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Prince Albert National Park

Trail and Facilities Condition Report

July 31, 2015

  • Trail conditions fluctuate daily depending on the weather.
  • Trails are cleared of fallen trees periodically.

Note:

  • Very low water levels in the Kingsmere River.
  • Trail crews are currently working to clear fallen trees on the Grey Owl Trail. 

Trail Name 

Conditions and Comments 

Townsite

Fisher
7.2 km loop

Trail cleared July 28. Some wet/muddy areas.  

Red Deer Blue
5.2 km loop

Good condition. Trail cleared July 28.
Red Deer Red
8.1 km loop
Good condition. Trail cleared July 28.
Red Deer Yellow
5.8 k loop
Some wet/muddy areas. Trail cleared July 28.

 Highway #264

Boundary Bog
2.0 km loop
Good condition. Trail cleared July 28.

 Kingsmere Road  

Waskesiu River
2.5 km loop
Good condition. Trail cleared July 21.
Narrows Peninsula
3.0 km loop
Trail cleared July 28.
Kingsmere River
1.5 km one-way
Trail cleared July 13.
Grey Owl
20.0 km one-way
Trail cleared from Southend to Chipewyan Portage July 29. Numerous trees have fallen between Chipewyan Portage and Northend. Northend to Grey Owl’s cabin cleared July 30.

 Narrows Road

Mud Creek Trail
3 km loop
 Some muddy areas. Trail cleared July 28.
Treebeard
1.4 km loop
Some muddy areas. Trail cleared July 28.

 Scenic Route #263

Shady Lake
1.7 km loop
Trail cleared July 28.
Height-of-Land Tower
15 m tower
Good condition.
Freight Tait Springs
2 km one way
Trail cleared July 18.
Spruce River Highlands
8.5 km loop
Trail cleared July 19. Some wet sections.

Elk Trail
To Fish Lake
13km one way

Trail cleared April 21.
Elk Trail
Fish Lake to Camp Lake
3 km one way
Trail cleared April 21.
Elk Trail
Camp Lake to West Side Boundary
23 km one way
Not maintained.

 Cookson Road

Cookson Road West end closed for maintenance.
Hunters Lake
12.0 km one-way
Trail cleared May 19.
West Side Boundary
37.5 km one-way
Good condition.

 West Side

Amyot Lake
15.5 km loop
Good condition.

Park entry permits are required year round. Fees are invested back into facilities and services for visitors to enjoy. Obtain your pass at the Prince Albert National Park Visitor Centre.

Trail Map
Trail Descriptions

Safety:

  • Emergency 911
  • Parks Canada Dispatch (24 Hours) 1-877-852-3100  
  • Trails are not patrolled, please ensure you are self-reliant.
  • Keep your distance from wildlife and make noise while on the trails.
  • Watch for deadfall and slippery or broken boardwalks
  • Protect your pet and park wildlife by keeping your dog on a leash.
  • Please respect area and trail closures.
  • Use caution on boardwalk and stairs.
  • Do not rely on your cell/satellite phone to get you out of trouble. Coverage is variable throughout the Park.

Information:

  • Contact us by telephone: (306) 663-4522 or by email
  • Park entry permits can be purchased at the Visitor Centre  
  • Please register at the Visitor Centre for all overnight backcountry trips.
  • Check road conditions at 1-888-335-7623 or online.
  • Check weather conditions.