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Kananaskis Conservation Pass

Kananaskis Conservation Pass

Purchase a daily or yearly pass now to experience Kananaskis Country and the Bow Valley Corridor while supporting conservation efforts in the area. To encourage sustainable transportation, the pass is based on your vehicle, not on the number of passengers, and is attached to the vehicle’s license plate.

Passes are $15 per day or $90 per year. By purchasing a pass you’re helping keep this special part of Alberta beautiful and protected for generations to come.

Looking for more information? Check out our FAQs section below or visit the Alberta Parks website.

Purchase Your Pass

KANANASKIS VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

1 AB-40, Kananaskis, AB T0L 2H0
403-678-0760

PETER LOUGHEED DISCOVERY & INFORMATION CENTRE

Kananaskis Lakes Trail, AB T0L 2H0
403-678-0760

CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE

1988 Olympic Way, Canmore, AB
403-678-2400

If you are not planning on stopping or using any facilities, a pass is not required.

Vehicles parked at provincial parks and public land sites in Kananaskis Country and the Bow Valley need a Conservation Pass.

Download the boundary map or view the interactive map for more detailed information.

You are not required to have a pass for the Town of Canmore. For more information on areas where a pass is required, download the boundary map or view the interactive map.

The Kananaskis Conservation Pass does not cover the parking fee at Quarry Lake.

If the group is arriving in individual cars, each car requires a Kananaskis Conservation Pass. If the group arranges for group transportation the following fees apply:

  • Vehicles that fit up to 15 passengers: $22.50 for a day pass or $135 for a yearly pass.
  • Vehicles that fit more than 15 passengers: $30 for a day pass or $180 for a yearly pass.

As the pass is registered to the license plate, you will need to wait to purchase your pass until you have picked up your rental vehicle. The pass can be purchased until midnight on the day of visiting Kananaskis.

Yes, as a user of park facilities, you are required to purchase a pass.

Yes, as a user of park facilities, you are required to purchase a pass.

There will be no additional trail fees for users of cross-country ski trails in Kananaskis. Winter trail fees will be in effect at the Canmore Nordic Centre only.