Trails Conditions & Advisories


  • Practice physical distancing at all times.  Keep two metres away from other persons. 
  • Restrict your park visit to members of your household.  Social gatherings of more than five people from outside a single household will be subject to fines. 
  • All trail shelters and backcountry cabins are closed.
  • Bring your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer.  Washrooms along trails are not regularly maintained. 
  • Practice Leave No Trace at all times and keep pets on short leash.
  • Review the COVID-19 Information for Park Visitors for updates before any park visits.

Winter Grooming Reports

Trail Grooming Report (Non-motorized)

Update January 14, 2021 (PDF)
Winter trail information is available here.

Snowmobile Trails

Snowmobile trails are open at Birds Hill, Clearwater Lake, Paint Lake, and Grand Beach.  Trails closed in all other parks due to inadequate snow/ice conditions.   
For snowmobile trail grooming details, visit Snoman’s Interactive Trail Map.

Advisories & Closures:

Attention Hikers:
Please note that trail designations change in the winter season - many trails are closed to hiking as they are groomed for other uses.  Please respect these activity designations and only hike on designated routes.  Remember, never hike on groomed ski trails!  Winter trail information is available here.

Trapping & Hunting Seasons Underway in Parks
Trail users should be aware that open trapping and hunting seasons occur in many provincial parks during the winter season, and that hunting and trapping may be occurring in the park they are visiting

  • Trail users are reminded to stay on designated trails and always keep pets on leash.  Wearing high visibility clothing is recommended.

Hunt Lake Trail – Whiteshell Provincial Park
Improvements to the trailhead and staging area are being undertaken in fall 2020, with construction expected to be completed by spring of 2021.  Work will include expansion of the parking lot, addition of a non-modern washroom, and re-routing the first section of trail away from the cottage block road.  The trail will remain open through construction, please be aware of additional signage and use caution in the area.  Details here.