Whether you're out for a leisurely hike or a longer adventure, make your trip a safe one by checking the latest conditions.

Icy and muddy trails

Watch your step! Trails may be slippery. Wear appropriate footwear and consider trekking poles when navigating wet or icy sections.

Safety Information 
Play, Clean, Go

The Kenow Wildfire has created a natural disturbance on the landscape and native plants in Waterton Lakes National Park.

Info on Play, Clean, Go 

Around town

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Kootenai Brown Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Mainly dry; Snow patches; Trail details
Easy Prince of Wales Loop Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Mainly dry; Snow patches; Trail details
Easy Townsite Loop Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Mainly dry; Snow patches; Trail details
Difficult Alderson-Carthew Trail (from Townsite trailhead) Variable conditions. 19-04-2021: Winter conditions; Avalanche terrain; Trail details
Moderate Bear's Hump Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Mainly dry; Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Bertha Lake Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Temporary bridge structures are in place. Use caution when crossing; Avalanche terrain; Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details
Moderate Townsite-Crandell Lake Trail Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Minor rough sections; Trail overgrown with vegetation; Trail details
Easy Linnet Lake Loop Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Mainly dry; Snow patches; Trail details
Difficult Crypt Lake Trail Variable conditions. 12-04-2021: This hike requires a boat shuttle to and from the trailhead. Contact Waterton Shoreline Cruise Co. (403 859 2362) for shuttle schedule and availability, particularly during spring and fall; Avalanche terrain; Trail details
Moderate Lower Bertha Falls Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Temporary bridge structures are in place. Use caution when crossing; Snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Moderate Lakeshore Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details

Akamina Parkway

Akamina Parkway is open to vehicles up to Little Prairie Day Use Area.

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Akamina Lake Trail Variable conditions. 12-04-2021: The Akamina Parkway is closed to vehicles from Little Prairie Day Use Area to Cameron Lake; Winter conditions; Trail details
Easy Cameron Lakeshore Trail Variable conditions. 12-04-2021: The Akamina Parkway is closed to vehicles from Little Prairie Day Use Area to Cameron Lake; Winter conditions; Trail details
Moderate Rowe Lakes Trail: Lower Rowe Lakes Trail Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details
Moderate Rowe Lakes Trail: Upper Rowe Lakes Trail Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details
Moderate Boundary Creek Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Open to the Canada-U.S.A border; Trail not maintained often; Trail details
Difficult Carthew-Alderson Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Avalanche terrain; Icy and snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Difficult Tamarack Trail (from Rowe Meadow to Lone Lake) Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Avalanche terrain; Icy and snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Moderate Summit Lake Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Avalanche terrain; Icy and snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Moderate Lineham Falls Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Avalanche terrain; Icy and snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Moderate Akamina Pass Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Avalanche terrain; Icy and snow covered, variable conditions; Trail details
Easy Crandell Lake Trail (Akamina Parkway) Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Minor rough sections; Trail details

Red Rock Parkway

Red Rock Parkway is available for hiking, biking and winter recreation. The road is closed to vehicles for the season.

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Blakiston Falls Spring conditions 05-05-2021: Trail is in good condition; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Lost Lake Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Difficult Avion Ridge Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Winter conditions; Unmaintained trail; Trail details
Moderate Bellevue Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Snowshoe Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Easy Red Rock Canyon Loop Trail Spring conditions 05-05-2021: Trail is in good condition; Trail details
Difficult Blakiston Valley Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Twin Lakes Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Difficult South Kootenay Pass Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Difficult Sage Pass Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Difficult Lone Lake Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Difficult Goat Lake Trail Spring conditions 03-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Easy Crandell Lake Trail (Red Rock Parkway) Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Minor rough sections; Trail details

Eastern areas / Highway 6

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Difficult Vimy Trail (from Wishbone junction) Spring conditions 05-05-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Wishbone Trail Variable conditions. 05-05-2021: Sections of trail overgrown with vegetation; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Horseshoe Basin Trail Variable conditions. 03-05-2021: Route finding may be necessary; Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details