees removed in February.

3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive

No vehicle access to trailhead. Snow covered.

0.15 km one-way Summer Hiking Warning
Rockwall

Trail blown free of needles and debris. Downed trees removed.

0.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rolly Road Training Grid

Six sets of tracks set. 

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Spruce Road

NO PARKING AT WILLIAM WATSON LODGE. There is currently no access to Spruce Rd from William Watson Lodge due to construction at the Lodge.

 

0.8 km Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Three Isle Lake

Downed trees removed and mostly snow free from North Interlakes to Point campground junction. Trail not observed beyond Point campground.

Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

10.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Upper Lake

Partly snow covered, deep in places, with some bare areas. Downed trees removed from North Interlakes to Point campground.

15.7 km Summer Hiking Open
Whiskey Jack

Mainly snow covered with a few bare patches likely at lower elevations. Campground Roads have been plowed. Sign changeover complete.

3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
William Watson Lodge Access

Mix of bare and snow covered.

0.6 km one-way Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Peninsula

A few patches of snow and ice remain. Downed trees removed.

0.4 km Summer Hiking Open
Tailwater Snowshoe 1.9 km Winter Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe 8.1 km Winter Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Torpor Loop 6.1 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
South Sawmill Loop 2.8 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Open
William Watson Lodge Connector

Closed due to construction. More info.  

0.7 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking Snowshoeing Closed
Boulton Creek Interpretive

Mainly snow covered. Sign changeover in progress.

4.9 km Summer Hiking Open
Marl Lake Interpretive

A mix of bare and snow/ice patches. Downed trees removed. Sign changeover complete.

1.5 km for loop Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake

Trees removed. A mix of snow and bare sections. Downed trees removed.

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 Snowshoeing Open
High Rockies (Summer)

Observed only from Black Shale suspension bridge to Peninsula Day Use. Mainly packed snow/ice covered. Downed trees removed.

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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