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Prince Albert National Park

Trail Report

September 11, 2014 

Trail Name 

Conditions and Comments 

Townsite

Fisher
7.2 km loop

Wet and muddy sections. Sitting water on trail.

Red Deer Blue
5.2 km loop

Wet and muddy sections.
Red Deer Red
8.1 km loop
Wet and muddy sections.
Red Deer Yellow
5.8 k loop
Wet and muddy sections.

 Highway #264

Boundary Bog
2.0 km loop
Use caution on boardwalks.

 Kingsmere Road  

Waskesiu River
2.5 km loop
Some wet and muddy sections. Use caution on boardwalks.
Narrows Peninsula
3.0 km loop
Use caution on boardwalks.
Kingsmere River
1.5 km one-way
Use caution on boardwalks.
Grey Owl
20.0 km one-way
Boardwalk washed out between Northend Campground and Ajawaan Lake. Trail is flagged at washout. Wet and muddy conditions.

 Narrows Road

Mud Creek
2.0 km loop
Repairs to boardwalk are now complete.
Ice Push Ridge
150 meters one-way
Not maintained.
Treebeard
1.2 km loop
Some wet and muddy sections.

 Scenic Route #263

Shady Lake
1.7 km loop
Use caution on boardwalks.
Height-of-Land Tower
15 m tower
Good condition.
Freight Tait Springs
2 km one way
Some wet and muddy sections. Sitting water on trail.
Spruce River Highlands
8.5 km loop
Numerous wet and muddy sections.
Kinowa
5.0 km one-way
Not maintained.

Elk Trail
To Fish Lake
13km one way

Wet and muddy sections. Junction at Mackenzie Creek is approximately 7 metres to cross and 0.3 metres deep.
Elk Trail
Fish Lake to Camp Lake
3 km one way
Wet and muddy sections. 
Elk Trail
Camp Lake to West Side Boundary
23 km one way
Wet and muddy sections. Not maintained.

 Cookson Road

Hunters Lake
12.0 km one-way
Wet and muddy sections.
West Side Boundary
37.5 km one-way
Wet and muddy sections.

 West Side

Amyot Lake
15.5 km loop
Wet and muddy sections.

Trail Map
Trail Descriptions

Safety:

  • Emergency 911
  • Parks Canada Dispatch 1-877-852-3100
  • Watch for deadfall. Use caution on boardwalk and stairs.
  • Trails are not patrolled, please ensure you are self-reliant.
  • Do not rely on your cell/satellite phone to get you out of trouble. Coverage is variable throughout the Park.

Information:

  • Visitor Centre: hours of operation:
  • Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm 
  • Contact us by telephone: (306) 663-4522 or by email
  • Park entry permits can be purchased at the Visitor Centre, East Gate, or South Gate
  • To maintain a high quality of service during your visits throughout the year, park entry fees are in place. Fees are invested back into facilities and services that for visitors to enjoy.
  • Please register at the Visitor Centre for all overnight backcountry trips.
  • Check road conditions at 1-888-335-7623 or online.
  • Check weather conditions.