Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Spray Valley

Updated: May 29, 2023

Updated: May 29, 2023 | Print Report

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.


    • Bears and other Wildlife in the region are active. Practice wildlife safety. Make sure you're making noise on the trail, paying close attention to your surroundings, and carry bear spray and know how to use it.
    • Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees, washouts and missing bridges. Route-finding may be necessary. Please report any downed trees on the trails.
    • Be sure not to overestimate your ability when planning your trip: Humility can be a life saver. Plan for rapidly changing conditions and bring extra socks.

    Snow Depths:

    Updated May 29

      • Mud Lake: 0 cm
      • Burstall Pass:cm

    Snow depths are assessed by Avalanche Canada stations. For most accurate information, please visit avalanche.ca 


Trail Name Permitted Activities (Legend) Status Keywords
Buller Pass
May 4: The trail is still covered in snow and avalanche danger exists. Please exercise caution if choosing to hike.
Hiking Open Hiking Duane
Burstall Pass
Note: Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking Duane
Chester Lake
Closed: May 1 - Jun 29 to allow area to dry and prevent damage to trail.
Hiking Biking Closed Biking/Cycling,Hiking
High Rockies
Note: Hiker-cyclist camping allowed at select day use areas only from Jun 1 - Sep 20. See details. Note: A dangerous washout has occurred on the High Rockies Trail south of the Goat Creek Trail. See details.
Hiking Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Dog Sledding,Hiking
Karst Spring
May 18: Mainly snow free.
Hiking Open Hiking
May 17: Downed trees removed.
Hiking Open Hiking
Rummel Lake
Warning: Trail is not maintained for summer use.
Hiking Warning Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing,Snowshoeing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Spray Road West
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Skijoring Duane
Watridge Lake
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding