Spray Valley Provincial Park

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  • Partial Closure - Highway 742 Spray Lakes Road

    Effective:  September 25, 2021

      • Effective Date: September 25, 2021 - October 8, 2021
      • Where: Highway 742 Spray Lakes Road from Grassi Lakes to the end of The Narrows, affecting approximately 15 kms
      • Why: Canmore Volker Stevin will be conducting road maintenance work. There will be signage indicating Road Improvement Ahead. The work will be conducted daily from 0700 hrs until 1700 hrs. The road will be open during the overnight period.  Expect delays if you are traveling on Hwy 742 during this time.

      Update SEP 27: Grassi Lakes to Goat Creek Trailhead is open as of 17:00 but will be closed on 28 SEP at 07:00 until 17:00. Goat creek trailhead is currently accessible. Goat creek parking lot to spray dam is CLOSED. There is no through access south from Canmore to KLT/HI 40. Will be closed until 17:00 28 SEP.

      28 SEP: Grassi Lakes to Spray DAM closure until 1700 September 29th no through access.

      For more information please go to the 511 Alberta Website or contact Volker Stevin Highway Maintenance.

  • Partial Closure - Karst Spring Trail Construction

    Effective:  September 7, 2021

      • Effective Date: September 7, 2021
      • Where: Closure is in effective beyond 1st bench/viewpoint
      • Why: To dismantle the damaged viewpoint and prepare for its reconstruction

  • Construction Closure - Mt. Shark Biathlon Range

    Effective:  July 19, 2021

      • Effective Date: Mid-July 2021 until at least September 17th
      • Where: Mt. Shark Biathlon Range
      • Why: Re-construction of the Mt. Shark Biathlon Range

  • Bear Warning - Spray Lakes West Campground

    Effective:  July 10, 2021

      • Effective Date: July 10, 2021 until further notice
      • Where: Spray Lakes West campground
      • Why: A bear has gotten into human food

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

    • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
    • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
    • Keep your pet on a leash.
    • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray.
    • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

    Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories