Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Where the Larches Are

So, where are the best larches in Kananaskis Country. There are many old favourites — Burstal Pass, Pocaterra Ridge, Chester Lake — but there are many others. Here is our selection of some of the best larch hikes.

Boulton Creek Re-envisaged

So we started out on Boulton Creek interpretive trail and followed it down to the new bridge over Boulton Creek.  From here we turned left and looked at the re-worked section of the ski trail to the junction with Fox Creek and Moraine. All was good. Plodded up Moraine and down to the bridge again, then turned [...]

First we had a look at Three Isle Lake trail. Apart from a new footbridge at Invincible Creek and a short reroute off the bridge, the main changes occur between Upper Kananaskis  Falls bridge and Forks Campground with a major reroute beyond the spring creek crossing.  The new trail crosses Dead Horse Gulch, as James calls it, [...]

TransAlta has resumed work on the penstock replacement in the Canyon Campground area of Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The penstock, constructed in 1955, is leaking at numerous locations along its 1.37 km stretch. The new steel penstock will be buried. As a result of the project construction, the penstock and surrounding area, including Canyon Campground, [...]