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Construction Projects | Bow Valley Parkway Mandatory Seasonal Travel Restriction
Site Guidelines for Lake Louise Ski Area


We're rehabilitating infrastructure in Banff National Park.
To learn more, go to Construction Projects


Bow Valley Parkway Mandatory Seasonal Travel Restriction

From March 1st to June 25th, 2016, travel is not permitted between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. on the 17-kilometre section of the parkway from Johnston Canyon Campground to the Fireside Picnic Area. This is to ensure the area remains a high quality home for wildlife.



Parks Canada Approves Site Guidelines for Lake Louise Ski Area 

August 1, 2015 Lake Louise, Alberta - Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced the approval of the Lake Louise Ski Area Site Guidelines for Development and Use. The approved Guidelines, developed in collaboration with the Lake Louise Ski Area, include major gains in conservation, visitor experience and education for one of Canada’s most iconic winter destinations.