Castle Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

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  • Winter Trails Now in Effect for Castle

    Effective:  December 3, 2021

      Sartoris, Adanac, O’Hagen and Carbondale Roads are open to snowmobile and tracked OHV traffic only December 1 – April 30. These roads will reopen for hwy vehicle traffic May 1.

  • Winter Tracked OHV Trails Now in Effect

    Effective:  December 2, 2021

      The O’Hagen Road is open to snowmobile and tracked OHV’s only Dec 1 to April 30.   Gates are now closed at the Castle Falls Junction and the Carbondale Road Junction, to ensure highway vehicles do not access the winter trail system by mistake. 

    Affected Areas
      O'Hagen Road
  • Syncline Brook Barnaby Parking and Trail Access

    Effective:  December 1, 2021

      The staging area is closed for the season December 1 - April 30.  Please ensure you legally park your vehicle and have avalanche and winter backcountry skills/training when accessing Syncline Brook and the Barnaby Trails for winter backcountry recreational activities.  

    Affected Areas
  • Non Motorized Use of South Castle Seasonal Road

    Effective:  December 1, 2021

      The South Castle Seasonal Road is closed to highway vehicles December 1 and will open pending creek crossing conditions are met, on or before June 15, 2022.  This seasonal, unmaintained road is open to non motorized recreation all year round. 

    Affected Areas
      South Castle Seasonal Road
  • Construction Closure - Beaver Mines Lake - Day Use Area and Parking Area Closures

    Effective:  September 7, 2021

      Effective Date:  September 7, 2021 until June 1, 2022

      Where:  Entrance parking area, the shoreline along with main road and the Forest Day Use Area  

      Why:  Site and roadway refurbishment

      • The entrance roadway along the lake shore will be reduced to one-way traffic at times and short delays may be encountered. 

       

  • Construction Closure - Select Locations Within Designated Camping Area 3

    Effective:  August 11, 2021

      Select Locations (Castle Falls Road and Carbondale Hill), within Designated Camping Area 3 will be closed for construction work from August 23, 2021 – June 1, 2022

      • Closed sections of DCA 3 are highlighted in Red on the map (on kiosks) and will be closed with barricades just prior to construction.
      • Campers are asked to completely vacate the closed locations by the evening of August 22nd.
      • Please follow all posted signage and closure notifications.
      • Designated camping areas 1, 2, 4 and 5 will also have closed sections for construction work, from September 7, 2021 to June 1, 2022.

      Please check kiosk locations or https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/south/castle-pp/advisories/ for details, and click on contact us at the bottom of the page if you have any questions.

  • Construction Closure - Select Locations Within Designated Camping Area 1, 2, 4 & 5

    Effective:  August 11, 2021

      Select Locations within Designated Camping Areas 1, 2, 4 and 5 will be closed for construction work, from September 7, 2021 to June 1, 2022.

      • Closed sections are highlighted in Red on the map (posted on kiosks) and will be closed with barricades just prior to construction.
      • Campers are asked to completely vacate the closed locations by the evening of September 6th.
      • Please follow all posted signage and closure notifications.

      Please check kiosk locations or https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/south/castle-pp/advisories/ for details, and click on contact us at the bottom of the page if you have any questions.

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