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2022 Trail Updates

A number of popular trails and climbing areas in the Canmore area are closed for the remainder of 2022.

Effective date: April 1, 2022 until the end of 2022

Where: 

Trail Closures:

  • Grassi Lakes Trail
  • Junkyard Trail
  • Ha Ling Trail
  • Miner’s Peak Trail
  • Goat Creek Trail
  • East End of Rundle Route
  • Reclaimer Mountain Bike Trail
  • Riders of Rohan Mountain Bike Trail
  • Access to High Rockies Trail from Goat Creek

Climbing Area Closures:

  • Grassi Lakes Climbing Area
  • Ha Ling Climbing Area
  • East End of Rundle Climbing Area

Why:

To provide formalized parking and trailhead facilities, Alberta Parks will be expanding four parking lots in the Grassi Lakes and Goat Creek trail areas. To align with the parking lot work, trail construction work will occur on the Grassi Lakes trail and Goat Creek trail. For more information, please visit the Alberta Parks website and review the FAQs.

Effective date: March 30, 2022 until further notice

Where:

Trail Closures:

  • Lady MacDonald Trail

Climbing Area Closures:

  • Cougar Creek Canyon

Why:

There will be construction and blasting activities to support the Town of Canmore Cougar Creek Sediment Retention Structure Project. The closure is in place for the safety of both the workers on-site and the general public, as the trail runs parallel to the construction site.