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Fort Chipewyan Winter Road


Fort Chipewyan Winter Road Map

Fort Chipewyan winter Road

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Note: Effective Monday March 19 at 10:00 am, the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road is closed due to road conditions. The current load limit on the road is 5,000 kg; until road closure on March 19, high-clearance 4X4 vehicles and early morning travel is recommended.

For updates on the status of the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road, please consult the following sources:

History of the Road
Landmark Information

La Loche Winter Trail

Note: Effective Wednesday, March 14, 2018 the La Loche Winter Trail is closed for the season.

For updates on the status of the La Loche Winter Trail, please consult the following sources:

Lac La Biche Winter Trail


Effective Sunday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., the load limits will be reduced to 5,000 kg until further notice. In the evening, the load limits will return to posted levels (evening load limit from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. is unrestricted).

The Municipality maintains the first 10.7 km of the Lac La Biche trail off of the Conklin West Road.

For more information on the status of the Lac La Biche Winter Trail, please call the Roads Hotline at 780-743-7859.

Please contact Lac La Biche County for status updates on the section of the Winter Trail south of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Fort Smith Winter Road

For information on the Fort Smith Winter Road, please call Parks Canada at 1-867-872-7962.

All Winter Maintenance Zone Subzones will be active from March 19  - March 23 [Learn more]