Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Kananaskis Valley

Updated: January 22, 2022

Updated: January 22, 2022 | Print Report

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    Annual Road Closures:

    Notes:

    • Be aware of avalanche conditions. Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.
    • 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.
    • Ribbon Falls, Ribbon Lake and Lillian Lake Backcountry Campgrounds are CLOSED for the winter season.

    Warnings:

    • Bill Milne Trail - Between Mount Allan Drive and the Kananaskis Country Golf Course an ice flow may be present. Effective 13:00 December 31, it had receded and water was flowing in the channel but this may change overnight. 
    • Hidden Trail - Please see note below. 
    • Evan Thomas PRA Advisory

Live Grooming Report

Maps

Village Pond and Skating Rink
    Please limit skating time to allow other parties to use. Respect social distancing guidelines.

Trail Name Permitted Activities Status Keywords
Aspen
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Aspen-Terrace Long Loop E-bike Pilot Project
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions  
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
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
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
Between Mount Allan Drive and the Kananaskis Country Golf Course an ice flow may be present. 
Groomed: Jan 21 Track Set: Jan 21
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Warning E-bikes,Fat Biking,Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Centennial Ridge
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Coal Mine
Shared trail with all winter users. All uphill traffic should stay to the right.
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Evan-Thomas Fire Road
Trail is double trackset in the winter. All non-skiers are asked to stay off set tracks.
Groomed: Jan 21 Track Set: Jan 21
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Hay Meadow
Trail is single track set in the winter for cross country skiing. All non-skiers must stay off set track.
Groomed: Jan 19
Hiking Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Hiking (Winter),Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Hidden
Access across the base of RCR’s Nakiska Resort on Hidden is currently blocked by fencing due to the requirement to provide proof of full COVID-19 immunization records to access the resort. Skiers using Hidden Trail out of Ribbon Creek parking lot are encouraged to turn right on Skogan Pass trail 0.4 km from the trailhead or, upon getting to the fence, traverse through the parking lot and show proof of vaccination to proceed. 
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Cross Country Skiing Warning Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
High Level
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Kananaskis Integrated Forestry Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Kovach
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Link
Shared trail by all winter users. Non-skiers must stay off set tracks.
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Mine Meadow

Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions

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
Trail is double track set.
Groomed: Jan 18 Track Set: Jan 18
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Ribbon Creek Snowshoe E-bike Pilot Project
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike Duane
Ruthie's
Groomed: Jan 19
Cross Country Skiing Open Biking/Cycling,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Shinrin E-bike Pilot Project
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
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
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Skogan Pass Lower
An ice flow exists on Lower Skogan opposite the Nakiska maintenance shop
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
Cross Country Skiing Warning Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Skogan Pass Upper
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
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
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Sunburst
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
Cross Country Skiing Open Biking/Cycling,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Terrace Link
Double track set.
Groomed: Jan 19 Track Set: Jan 19
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Terrace North E-bike Pilot Project
Only the lower 100 meters of trail is shared with other winter users.     
Groomed: Jan 20
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
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
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
Ice cleats and poles recommended. Do not hike off trail to find traction if slipping - turn back. 
Hiking Warning 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
Jan 13th - freeze / thaw / firm / icy conditions
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Wasootch Creek
Hiking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Wedge Connector
Caution: Bridge over Evan-Thomas Creek washed out.    
Groomed: Jan 21 Track Set: Jan 21
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