Closures in the National Parks

Due to high water levels, as a precautionary measure, Parks Canada has temporarily closed the following:

Banff National Park

  • Fenland trails and Baker Creek day use area. Johnston Canyon trail has reopened.
  • In Lake Louise, footbridges and some foot paths along the Bow and Pipestone Rivers.
  • The RV/trailer section of the Lake Louise Campground has re-opened. Tent sites are available at nearby Kicking Horse and Tunnel Mountain campgrounds (new)
  • A small section of Mosquito Creek Campground is still closed.

Yoho National Park

  • Chancellor Peak Campground and Finn Creek day use area; Monarch Campground is not yet open for the season. An excellent alternative is historic Kicking Horse Campground near Field
  • The back road from the community of Field and the Kicking Horse trail
  • The Wapta Lake footbridge

Kootenay National Park

  • The Stanley Glacier, Dog Lake, Paint Pots to Marble Canyon and other extended Paint Pots trails.
  • Marble Canyon Campground is not yet open for the season, but Redstreak Campground near Radium Hot Springs is open.

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