Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Peter Lougheed Trail Report

Updated: July 12, 2020

Updated: July 12, 2020 | Print Report

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    1. Vault Toilets are open, however visitors should plan to bring their own sanitary supplies, including paper and sanitizer.
    2. Be wildlife aware! Traveling in groups, making noise on trail, keeping pets on leash and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.
    3. Be aware of avalanche conditions! Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.


Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
Bill Benson
Hiking Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive
Hiking Open
Boulton Creek Interpretive
Hiking Open
Burstall Pass
    • Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY 
Hiking Biking Open
Chester Lake
    Bear Closure - see notes
Hiking Biking Closed
Elbow Lake
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Elk Pass
Hiking Biking Open
High Rockies
    Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control
Hiking Biking Open
Highwood Meadows
Hiking Open
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
    • Trail damaged due to dam construction
Hiking Closed
    • The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings
Hiking Biking Open
Lower Lake
Hiking Open
Lower Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open
Marl Lake Interpretive
Hiking Open
    Significant snow on the trail - see comments on trail report
Hiking Snow Covered
Hiking Open
Peter Lougheed Paved
    Bear Closure from Lower Lake Campground to Mt. Sarrail Campground
Hiking Biking Partially Closed
Hiking Biking Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive
Hiking Open
Rawson Lake
    Bear Closure
Hiking Closed
Rock Glacier Interpretive
Hiking Open
Hiking Open
Spruce Road
      Grooming/tracksetting of Spruce Road has ceased for the season.
Hiking Open
Three Isle Lake
    Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead
Hiking Biking Open
Upper Lake
Hiking Biking Open
Hiking Biking Open
Whiskey Jack
Hiking Biking Open
William Watson Lodge Access
Hiking Biking Open