Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Kananaskis Valley

Updated: November 26, 2022

Updated: November 26, 2022 | Print Report

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.

    Notes:

    • Be wildlife aware! Practice wildlife safety. Travel in groups, make noise on the trail, and keep pets on leash. Carrying bear spray and knowing how to use it is highly recommended.
    • 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.

Live Grooming Report

Maps

Village Pond and Skating Rink
    Skating rink is not ready for skating yet.

Closed

Trail Name Permitted Activities (Legend) Status Keywords
Aspen
Groomed: Nov 18
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Aspen-Terrace Long Loop E-bike Pilot Project
Nov 22nd - groomed, expect shallow snowpack with early season hazards
Groomed: Nov 22
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Aspen-Terrace Short Loop E-bike Pilot Project
Nov 22nd - groomed, expect shallow snowpack with early season hazards
Groomed: Nov 22
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Baldy Pass
Hiking Fat Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Bill Milne E-bike Pilot Project
Groomed: Nov 17
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Coal Mine
Shared trail with all winter users. All uphill traffic should stay to the right.
Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Evan-Thomas Fire Road
Bridge washed out over Evan-Thomas Creek. 
Groomed: Nov 17
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Warning Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Hay Meadow
An ice flow exists on the northern section of this trail due to an ice jam on the Kananaskis River. This section of trail will be difficult to pass and is not recommended.
Groomed: Nov 08
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Warning Hiking (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Hidden
Cross Country Skiing Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
High Level
Groomed: Nov 08 Track Set: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Kananaskis Integrated Forestry Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Kovach
Groomed: Nov 18
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Link E-bike Pilot Project
Shared trail by all winter users. Non-skiers must stay off set tracks.
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Mine Meadow
Nov 22nd - groomed, expect shallow snowpack with early season hazards
Groomed: Nov 22
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Prairie View
Hiking Fat Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Ribbon Creek
Many early season hazards exist for skiers, including rocks and brush, as well as a very large rock that pulled out of the back slope and onto the trail. Skiing not recommended at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Ribbon Creek Snowshoe E-bike Pilot Project
 Section of Ribbon Creek between parking lot and Ribbon Creek ski trail closed due to predators feeding on a carcass. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Closed E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Ruthie's
Groomed: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Shinrin E-bike Pilot Project
Nov 16th - snow machine packed, shallow snow pack, watch for hazards
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Skogan Pass Loop
Nov 8: Groomed with 15-50 cm settled snow. Expect early season conditions with potential for hazards just below the snow.
Groomed: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Skogan Pass Lower
Nov 8: Groomed with 15-50 cm settled snow. Expect early season conditions with potential for hazards just below the snow. * Short section of trail between Hidden trail and Mt. Allen drive is shared use in the winter. Beyond this the trail is for skiers only in winter. *
Groomed: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Skogan Pass Upper
Nov 8: Groomed with 15-50 cm settled snow. Expect early season conditions with potential for hazards just below the snow. Trackset above the high level junction.
Groomed: Nov 08 Track Set: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Stoney E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Fat Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Studless E-bike Pilot Project
Nov 22nd - groomed, expect shallow snowpack with early season hazards
Groomed: Nov 22
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Sunburst
Groomed: Nov 08
Cross Country Skiing Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Terrace Link E-bike Pilot Project
Groomed: Nov 09
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Terrace North E-bike Pilot Project
Only the lower 100 meters of trail is shared with other winter users.     
Groomed: Nov 18
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Troll Falls E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing,Snowshoeing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Upper Troll Falls
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Village Rim E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Fat Biking E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Village Snowshoe Loop
Nov 22nd -  south portion groomed, expect shallow snowpack with early season hazards
Groomed: Nov 22
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Wasootch Creek
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Wedge Connector
Warning: Bridge washed out over Evan-Thomas Creek.  
Groomed: Nov 17
Hiking Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Warning Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat