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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. For more information, visit:
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.
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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