Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

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.
Trail Length Season Permitted Activities (Legend) Status
1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Interpretive 2.1 km Summer Hiking Open
Bill Benson 0.7 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Black Prince Cirque Interpretive

Note: The Blackshale Creek Suspension Bridge is NOT accessed on this trail.

4.2 km Summer Hiking Open
Boulton Creek

Snowmobile packed only; very thin base.

2.2 km one-way Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Braille

Snowmobile packed on Nov. 15th. Thin snow coverage with open water and/or ice.

2.2 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Burstall Pass

Snow covered, over 30cm.

Note: Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail ONLY.

7.4 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Burstall Pass (Backcountry)

Deep snow.

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Chester Lake

Winter conditions and signage.  Snow covered, over 30cm.

4.6 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Elbow Lake

Trail and campground now open. Trail mainly snow covered with up to 10cm accumulation.

1.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Open
Elk Pass 5.6 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Highwood Meadows

Deep snow.

0.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive

Closure: Stream crossings washed away by penstock/dam construction. Trail is impassable and is closed indefinitely.

0.8 km Summer Hiking Closed
Lookout 1.7 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Lower Lake Interpretive 0.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Maude-Lawson

Deep snow at high elevations.

Note: This trail has been redirected just west of Forks for access to Turbine Canyon.

7.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Meadow

Thin snow coverage with open water and/or ice.

4.0 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Peter Lougheed Paved

Summer trail signage removed and replaced with winter signage. Snow covered.

12.1 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Pocaterra

Summer trail signage removed and replaced with winter signage. Snow covered.

Note: This report is NOT for the Pocaterra Ridge or Cirque trails

9.9 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Ptarmigan Cirque Interpretive

Snow covered.

4.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rawson Lake

Snow covered.

3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive

Snow covered.

0.15 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rockwall

Bear Closure.

0.5 km Summer Hiking Closed
Rolly Road Training Grid

Snowmobile packed on Nov. 15th. Thin snow coverage.

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Spruce Road

Very thin base with some uneven surfaces.

0.8 km Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Three Isle Lake

Deep snow. Forks Backcountry Campground: Closed for 2022 due to construction.

Note: Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

 

10.2 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Upper Lake

Aster Lake is snowbound.

NOTE: Firewood is no longer supplied at Point Campground and collecting forest deadwood

or cutting of trees is prohibited. Fire pits have been removed. No fires allowed.

15.7 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Whiskey Jack 3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
William Watson Lodge Access

Thin base with some uneven surfaces.

0.6 km one-way Year-round Hiking OHVing Cross Country Skiing Open
Peninsula 0.4 km Summer Hiking Open
Tailwater Snowshoe 1.9 km Winter Fat Biking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe 8.1 km Winter Fat Biking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Torpor Loop 6.1 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
South Sawmill Loop 2.8 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
William Watson Lodge Connector 0.7 km Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
Boulton Creek Interpretive 4.9 km Summer Hiking Open
Marl Lake Interpretive

Snow covered.

1.5 km for loop Summer Hiking Open
Lower Lake 3.5 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
High Rockies (Winter)

Goat Creek access is closed.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open
High Rockies (Summer)

Goat Creek access is closed.

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use; 80.0 km Goat Creek to Elk Pass Summer Dog Sledding Hiking OHVing Open

Safety