Trail Condition Report

Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada

Updated: July-19-18

CLOSURES - WILDFIRE
Some areas in Waterton Lakes National Park are now open to the public after the Kenow Fire. Closures are still in effect for other areas due to safety hazards and infrastructure damage. Please see the list of open and closed areas.

Weather - Waterton Park.

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Area closures in effect
Condition Comments
Akamina Pass (Trailhead to the B.C. border) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Alderson Lake (from the townsite trailhead) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Avion Ridge CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Bear`s Hump CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Bellevue Open Mainly dry.
Bertha Falls Open Mainly dry.
Bertha Lake (from Bertha Falls to Bertha Lake) Open No report
Blakiston Falls CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Blakiston Valley (to South Kootenay Pass) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Blue Grouse Basin (from Twin Lakes to South Kootenay Pass) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Boundary Creek CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Cameron Lakeshore CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Carthew-Alderson (from Summit Lake via Carthew Lakes to Alderson Lake) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Crandell Lake (Akamina Parkway) Open Wet and muddy sections
Crandell Lake (Red Rock Parkway) Open Wet and muddy sections
Crandell Mountain Loop Open Wet and muddy sections
Crypt Lake - Waterton Lake landing to Burnt Rock Falls Open Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Crypt Lake - Burnt Rock Falls to Crypt Lake Open Mainly dry
Forum Lake - BC Park's trail CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Goat Lake CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Horseshoe Basin/Oil Basin Partial Closure Partial CLOSURE: East-west section along boundary closed from July 18 – July 25 for construction.
The Kootenai Brown Trail Open Open
Lakeshore (from Waterton townsite to the USA border) Open Mainly dry.
Lineham CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Linnet Lake Partial CLOSURE No report
Lone Lake (from South Kootenay Pass to Lone Lake) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Lost Lake (from Snowshoe cabin to Lost Lake) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Red Rock Canyon Loop CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Rowe Lake - Lower CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Rowe Meadow (from Lower Rowe Lake) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Sage Pass CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Snowshoe CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
South Kootenay Pass CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Summit Lake CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Tamarack (from Rowe Meadow to Lone Lake) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Townsite Trail Open Some detouring required
Twin Lakes (from Snowshoe cabin) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Upper Rowe Lake (from Rowe Meadow) CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Vimy (from Wishbone junction) Open Snow patches. Wet and muddy sections.
Wall Lake - BC Park's trail CLOSED CLOSED due to wildfire
Wishbone Open Mainly dry.
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