Bighorn Backcountry

Alberta's Bighorn Backcountry is an area of public lands east of Banff and Jasper National Parks.

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Bighorn Backcountry

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Public Lands Camping Pass required

A Public Lands Camping Pass is required to random camp on public land along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.

Due to extreme weather events and natural occurrences such as fire, flood and heavy snowfall that can take place in the region, travellers in the Bighorn Backcountry Public Land Use Zones should exercise caution. See: