Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Trails

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
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

Groomed and mostly trackset from Elk Pass to Boulton Bridge. Track is thin and pitted in areas. 

2.2 km one-way Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Braille

Partially trackset. 

2.2 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Burstall Pass

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

7.4 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Burstall Pass (Backcountry) km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Chester Lake 4.6 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Elbow Lake

Warning: No vehicle access via HWY 40, Dec 1 - Jun 14.

Tombstone Backcountry and Equestrian Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Jun 14.

Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Jun 14.

1.4 km one-way Summer Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian OHVing Warning
Elk Pass

Quite thin at the parking lot, increasing in depth with elevation- not fully trackset, especially down low.

5.6 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Highwood Meadows

Warning: No vehicle access via HWY 40, Dec 1 - Jun 14.

0.6 km one-way Summer Hiking Warning
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

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

Turbine Canyon Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Jun 23.

7.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Meadow

Groomed and partially trackset from Elkwood to Lodgepole on Feb 14th. 

4.0 km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Peter Lougheed Paved 12.1 km one-way Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Pocaterra

Note: Snowmobile packed from trailhead to Packers junction on December 8th. 

 

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

Warning: No vehicle access via HWY 40, Dec 1 - Jun 14.

4.5 km Summer Hiking Warning
Rawson Lake 3.9 km one-way Summer Hiking Open
Rock Glacier Interpretive

Warning: No vehicle access via HWY 40, Dec 1 - Jun 14.

0.15 km one-way Summer Hiking Warning
Rockwall 0.5 km Summer Hiking Open
Rolly Road Training Grid

Groomed only. 

km Winter Cross Country Skiing Open
Spruce Road

Partially trackset. 

0.8 km Winter Hiking Cross Country Skiing Open
Three Isle Lake

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

Forks Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Jun 14.

Three Isle Lake Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Jun 23.

 

 

10.2 km Summer Hiking OHVing Open
Upper Lake

Aster Lake Backcountry Campground: Closed Dec 1 - Aug 3

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

Partially trackset. 

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

Oct 25: Sign changeover complete

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

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

63.0 km Goat Creek to Peninsula Day Use Winter Hiking Fat Biking Hiking OHVing Snowshoeing Open

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