It's berry season!

Black and grizzly bears are feeding on berries right now. It is easy to surprise a bear that is focused on feeding. Reduce your risk

Area Closure

Ä’äy Chu West, Bullion, Sheep Creek and Soldier’s Summit Trails, and Thechàl Dhâl’.

Overnight trips in the park are required to obtain Backcountry Permits and register prior to and deregister upon completion of overnight activities. Bear resistant food containers are mandatory.

You can register for overnight trips into the park at the visitor centre. Please arrive at the centre an hour before closing times to give staff time to process your permit. Visitor Centre hours of operation

Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Soldier's Summit Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Moderate Sheep Creek Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Moderate Bullion Plateau Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: (km 0 - 5.8) Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: (km 5.8 - 22.5) Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim's River) West: Observation Mtn Plateau/Summit Route Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Easy Alsek Valley: (km 0 - 6.1) Fair. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Be careful fording rivers and streams; Trail details
Easy Alsek Valley: (km 6.1 -15.4) Unknown conditions  
Easy Alsek Valley: (km 15.4 - 26) Good. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Be careful fording rivers and streams; Sections of brush; Trail details
Easy Spruce Beetle Unknown conditions. 28-07-2020: This trail is not maintained by Parks Canada; Trail details
Easy Dezadeash River Good. 15-07-2020: Free of brush; Free of downed trees; Trail details
Moderate Auriol Fair. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Sections of brush; Trail details
Easy Kokanee Excellent. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Moderate King's Throne: Trail Fair. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Sections of brush; Trail details
Difficult King's Throne: Summit Route Good. 26-06-2020: Recommended for experienced hikers only; Trail details
Easy Rock Glacier Good. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Moderate Shorty Creek Fair. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Sections of brush; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: (km 0 - 7.5) Good. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Be careful fording rivers and streams; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: (km 7.5 - 16.5) Poor. 15-07-2020: Fire ban in effect; Minor rough sections; Trail details
Moderate Mush Lake Road: (km 16.5 - 22.4) Poor. 15-07-2020: A few wet and muddy sections; Fire ban in effect; Major rough sections; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: (km 16.5 - 33) Open. 26-06-2020: Fire ban in effect; Potential stream crossings; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: (km 33 -49) Open. 26-06-2020: Potential stream crossings; Campfire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: (km 49 - 67) Open. 26-06-2020: A few downed trees.; Sections of brush; Potential stream crossings; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Cottonwood: (km 67 - 85) Open. 26-06-2020: Potential stream crossings; A few downed trees.; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Moderate St. Elias Lake Good. 26-06-2020: Fire ban in effect; Trail details

Routes

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Route Dän Zhùr (Donjek) Route Open. 26-06-2020: Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Thechàl Dhâl (Sheep Mountain) Ridge Route Closed. 04-08-2020: Aggressive bear in the area; Trail details
Difficult Ä’äy Chù (Slim’s River) East Open. 02-08-2020: Fire ban in effect; Bear warning in effect; Hike in a group and make noise; Trail details
Difficult Mount Decoeli Route Open. 26-06-2020: Route unmarked; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Kimberley Meadows Route Open. 26-06-2020: Difficult route finding ; Fire ban in effect; Trail details
Difficult Quill Creek Route Open. 26-06-2020: Difficult route finding ; Fire ban in effect; Trail details