Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

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Trails

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TrailLengthSeasonPermitted Activities (Legend) StatusList
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive2.1 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Bill Benson0.7 km one-waySummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapOut-and-Back,PavedKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive4.2 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Boulton Creek2.2 km one-wayWinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiing02-IntermediateConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Boulton Creek Interpretive4.9 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Burstall Pass
  • Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY 
7.4 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Burstall Pass (Backcountry)WinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Chester Lake4.6 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Chester Lake (Winter)4.6 km one-wayWinterCross country skiing xc skiingClosedSkiingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Elbow Lake1.4 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingEquestrian horseback ridingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Equestrian,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Elk Pass5.6 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe

Limited directional signage

8.1 kmWinterFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
High Rockies (Summer)

Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control

63.0 Goat Creek to Pocaterra Dam; 80.0 Goat Creek to Elk Pass kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Bow Valley WPP,Peter Lougheed PP
High Rockies (Winter)

Between Nov. 1 and May 1 the trail is closed through the Buller Slide Path due to Highway Avalanche Control

63.0 Goat Creek to Pocaterra Dam kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountrySpray Valley-- Spray Valley PP,Peter Lougheed PP,Bow Valley WPP
Highwood Meadows0.6 km one-waySummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
  • Trail damaged due to dam construction
0.8 kmSummerHikingClosedHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lookout
  • The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings
1.7 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lower Lake3.5 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-Back,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Lower Lake Interpretive0.5 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Marl Lake Interpretive1.5 km for loopSummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Maude-Lawson

Significant snow on the trail - see comments on trail report

7.5 kmSummerHikingSnow CoveredHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Meadow4.0 kmYear-roundCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiing02-IntermediateConnector Trail,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Peninsula0.4 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Peter Lougheed Paved

Bear Closure from Lower Lake Campground to Mt. Sarrail Campground

12.1 one-way kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingPartially ClosedBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-Back,Point-to-Point,PavedKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Pocaterra9.9 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive4.5 kmSummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,LoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rawson Lake3.9 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rock Glacier Interpretive0.15 km one-waySummerHikingOpenHikingInterpretive Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rockwall0.5 kmSummerHikingwheel chair accessibleOpenHikingWheelchair Accessible HandicapLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Rolly Road Training GridWinterCross country skiing xc skiingOpenSkiingKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
South Sawmill Loop2.8 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Spruce Road

 

Grooming/tracksetting of Spruce Road has ceased for the season.

0.8 kmYear-roundHikingCross country skiing xc skiingwheel chair accessibleOpenHiking,SkiingWheelchair Accessible Handicap02-IntermediateLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Tailwater Snowshoe

Directional signage is currently limited

  • Closed between Penstock Loop and the Kananaskis Lakes Trail
1.9 kmWinterFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingClosedFat Biking,Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Three Isle Lake

Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

10.2 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Cycling03-DifficultOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Torpor Loop

Limited directional signage

6.1 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingWarningFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Upper Lake15.7 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingLoopKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Valleyview5 kmSummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingOut-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
Whiskey Jack3.9 km one-waySummerHikingBiking bike CyclingOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,CyclingConnector Trail,Out-and-BackKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
William Watson Lodge Access0.6 km one-wayYear-roundHikingBiking bike CyclingCross country skiing xc skiingwheel chair accessibleOpenBiking/Cycling,Hiking,Skiing,CyclingWheelchair Accessible HandicapConnector Trail,Point-to-PointKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
William Watson Lodge Connector0.7 kmWinterHikingFat Biking BikeBiking bike CyclingsnowshoeingOpenFat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Snowshoeing,CyclingConnector TrailKananaskis CountryPeter Lougheed-- Peter Lougheed PP
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