Skip to content

Kananaskis Country

Kananaskis RCMP looking for witnesses to fatal motorcycle collision

Kananaskis RCMP looking for witnesses to fatal motorcycle collision

A 70-year-old man from Calgary was killed in a motorcycle collision near Lower Kananaskis Lake Friday afternoon (Sept. 4)
Cyclists have unusual encounter with duo of cougars

Cyclists have unusual encounter with duo of cougars

“You have to realize that we have a lot of cougars in Alberta and you should be prepared."
Alberta Parks gauging support for recreation user fees

Alberta Parks gauging support for recreation user fees

“We’ve looked across North America, and user fees are something many other jurisdictions use to maintain services and support quality visitor experiences in parks.”
Series of fire calls in and around Canmore prompt safety reminder

Series of fire calls in and around Canmore prompt safety reminder

Daily temperatures, fire hazards and illegal campfires are on the rise and Canmore Fire Rescue wants to remind residents how quickly a wildfire can start
Heat warnings issued for Canmore, K-Country

Heat warnings issued for Canmore, K-Country

Temperatures are rising this week.
Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Regional trail cleanup event planned for this weekend

Organizers of the Kananaskis Canmore Klean Up event are concerned increased volumes of garbage left along popular trails and in day-use parking lots in the region could attract wildlife and have 400 prizes to give out for those able to participate in the cleanup event
August long weekend keeps rescue crews busy in K-Country

August long weekend keeps rescue crews busy in K-Country

“This weekend was I would say more typical in the distribution of the style of calls but just more of them. For a long weekend in August having 20 calls in a weekend is still really busy.”
Heat warnings issued for Banff, Canmore, K-Country

Heat warnings issued for Banff, Canmore, K-Country

Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.
Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Alberta Parks to manage parking at popular Kananaskis day use areas beginning Aug. 1

Beginning Saturday (Aug. 1), Alberta Parks will manage traffic and parking at four popular Kananaskis day use areas – including Grassi Lakes and Yamnuska – after high visitor volumes resulted in vehicles parking along highways and impeding access by first responders
Bumper berry crop draws bears to valley bottoms in Bow Valley, K-Country

Bumper berry crop draws bears to valley bottoms in Bow Valley, K-Country

A bluff bear charge has forced closure of a paved bike trail in K-Country. Several other warnings and closures are in place as bears feast on a near-bumper buffaloberry crop.