Trail Condition Report

Kootenay National Park of Canada

Updated: August-14-18

A fire ban has been issued for Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks due to elevated fire danger. Lighting or maintaining fires in these areas is now strictly prohibited. The fire ban will be lifted as soon as conditions permit. Report any wildfires, illegal campfires, or suspicious smoke to Banff Dispatch 403-762-4506.

Highway 93S experiencing intermittent closures. Check drivebc.ca for updates

All backcountry campgrounds in Kootenay National Park are now Closed due to wildfires in the area.  Call or email the Kootenay National Park Visitor Centre for more information.  (250) 347-9505  or  kootenay.info@pc.gc.ca

Fire Danger Rating
FIRE BAN! - A fire ban has been implemented for all Campgrounds. Lighting and maintaining fires in the campground is prohibited.
Condition Comments
Current Fire Danger Extreme
Radium Hot Springs - Sinclair Pass Area
Condition Comments
Valleyview Good
Redstreak Loop Good
Redstreak Restoration Good
Redstreak Campground Trail Good
Juniper and Sinclair Canyon Good
Redstreak Creek Good
Kimpton Creek Fair / Good
Kindersley / Sinclair Loop Restricted Access: Must hike in tight groups of four or more
Olive Lake CLOSED Bear Activity
Kootenay River Area
Condition Comments
Cobb Lake CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Dog Lake CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Simpson River CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Cycling Trails
Condition Comments
East Kootenay CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Dolly Varden / Luxor Pass CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
West Kootenay CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Hector Gorge CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Vermilion Pass Area
Condition Comments
Verdant Creek and Honeymoon Pass CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Hawk Creek to Ball Pass CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Stanley Glacier Good
Marble Canyon Good
Paint Pots Good
Paint Pots to Marble Canyon Good
Tokumm Creek / Prospector's Valley CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Fireweed Loops Good
Rockwall Trails
Condition Comments
Floe Lake CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Numa Creek CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Tumbling Creek CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Ochre Creek CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Helmet Creek and Falls CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Tumbling / Helmet / Ochre Loop CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
Rockwall - Floe Lake to Helmet Falls CLOSED – No Entry or Travel. CLOSED due to wildfire
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