Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Peter Lougheed Trail Report

Updated: March 28, 2020

Updated: March 28, 2020 | Print Report

    Annual Road Closures:

    1. The annual seasonal closure of Highway 40 south of the Kananaskis Lakes Trail junction and north of Highwood House is in effect until June 14th inclusive.

    Closures:

    1. Tailwater Snowshoe Trail - Closure
    2. Valleyview Road - Closure
    3. Blackshale Bridge- Seasonal Closure

    Notes:

    1. 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.
    2. Be aware of avalanche conditions! Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.
    3. Dogs are not permitted on ski trails in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.

    Snow Depths:

    Please note that we endeavor to display updated snow depth information but it may not be available due to remote monitoring.

    • Aster Lake: 147cm 

Maps

Live Grooming Report

Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
Amos
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Blueberry Hill
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Boulton Creek
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Braille
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Canyon Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Chester Lake
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Chester Lake Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Snowshoeing Warning
Come Along
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Elk Pass
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Elk Pass Snowshoe
    The Elk Pass Snowshoe Trail starts at the south end of Elk Pass Day Use and parking lot
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Elkwood Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Fox Creek
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Frost Heave Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time.  Limited directional signage
Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Graupel Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
High Rockies
    • Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time.
    • Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control
    • Blackshale Bridge is closed for the season
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Hogarth Lakes Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time.
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Hydroline
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time.  Caution is advised as the steep hill at the south end of Hydroline is shared with the Elk Pass Snowshoe Trail.
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Lodgepole
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Lookout
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Lower Lake Group Camp
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Lower Lake Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Lynx
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Marsh Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Meadow
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Open
Moraine
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Packers
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Patterson
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Penstock Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Pocaterra
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Pocaterra Training Grid
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Rolly Road
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Rolly Road Training Grid
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Sawmill Loop Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Sinclair
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Snowdrift Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
South Sawmill Loop
    Limited directional signage 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Spruce Road
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time.  Grooming/tracksetting of Spruce Road has ceased for the season.
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Tailwater Snowshoe
    Directional signage is currently limited
    • Closed between Penstock Loop and the Kananaskis Lakes Trail
Fat Biking Snowshoeing Closed
Torpor Loop
    Limited directional signage
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Tyrwhitt
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Upper Lake Connector
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Wheeler
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
Whiskey Jack
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
William Watson Lodge Access
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning
William Watson Lodge Connector
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Wintour Snowshoe
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning
Woolley
    Trailhead not vehicle accessible at this time. 
Cross Country Skiing Warning