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

Bears and people

Be responsible - treat bears and other wildlife with the respect they deserve and need. By learning about bear behaviour, you can help reduce the likelihood of an encounter.

Play, Clean, Go

Waterton’s vulnerability to the spread of invasive plants has increased due to the Kenow Wildfire. You can help protect the landscape by remembering to Play Clean Go when hiking.

Around town

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Kootenai Brown Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Easy Prince of Wales Loop Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Easy Townsite Loop Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Alderson Lake (from Townsite trailhead) Closed. 01-10-2019: Closed due to wildfire; Trail details
Moderate Bear's Hump Trail Closed. 01-10-2019: Closed due to wildfire; Trail details
Moderate Bertha Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Use caution; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Crandell Loop Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Mountain biking is not recommended on the Akamina portion of the Crandell Loop Trail due to loose rock from rock scaling work; Snow covered sections; Trail details
Easy Linnet Lake Loop Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Difficult Crypt Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Use caution; Snow patches; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Lower Bertha Falls Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Lakeshore Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details

Akamina Parkway

The Akamina Parkway is open for hiking and biking (non-motorized use). The Akamina Parkway will close from early October 2019 to December 1, 2019 for significant construction work.

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Akamina Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Easy Cameron Lakeshore Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Rowe Lakes Trail: Lower Rowe Lakes Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow at high elevation ; Snow covered sections; Trail details
Moderate Rowe Lakes Trail: Upper Rowe Lakes Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow at high elevation ; Snow covered sections; Trail details
Moderate Boundary Creek Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Carthew-Alderson Trail Partially closed, check trail details for additional information. 07-10-2019: Adhere to all posted warnings and closures along trails; Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Tamarack Trail (from Rowe Meadow to Lone Lake) Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Summit Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Lineham Falls Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Akamina Pass Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Easy Crandell Lake Trail (Akamina Parkway) Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Trail details

Red Rock Parkway

The Red Rock Parkway is open for hiking and biking (non-motorized use).

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Blakiston Falls Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Lost Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Avion Ridge Open. 07-10-2019: Unmaintained trail; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Bellevue Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow patches; Trail details
Easy Red Rock Canyon Loop Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Snowshoe Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Blakiston Valley Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Twin Lakes Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult South Kootenay Pass Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Sage Pass Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Lone Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Goat Lake Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Easy Crandell Lake Trail (Red Rock Parkway) Open. 07-10-2019: Walk or bike in access only, road closed to vehicles; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details

Eastern areas / Highway 6

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Difficult Vimy Trail (from Wishbone junction) Open. 07-10-2019: Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Wishbone Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Horseshoe Basin Trail Open. 07-10-2019: Route finding may be necessary; Snow covered sections; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details