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.

Practice responsible recreation

Many people visit the Bighorn Backcountry throughout the year. Please respect your neighbours and the lands that we are all privileged to use. Practice responsible recreation so that you and all other users may enjoy your experience in the area.

Rules for motorized and non-motorized trail use

Heavy trail use can have a significant impact on the environment. Whether you are taking part in motorized or non-motorized recreation, do your part to minimize your impact when out on the trails. See:

You can also visit: Leave No Trace.

Age restrictions

In Alberta, no one under the age of 14 years may operate an off-highway vehicle or snow vehicle unless accompanied by an adult. Additional information can be found at: Traffic Safety Act.

Watch for wildlife

Black bears, grizzly bears and other wildlife live in the Bighorn Backcountry. Please exercise caution if you encounter any wildlife on the trails. See:

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